Category Archives: Notice of Meeting

March 2020 Meeting

Our speaker will be Thomas Williamson the Senior Bee Inspector with DAERA. Tom will be talking on bee heath and diseases. This will be a timely talk and a good refresher as we move towards the season.

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Feruary 2020 meeting

The February meeting will be held on Monday 17 February at 7.45pm. Our guest speaker will be Gavin Ramsey who will be talking about “Queens and Queen rearing”. For those of you who don’t know, Gavin is a semi commercial … Continue reading

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December Meeting/ Christmas Quiz

Its that time of year again and time for the BDBKA Christmas Quiz, hosted by our very own Esther Ross. Come along for some festive fun and entertainment. Feel free to bring along snacks, nibbles and a tipple if the … Continue reading

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November Meeting

The next meeting of the association will take place at 8.00pm in Glenburn Church Hall on Monday 11th November, click here for directions. The speaker will be Alan Rea and the topic “Drone Laying Queens and Laying Workers”. This talk … Continue reading

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First Meeting Winter Program

The first meeting of the winter program will talk place on Monday 12th August at St. John’s church hall, see website for directions. There will be 2 talks, one on Honey Show preparation and one on winter colony preparation.  

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April Meeting

The April meeting will be on Monday 8th April where the speaker will be Patrick Lundy and his topic will be “Delaying and Managing Swarming”. Also the AGM will be held at this meeting and enrolment for the summer program … Continue reading

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November Meeting

The next meeting of Belfast Beekeepers is on Monday 12th November 7.30pm at the usual venue in Holywood, the CFC Hall. The speaker for this meeting is Dr Archie Murchie who will be discussing the situation of bees and beekeeping in … Continue reading

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February Meeting

The next meeting will take place on 12th February 2018 the speaker will be Orla Maguire, Belfast Council Biodiversity Officer who will talk about many of the local environmental issues we have in common as beekeepers.

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December Meeting 11th

Christmas Quiz The next meeting is on Monday 11th December at 7.30 and is the annual quiz night which is a great social event. Feel free to bring along snacks or any other goodies to share afterwards. Winter Varroa Treatment … Continue reading

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Next Meeting: 13th November

Pollen: From Flower to Food This talk will consist of 3 sections, 1: the production pollen by flowers, 2: the  mechanism bees use in flight to transfer pollen to the hive, 3; the importance of pollen to the honey bee. … Continue reading

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