MBKA holds regular meetings throughout the summer, using apiaries belonging to members. In the winter we move indoors with meetings, lectures, educational and social events. These provide great opportunities to share beekeeping problems, keep informed about the latest threats, compare notes and simply enjoy the company of others with an interest in beekeeping.

Our annual attendance at the Kent County Show, local ploughing matches and various other local outdoor events mean the Association is as busy during the summer as our bees!.

 

Summer Meetings & Events

We will be organising meetings and more Zoom presentations in the future watch the space below for futher information when it becomes available:

 

25th September 2021
Clear-up Day at the Pavilion Apairy.

30th September 2021
Closing date for entries to BBKA modules to be held on Saturday 13th November 2021.

4th October 2021
Closing date for entries to the National Honey Show.

13th October 2021
First talk in the MBKA Winter Series:

David Rudland on “The Inspector Calls”. A light hearted but informative look at 9 years as a Seasonal Bee Inspector.

21st – 23rd October 2021
National Honey Show in Esher, Surrey. Entry forms due by 4th October 2021

 

31st October 2021
Closing date for orders for the MBKA calender.

 

Stop the importation of honey bees into GB from the EU via Northern Ireland

The UK Government should ensure that people cannot circumvent restrictions on the movement of bees from the EU to GB by moving them via NI. Unrestricted movement of bees could allow Small Hive Beetle to arrive and devastate British beekeeping.

Please share the link: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/577603

 

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