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May 2018

YDBKA 17th Annual Auction

May 12 @ 09:00 - 15:00
Murton Park, Murton park
York, YO19 5UF United Kingdom
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Items accepted from 9.00am with viewing from 11.00am. Auction starts at 12 noon NB: Bees can be accepted Friday 11th May evening by prior appointment and at your own overnight risk, in secure and sealed boxes. - MUST BE EXAMINED by the Bee Inspector prior to arrival. INFORMATION FOR BUYERS: Car parking and entry to the Auction are free If you think that you may bid for any items, please register your name with the Steward at the entrance. You…

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Apiary Meeting May 2018

May 19 @ 12:00 - 14:00
Murton Park, Murton park
York, YO19 5UF United Kingdom
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Martin Ainsley, Topic TBC

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June 2018

Annual Outing 2018 – Thorne

June 16 @ 08:30 - 17:00

A trip to Thornes, and tour of their set-up. Places are limited, book early to avoid disappointment.

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Annual Barbecue 2018 – North Duffield

June 23 @ 18:00 - 22:00

Hosts: John and Mary Ellwood

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Queen Rearing Course

June 30 @ 10:00 - 12:00
Murton Park, Murton park
York, YO19 5UF United Kingdom
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This year our Queen-rearing course will begin on 30th June. The course will again be taught by David Bough, one of our most experienced Beekeepers and also an excellent teacher. To be able to benefit from the course, you will need to have the following: At least two years experience of keeping your own bees Either excellent natural eyesight or magnifying glasses which enable you to see eggs - this is essential when grafting. The ability to commit to ALL…

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July 2018

Apiary Meeting July 2018 – Murton CHANGE OF DATE

July 21 @ 10:30 - 12:30
Murton Park, Murton park
York, YO19 5UF United Kingdom
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Martin Ainsley As experienced Beekeepers know, and beginners will be discovering, bees do not always read the same books as we do! IMPORTANT - OPEN APIARY 21ST JULY WILL NOW START AT 10.30 NOT AT 12 NOON Our Association Apiarist, Martin Ainsley, would like to demonstrate the making up of a nucleus from a burgeoning colony - and the bees at Murton will not be ready for this manipulation on Saturday 7th July, therefore the date was changed to the…

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August 2018

Apiary Meeting August 2018

August 18 @ 10:00 - 12:00
Nigel Davies, Balnakiel, Main Street
Claxton, YO60 7SD United Kingdom
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Host: Nigel Davies. Essential: Please wear freshly washed bee suit, boots and gloves.

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September 2018

Monthly Meeting Sep 2018 – Ged Marshall

September 12 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Murton Park, Murton park
York, YO19 5UF United Kingdom
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Ged Marshall: “Spring Management”

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October 2018

Annual Honey Show 2018 – CHANGE OF DATE

October 10 @ 18:00 - 21:30
Murton Park, Murton park
York, YO19 5UF United Kingdom
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Please note due to the change in the Charity status and change of our financial year, the honey show is now taking place in October. Please update your diaries! Entries 6.15 - 7.15pm Judging 7.30pm onwards Refreshments in the form of a light buffet supper will be available on a bring and share basis. The Honey Show schedule is available here.

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November 2018

YDBKA AGM 2018 – John Whitaker – CHANGE OF DATE

November 7 @ 19:00 - 21:30
Murton Park, Murton park
York, YO19 5UF United Kingdom
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Please note due to the change in the Charity status and change of our financial year, the AGM is now taking place in November. Please update your diaries! John Whitaker: “Comb Change”

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