BBKA Spring Convention

February 19th, 2020|0 Comments

Harper Adams University, Newport, Shropshire TF10 8NB Friday 3, Saturday 4, Sunday 5 April 2020 The Beekeeping Event of the Year! 20+ Lectures; 50+ Workshops & Seminars for all levels of beekeeping experience including BBKA Funded Research Session Friday Large Trade Show Saturday  ♦ Not for Profit Exhibitors Friday and Saturday Excellent facilities; great value catering and [...]


February 14th, 2020|0 Comments

One of the more unlikely films competing in this years Oscars is a fascinating story about a wild beekeeper in the Balkans. Honeyland has a strong ecological message, but it's the life story of the woman at the centre of the film that has struck a chord around the [...]


February 6th, 2020|0 Comments

This year, the committee of Petersfield and District BKA has voted for Elizabeth Eveleigh to be our Unsung Hero! Elizabeth started bee-keeping in 2009 having completed the PDBKA Beginners’ course the year before. She is always helpful and knowledgeable due to her thirst for reading Bee books! In the committee, everyone relies on [...]

Petersfield Honey Show

September 17th, 2019|0 Comments

The 2019 Petersfield Beekeepers Association Honey Show took place in Buriton Village Hall on 14 September.   With 25 honey classes, 6 beeswax classes, 6 confectionery classes, 5 display classes and 2 mead classes there was a lot to see. Petersfield Community Radio visited and talked to Honey Show Manager David [...]

Autumn Bee – Behaviour Changes

September 4th, 2019|0 Comments

This is the time of the year when our normally happy bees often become very grumpy and defensive about us opening up the hive. They now have all their stores to defend and they are under constant attack by wasps and robber bees. We are included on the list when [...]