During the COVID-19 crisis, all inspections/manipulations were/are carried out in line with the Government’s Covid-19 guidelines.
Thanks to the dedication of the Apiary Custodians Rowan Roberts, Peter Reader, Dean Gregory, Chris Clark & Ali Hollingbery, the Apiary was maintained throughout the various periods of lock-down in 2020 & 2021. Thanks to a dedicated team of Trainers lead by Anne-Chantal Ballard the 40 new beekeepers of 2020 & 2021 were introduced to the practical side of beekeeping during Wednesday and Sunday training sessions held at the Apiary in Spring & early Summer. Apiary Custodians were present during all meetings at the Apiary.
Covid-19 restrictions were lifted on 19 July 2021. Members are welcome at the Apiary on Sunday afternoons from 25 July 2021, weather permitting.