Blandford and Sturminster Beekeepers Association
Blandford and Sturminster Beekeepers Association

BSBKA Calendar for 2019 

Date Event
15 January

Ian Condon on how to make an Asian

Hornet trap in SCC at 7.30pm

12 February 

Margaret Ginman secretary to the Bee

Farmer talk on commercial beekeeping

in SCC at 7.30pm


We are passionate about bees, honey and the enjoyment you can find

through keeping bees and harvesting the produce. Our aim is to encourage

the craft of beekeeping and advise, help support and encourage beekeepers.

9 March Bee Tradex Stoneleigh  

We are fully affiliated with the Dorset County Beekeepers association and the

10 March

DBKA AGM 2.00 speaker

Margaret Murdin President of BBKA


British Beekeepers Association.


30 March

Frame making and Apiary tidy Apiary 10.30am-


6 April Introduction to Beekeeping Day 10.00-4.00 SCC   Course Dates
12-14 April BBKA Spring Convention at Harper Adams University   Asian Hornet
25 May

Apiary Visit to Sarah Watts' and Steve Toop's Apiary



Newsletter and other News

22 June BBQ at the White House 6.30pm   Other beekeeping Resources
13 July

Visit to Vita's apiary and research labs in Basingstoke, car share to go there 10.00-4.00pm


BSBKA membership

20 July Bee Health Day at Blandford school 10.00-400pm   Identifying bees, wasps and hornets
17 August Apiary visit to Chris Harwood's apiary 2.00pm    
31 August Apiary clean up and feed bees Apiary 2.00pm   Non-members please see our Visitors menu option as well.
10 September Terry Payne talk at SCC at 7.30pm    
1 October Pay BSBKA subscription   Making Beeswax Polish
15 October

Lesley Gasson talk on Bees and water in SCC

at 7.30pm

  Others' Suggestions
24-26 October National Honey Show at Sandown Race Course  
15 November AGM and supper 7.00pm in SCC  
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