Past meetings

2019

  • 10 Jan: Beekeepers’ Question time
  • 14 Feb: Annual General Meeting
  • 14 March: Twelve months of Forage; Andy Willis
  • 11 April: Luck, Stock & Two smokey beekeepers
  • 9 May: Improving your bees; Roger Patterson
  • 13 June: Summer Social at the Barley Mow, Winchfield
  • July & August: no meeting
  • 12 September: Honey extraction demonstration
  • 10 October: Fleet Beekeepers Honey Show & Nosema talk by Dr Chris Palgrave
  • 14 November: The role of honey bees, wild bees and other insects in pollination; Dr Mike Garrett, Reading University
  • 12 December: Christmas social – Fox & Hounds, Crookham Road, Fleet

2020

  • 9 January: The use of Nucs; David Rudland, East Surrey Bees
  • 13 February: Annual General Meeting
  • 10 September: Beekeepers’ Question Time – completed
  • 8 October: Mark & Claire Cooper, Fleet Beekeepers; “Asian Hornet Hunting on Jersey”
  • 12 November: Sarah Wyndham Lewis, Bermondsey Street Bees; “Honey: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”

2021

  • 14 January: Seb Owen, Vita Europe; “”Honey bee nutrition: it ain’t all about the sugar, honey””
  • 11 March: Elena Cini; PhD Student – University of Reading;  “The PoshBee project: The impact of threats and their interaction upon bee health”
  • 8 April: Richard Bertinet – Chef; using and cooking with honey and supporting local producers