Wokingham and District Beekeepers Association

Aims and Objectives
The Association exists to promote good beekeeping. One of our aims is to encourage new people into this fascinating craft and assist them by:

  • Providing contact with experienced beekeepers who can help newcomers
  • Running introductory courses at Association apiaries
  • Supporting and mentoring new members through their first year
  • Advising on the purchase of equipment and supplies
  • Providing a local association as a focal point for members
  • Educating members by holding weekly apiary meetings in the summer and monthly talks by experts in the winter.

Seasons Greetings from W&DBKA

Winter Meetings
Come for a chat about how your season has gone at our monthly winter meets at Wokingham Bowls Club.

14th Nov 2018
12th Dec 2018
9th Jan 2019
13th Feb 2019
13th Mar 2019

W&DBKA Association Honey Show
A big thank you to all those who contributed to our honey Show, I think you'll agree it was a resounding success.

Detailed below are the winners in the various catagories in show:

Best Bake in Show
1st Mary Gillan, 2nd Robin Roberts

Best Mead in Show
1st Lorna Rivett, 2nd Robin Roberts

Best Photo in Show
1st Lorna Rivett, 2nd Mary Gillan, 3rd Russell Walkden

Best Runny Honey in Show
1st Evan Reynolds, Joint 2nd John Waddelove & Lorna Rivett

Best Set Honey in Show
1st Niall Ridell, 2nd Nigel Perkins, 3rd Derek Porter

Best Wax in Show
1st Lorna Rivett, 2nd Robin Roberts, 3rd Mary Gillan

Best Comb for Extraction in Show
1st Kevin Cowley, 2nd Karen Roberts, 3rd Lorna Rivett


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