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.

News

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Winter Meetings
'Honey Show' on the 9th November.

Meetings take place at the Wokingham Bowling Club every second Wednesday
at 7:30pm.

Wokingham Bowling Club, Reading Road, RG41 1EG
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Noteworthy lecture

Dr Michael Keith-Lucas,
Will be giving a lecture on

'The use of Pollen in Forensic Science'.

A talk by Dr Michael Keith-Lucas, retired senior tutor in Plant Sciences at Reading University.

A fascinating talk on how pollen can be used in solving crimes of fraud, theft, fire-arms offences, bombings and murder, and how pollen and spores disperse and arrive at the scenes of crime.

Monday 21st November,
7:30pm - 9:30pm

Function Room,
Maiden Place Community Centre, Lower Earley, Reading,
off Kilnsea Drive
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Monitoring Winter Stores: Thanks to Evan Reynolds, who has put together this guide to weighing and hefting your hive's.
Click Here

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New Apiary Site!
Work has started on our new apiary site, if you want to lend a hand, please contact our Apiary Manager:
John Waddelove
waddelove@hotmail.com