The London Beekeepers' Association




We are grateful to Ashurst for sponsoring our forage-creation programmme.

Please contact us if you'd like to find out how you can support our education, training and forage-creation projects.

   

This event is organised by LBKA.Wednesday 1st March: Winter Lecture: Hot and spicy - Bees in India

18:30 for a 19:00 start at Roots and Shoots, Walnut Tree Walk, Kennington, SE11 6DN

Martin Kunz from the Bees Abroad charity (and LBKA member) whose relationship with bees is as short as his relationship with India as long, will talk about bees in India, and more importantly, how beekeeping (and honey collecting) 'works' to help fight poverty among people in rural India for whom £10 is too high a price for a simple hive.

This is a free public lecture open to all, so spread the word! A £2 donation from non-LBKA members would be appreciated.

Refreshments served from 18:30


This event is organised by LBKA.Sunday 12th March: Monthly meeting: Swarm control

11:00-13:00 at Fairley House Junior School, 220 Lambeth Rd, London SE1 7JY

An important topic for urban beekeepers - swarm control and swarm collection. Followed by the usual hot drinks, cake and chat. Meetings are for members only, but you’re welcome to come as a guest to find out more about our association.


This event is organised by LBKA.Wednesday 15th March: Winter lecture: Venom allergies and what to do

18:30 for a 19:00 start at Roots and Shoots, Walnut Tree Walk, Kennington, SE11 6DN

Nurse Practitioner from Guy's Hospital - Andrew Williams - will talk about venom, stings, large local reactions, emergency treatment, immunotherapy and where to obtain a referral to a specialist allergy service. We are pleased that Andrew will be offering his professional advice to us on this important topic.

This is a free public lecture open to all, so spread the word! A £2 donation from non-LBKA members would be appreciated.

Refreshments served from 18:30


This event is organised by LBKA.Sunday 9th April: Monthly meeting: Microscopy/nosema testing

11:00-13:00 at Fairley House Junior School, 220 Lambeth Rd, London SE1 7JY

A hands-on practical session with microscopes for testing your bees for nosema. Bring along about 30 of your bees which have been humanely killed in a freezer). Followed by the usual hot drinks, cake and chat. Meetings are for members only, but you’re welcome to come as a guest to find out more about our association.


This event is organised by LBKA.Sunday 14th May: Monthly meeting: Bee health day

10:00-16:00 at TBC

A whole day of bee health advice including how to spot disease.


This event is organised by LBKA.Sunday 11th June: Monthly meeting: Making up nuclei

11:00-13:00 at Fairley House Junior School, 220 Lambeth Rd, London SE1 7JY

All about making up nuclei. Followed by the usual hot drinks, cake and chat. Meetings are for members only, but you’re welcome to come as a guest to find out more about our association.


This event is organised by LBKA.Sunday 9th July: Monthly meeting: Biology of the honey bee

11:00-13:00 at Fairley House Junior School, 220 Lambeth Rd, London SE1 7JY

All about the biology of the honey bee. Followed by the usual hot drinks, cake and chat. Meetings are for members only, but you’re welcome to come as a guest to find out more about our association.


This event is organised by LBKA.Sunday 13th August: Monthly meeting: Honey labelling regulations and Summer Social

11:00-16:00 at Walworth Garden, Braganza St, SE17 3BN

Honey labelling regulations, followed by the Summer Social. Members only please.


This event is organised by LBKA.Sunday 10th September: Monthly meeting: Preparation of bees for winter

11:00-13:00 at Fairley House Junior School, 220 Lambeth Rd, London SE1 7JY

Preparation of bees for winter (subject to change). Followed by the usual hot drinks, cake and chat. Meetings are for members only, but you’re welcome to come as a guest to find out more about our association.


This event is organised by LBKA.Sunday 8th October: Monthly meeting: Fumigation of equipment and hygiene matters

11:00-13:00 at Fairley House Junior School, 220 Lambeth Rd, London SE1 7JY

Fumigation of equipment and hygiene matters. Followed by the usual hot drinks, cake and chat. Meetings are for members only, but you’re welcome to come as a guest to find out more about our association.


This event is organised by LBKA.Sunday 12th November: Monthly meeting: Properties of beeswax, wax extraction and rendering

11:00-13:00 at Fairley House Junior School, 220 Lambeth Rd, London SE1 7JY

Properties of beeswax, wax extraction and rendering. Followed by the usual hot drinks, cake and chat. Meetings are for members only, but you’re welcome to come as a guest to find out more about our association.


This event is organised by LBKA.Sunday 10th December: Monthly meeting: Christmas quiz and social

11:00-13:00 at Fairley House Junior School, 220 Lambeth Rd, London SE1 7JY

Christmas quiz and social. Meetings are for members only, but you’re welcome to come as a guest to find out more about our association.





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