In 2021, EC Meeting dates are – 23rd January, 13th March, 26th June, 11th September, 27th November and will be held via ZOOM. Barry Neal will officiate and send out the relevant links.
Members may attend meetings of any Branch, but it is advisable (and courteous) to contact the Branch Secretary first. Contact details can be found in the DBKA Members’ Directory or on the Branch Secretaries page of this website. Please check dates and times of events with the host organisation.
Many Branches open their Apiaries to members during ‘the season’, some weekly, some fortnightly. Please contact the local secretary for details.
As travel restrictions are lifted the Diary Dates will be updated monthly!
|March||Tue 2||7:00pm||Plymouth||Improvers/Social Meeting via Zoom|
|Tue 2||7:30pm||Torbay||Beekeepers Forum - Woodworking and Hive Maintenance with Mike Ticehurst|
|Thu 4||7:00pm||North Devon||Professor Stephen Martin SBKA Lockdown Lecture Understanding Varroa Resistant Honey Bees via Zoom|
|Thu 4||7:30pm||East Devon||Leonardo Guber & Dan Field Pollinator Landscape, a Roadside Story?|
|Tue 9||7:30pm||Totnes & Kingsbridge||Gerry Stuart Swarming - a broader perspective via Zoom|
|Thu 11||7:30pm||Tiverton||Branch Committee Meeting via Zoom|
|Wed 17||7:30pm||Tavistock||Lynne Ingram Honey Adulteration via Zoom|
|Wed 17||7:30pm||Tiverton||Preparing honey for sale via Zoom|
|Thu 18||7:00pm||North Devon||Randy Oliver SBKA Lockdown Lecture Reading the Combs via Zoom|
|Mon 22||7:00pm||Exeter||Wally Shaw The Bees know what they are doing but does the Beekeeper? via Zoom|
|Sun 28||10:00am||Plymouth||Apiary Maintenance - Branch Apiary (subject to Coronavirus restrictions)|
|April||Thu 1||7:30pm||East Devon||Richard Ball Varroa: Still a Danger? via Zoom|
|Tue 6||7:00pm||Plymouth||Improvers/Social Meeting via Zoom|
|Thu 8||7:30pm||Okehampton||Lynne Ingram Honey Adulteration via Zoom|
|Sun 18||10:00am||Plymouth||Apiary Maintenance - Branch Apiary (subject to Coronavirus restrictions)|
|Wed 21||7:25pm||Tavistock||Olly Nolan How to Extract those Difficult Honeys|
|Wed 21||7:30pm||Tiverton||Nosema testing / bees under the microscope via Zoom|
|Sun 25||10:00am||Plymouth||Beginner's Practical - Branch Apiary (subject to Coronavirus restrictions)|
|May||Thu 13||7:30pm||Tiverton||Branch Committee Meeting via Zoom|
|Wed 19||7:30pm||Tiverton||Watch this space !|