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Next Branch Meeting :

Thursday 18th July, 7.00pm

Julia Young's Apiary with Terry Ashley

Goosebrook Farm, Antrobus, CW9 6BH.


Other dates for your diary:

ASIAN HORNET Vespa velutina

An invasive non-native hornet originally from Asia. A highly aggressive predator of native insects, posing a significant threat to honey bees and other pollinators. Accidentally introduced to France in 2004 where it spread rapidly. In 2016 the first UK sighting was confirmed in Gloucestershire.  Confirmed sightings have since occurred elsewhere.

Non-Native Species Secretariat, (email:, should be notified of any sightings.


Varroa Does Not Feed On Haemolymph


Pollen Chart




21 days in Time Lapse


DIY Asian Hornet monitor trap


Be Vigilant…

Small Hive Beetle

There is a nominal meeting charge of £1 & attendees are required to sign a register and must be adequately protected with a veil etc. Refreshments are provided.

Visitors welcome!

Sundays 16th & 30th June and Saturday 27th July 2019

Bee Husbandry Course

Three full-day practical training sessions for beekeepers who

have passed the Basic Assessment and have at least three

years’ beekeeping experience.

Wednesday 17th - Sunday 21st July 2019

RHS Flower Show

Tatton Park, Mereheath Lane, Knutsford, Cheshire,

WA16 6QN.

Wed - Sat : 10.00am to 6.30pm

Sunday     : 10.00am to 5.00pm

Visit the CBKA stand. Cheshire Beekeepers will be on hand

to give advice & information on bees & beekeeping.