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Next Branch Meeting :

Thursday 19th September, 7.30pm

Branch Honey Show

Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, WA6 7QN.


Other dates for your diary:

Saturday 12th October, 9.30am to 4.15pm

CBKA Autumn Convention

Forest Hills Hotel, Overton Hill, Frodsham, Cheshire,


Sunday 13th October, 11.00am to 4.00pm

Quince & Apple Day

Norton Priory Walled Garden, Tudor Road, WA7 1BD.

Visit the NCBK stand. North Cheshire Beekeepers

will be on hand to give advice & information on bees &


Saturday 14th September, 2.00pm

Joint Heather meeting with Wirral Branch at Llandegla.

Meet at 2pm at Rose and Crown Car Park.

Tea afterwards at the Rose and Crown Inn CH7 4QW.

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.


CBKA Study Groups For BBKA Modules 2, 3 & 7


Varroa Does Not Feed On Haemolymph


Pollen Chart




21 days in Time Lapse


DIY Asian Hornet monitor trap


Be Vigilant…

Small Hive Beetle

The‘GOLD Award’ winning British Beekeepers’ Association Stand at RHS Tatton 2019 designed and set up by Hatton Lodge Apiary.

An opportunity for members to enter and display the fruits of their (and their bees) labours. The Show Schedule includes Honey, Wax, Mead, Confectionery and Novice (Honey & Wax) Classes. Entry slips should be submitted a few days before the show to avoid delays to proceedings on the night.

Entries to be staged early for judging to commence at 7.30pm.

Contact Graham Platt (07767 826366) for any queries about the rules or advice on preparing your exhibits. Further information.

Download Honey Show Schedule