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Programme 2016/7

Indoor meetings are normally held on the second Wednesday of each month from January to April and again from September to December, beginning at 7.30 p.m. (Exceptions are indicated below**). Meetings will be at the Priory School in Longden Road, Shrewsbury unless otherwise noted. The postcode is SY3 9EE and a map is available here. Visitors are welcome at most meetings - please contact a member of the Committee for further information.

Indoor Meeting

Date Speaker Topic Venue
Wed. 14th Sept 2016 Jim Vivian Griffiths Getting the best out of your nucleus hive Priory School
Wed. 26th Oct. 2016** Dr. Goddard Allergies - Followed by the AGM Priory School
Tues. 8th Nov. 2016** John Taylor Beekeeping in New Zealand Priory School
Wed. 14th Dec. 2016 Members Honey Tasting Party Priory School
Wed. 11th Jan. 2017 Geoff Critchley Bees and the Weather Priory School
Wed. 8th Feb. 2017 Trisha Marlow Bees, Beekeeping and the Reason Why Priory School
Wed. 8th March 2017 Clive Rogers (New SBI) The Asian Hornet Priory School
Wed. 12th April 2017 Brian Goodwin The History of Conduit Head Priory School


Outdoor Meetings

The meetings below will take place, weather permitting, at the Association Apiary. (See the Members' page for details of the location). All meetings will start at 2.00 p.m. Any changes to these arrangements will be posted here.

Date Topic
April 22nd Swarm control
May 20th Comb Changes
June 3rd Simple queen rearing (1)
June 22nd: 6.00p.m. Simple Queen Rearing (2) - note programme change