BADS-BKA Diary Dates 2018

Lectures / Talks Venue

West Parley Memorial Hall
Stocks Lane, off Christchurch Road
West Parley, BH22 8SQ


All meetings start at 7.30pm

Teaching / Practical Demonstrations Venue

High Mead Farm,
Ham Lane,
BH22 9DR

2018 BADS Events

20th Mar: High Mead apiary manager David Aldersey @West Parley

“Lots of Bees and (?) Lots of Honey”

David will be setting out how he and Helga run their colonies and the thinking behind their methods.

7th April: Wannabee Day @High Mead

17th Apr: Pollen in Forensic Science

Dr Michael Keith-Lucas @West Parley

26th September

Honey Show judges Margaret Davies, John Bunting & Mike Duffin reveal all about those prize-winning entries. @High Mead

16th October

Andy Willis will talk to us about ‘Purifying and maximising your wax crop’ @West Parley

10th November: BADS Honey Show

@St Catherines Hall, Christchurch

20th November

Lesley Gasson will talk to us on Apitherapy covering the use of products derived from bees as medicine, including venom, honey, pollen and royal jelly @West Parley

4th December

John Chudley will talk to us about making Mead followed by our Christmas Plate Supper @West Parley

2018 BADS Social Events & Trips

Trips – be sure to book early as most have limited space.


2018 Local and National Calendar – Dates of Interest

13th – 15th April: BBKA Spring Convention

Harper Adams University

24th – 26th July: New Forest Show

1st – 2nd Sept: Dorset County Show

25th – 27th Oct: National Honey Show

Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher. KT10 9AJ