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Holsworthy Beekeepers is a branch of Devon Beekeepers Association

Registered Charity Number 270675

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11 February 2019 07:30pm

We are privileged to have as our speaker Peter Tomkins - a beekeeper of 70 years experience - and his presentation is called  "Are some of our problems self-inflicted". Peter, for over 40 years, worked at Rothamsted Research in Harpenden. During that time he worked as assistant apiarist, scientific assistant and head apiarist as well as returning after retirement to help with various projects. His time as a scientific assistant involved working with Dr. Colin Butler on the queen pheromone; "queen substance". He also kept bees of his own and at one time, with his wife's help, was running around 70 colonies.This is a presentation not to be missed.

The Stables at Chilsworthy

23 February 2019 10:00am

Our annual Convention. There will be three lectures given by Gerry Ryan, Jim Ryan and Phil McAnespie.  There will be snapshot talks throughout the day. The price includes tea, coffee, biscuits, cake, 2 course lunch and access to trade stands.

All this for £18 (Holsworthy members) £20 (others) and £10 for those under 16 years.

Booking form can be found here

Holsworthy Memorial Hall

Manor Car Park,

North Rd,


EX22 6DJ

27 February 2019 07:00pm

Beginners Course. Wednesdays for 10 weeks.

Ten practical sessions, given by Tutors who are experienced beekeepers.

Cost £110, which includes membership.

For more details contact Deirdre: treasurer@holsworthybeekeepers.org.uk

or call 01237 440165

More details here

The Stables at Chilsworthy