SUSSEX BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONVENTION
Saturday, 17th November 2012
Sussex Rural Business Centre, Plumpton College, Lewes, BN7 3AE
Join us for a fascinating day with a range of speakers and workshops. Attendance at the convention costs just £ 30 per delegate including lunch and refreshments.
Dr David Aston NDB ‘Beekeeping the Next Ten Years’: David is a biologist by training and has been keeping bees in East Yorkshire for more than 30 years. He is a Master Beekeeper and a holder of the National Diploma in Beekeeping He is currently chair of Trustees for the BBKA and also chairs its Technical and Environmental Committee
Pam Hunter ‘Preparing for Winter’: Pam started about 23 years ago in a rural spot in the middle of Sussex, having been ‘going to’ for many years before. She was working as a research microbiologist in the Pharmaceutical Industry at the time and then subsequently became a freelance consultant and writer. She is a member of Central Sussex BKA, is a Master Beekeeper and currently serves o the Examination Board of the BBKA
Terry Clare ‘The Best Bee?’ Terry Clare is currently President of the Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders’ Association.
Choose any two.
B—’Looking for Nosema’: Pam Hunter A practical workshop using microscopes. Attendees at this workshop are invited to bring a small sample of bees for investigation
C—’Record Keeping—Pros Cons and Pitfalls’ Tom Moore [West Sussex BKA]: All beekeepers know they should keep good records—but just how far do you need to go
D—’Preparing for the BBKA Basic Assessment’ Maurice Field: Maurice Field a Master Beekeeper and assessor for he BBKA Basic provides some practical suggestions for those wishing to take the ‘first step’ in the BBKA Examinations
For further information, please telephone Harold Clout on 01424 838302 or
visit: Sussex Beekeepers Association