Events

Microscopy Club

Meeting dates are posted on our association branch calendar. Microscopy is a valuable additional skill for beekeepers. Not only is it useful for disease identification but it also helps with basic understanding of honeybee...

Botany Club

Meeting dates are posted on our association branch calendar. We all know bee nutrition is important. Our text books are full of phrases like like protein deficiency, gut microflora, poly-floral pollen, starvation, malnutrition of...

Annual General Meeting

Our AGM is at 7.30pm on 5th November 2020 at at Staunton Village Hall. The Annual General Meeting is an important opportunity to make sure Dean Forest Beekeepers is everything you want it to...

Winter Lectures

Meeting dates are posted on our association branch calendar.  Every winter we plan a series of lectures and indoor demonstrations that we hope are of interest to our members. We aim to include external...

Winter Study Groups

Meeting dates are posted on our association branch calendar. During the winter of 2020/2021 we are studying BBKA Module 5 – Honey Bee Biology. Between October and March, interested members get together at the...

Shows

The dates for shows we are attending can be found on our calendar. Dean Forest Beekeepers support agricultural and community shows throughout the beekeeping season. Our enthusiastic members enjoy educating the public about bees...

Bee Safari

The dates for our bee safaris can be found on our calendar.  A bee safari is a great opportunity to be nosey improve your beekeeping by seeing other people’s hives. On each occasion one...

Honey Show

Our next Honey Show is on Saturday 3rd October 2020. Our annual Honey Show is the opportunity to show off the work of your bees and the effort that you’ve gone to in order...

School Visits

We are always pleased to hear from schools and other groups who would like to know more about bees and beekeeping. We are fortunate in having several excellent speakers. We have an observation hive where...