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Don't miss out - Sunday June 16th is 'Bee Taster Day'

Ever thought about keeping bees, but not sure what it entails? Want to know how local honey is produced? Or looking for an unusual present for a birthday, celebration or Father’s Day?

If so, our ‘Bee Taster Day’ covers it all and the next one will run from 10.00am to 5pm on Sunday 16th June.

You’ll have a full day of bees, starting with bee history, biology and beekeeping in the morning session at East Meon Village Hall. Then it will be a short drive up to our apiary for a delicious picnic lunch followed by the donning of bee suits and gloves for a ‘hands on’ bee experience.

All equipment, suits and lunch for the day is included in the £50 fee. If you decide to go on to our 2020 training course there will be a £20 refund!

June 16th is rapidly approaching, so if you are interested, please contact Jean Frost at jeanterry@uwclub.net or use our ‘Contact Us’ form.

Found a Swarm?

If you have a honey bee swarm please phone our Swarm Co-ordinator Gill Atkins on 07951 123 365.  She will arrange for a local beekeeper to come out and collect the swarm.

ALERT - Asian Hornet

If any Asian Hornet queens have overwintered in the UK they will be appearing now. Please keep vigilant, their nests start small and then move to trees to expand.

Any suspected Asian Hornets should be photographed and the pictures sent to alertnonnative@ceh.ac.uk. The Regional Bee Inspector is Pete Davis – 07900 29216