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Programme of Chichester Beekeepers' Meetings and other events to be held in 2020

 All Chichester meetings are on Tuesday evenings, starting at 7.30 pm



Meeting Venue:

Fishbourne Centre

Blackboy Lane
Fishbourne, Chichester
PO18 8BE




Boxgrove Hall 


In accordance with Government Guidelines all Chichester Beekeepers Meetings

are postponed until the end of the current crisis.  


th January

"Bee Compliant - the law on labelling honey and beeswax products"

 Jo Walden and Clif Davis - West Sussex Trading Standards


 Tuesday 11th February 

 "Twelve Months of Forage in Central Southern England"

  Andy Willis  - Southampton Beekeepers 


Saturday 29th February  


West Sussex Beekeepers Convention

 At Lodge Hill , near Pulborough - see details below



Tuesday 10th March 


 Short AGM followed by - "Asian Hornet - what happened in the UK in 2019
 and what our AHAT has done and is proposing to do in 2020"

 Harry Boxall - Chichester Beekeepers

  3rd to 5th 
BBKA Spring Convention - Harper Adams University - CANCELLED

14th April

 "Beyond the Basics - A review of the issues that separate competent beekeepers
  from those muddling along"      POSTPONED

   Bob Smith, NDB

25th April
  WSBKA Auction - Brinsbury College, Pulborough - POSTPONED

12th May


 "Crime prevention in a rural setting"  -  POSTPONED

  Colin Booker (Rural Crime PCSO)  


9th June




 To be confirmed



 No meeting in August 


8th September

 To be confirmed


13th October

 To be confirmed


Tuesday 10th November

 To be confirmed


 Tuesday 8th   December


 Christmas Social and Honey Tasting

Bring a jar of your best honey for tasting and everyone joins in the judging before the certificate is presented to the beekeeper with the year's best tasting honey.




     Saturday 27th February 2021

West Sussex Beekeepers Association
Annual Convention

A one day Beekeeping Convention is held annually at the beginning of the year.
It is intended to suit all abilities, and as well as the main lectures
there is a choice of seminars to attend.

The 2021 Convention will be held on Saturday 27th February 2021
at Lodge Hill Centre, Watersfield, Pulborough.

For full details  from this year's (2020) Convention  click here


WSBKA Bee Market and Auction

The annual auction will take place on Saturday 25th April 2020 at Brinsbury Campus, Northheath, Near Pulborough.
Further details from Graham Elliott on 01403 752493 or email: [email protected] 


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