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Diary Dates

In 2020, EC Meeting dates are – 25th January, 14th March, 27th June, 12th September, 28th November and will be held at Betty Cottles Inn – Meldon – Okehampton, commencing 9.30am


Members may attend meetings of any Branch, but it is advisable (and courteous) to contact the Branch Secretary first. Contact details can be found in the DBKA  Members’ Directory or on the Branch Secretaries page of this website. Please check dates and times of events with the host organisation.

Many Branches open their Apiaries to members during ‘the season’, some weekly, some fortnightly. Please contact the local secretary for details.

 DayTimeBranchEvent           
March Sun 1 10:00amPlymouthImprover's Meeting What you should be doing/should not have done (Branch Apiary)
Mon 2 7:30pmTorbayIntroduction to Beekeeping Beginner's Course (St Paul's Church, Paignton)
Thu 57:30pmEast DevonDr Sarah Bunker Asian Hornet: Jersey Experience (Kilmington Village Hall)
Thu 57:30pmTivertonBranch Committee Meeting
Sat 710:00amTorbayDevon County Show Committee Meeting (Kenn Village Hall, Exeter)
Sat 72:00pmNewton AbbotBranch Maintenance Day (Clay Lane Apiary)
Sat 77:00pmTotnes & KingsbridgeAnnual Dinner (California Inn, PL21 0SG)
Sun 810:00amPlymouthBeginner's Course (1) (Branch Apiary)
Mon 97:30pmTorbayDavid Packham Swarm Control (St Paul's Church, Paignton)
Thu 127:30pmOkehamptonTips and Hacks (Whiddon Down Village Hall)
Fri 137:30pmNorth DevonPreparing for a Honey Show (Castle Centre, Barnstaple)
Sat 14All dayNewton AbbotSouth Devon Honey Show (Dartmoor Whiskey Distillery)
Sun 1510:00amPlymouthApiary Maintenance / BBKA Basic Assessment Support (Branch Apiary)
Mon 167:30pmTorbayIntroduction to Beekeeping Beginner's Course (St Paul's Church, Paignton)
Wed 187:30pmTivertonAsian Hornet - What can we do to stop it? (Uplowman Village Hall)
Thu 197:30pmTavistockJames Bright, BBWear The Ultra Beesuit (Tavistock Parish Rooms)
Sat 212:00pmNewton AbbotMick Male Skep Making Course Part 2 - Book through Newton Abbot (Clay Lane Apiary)
Sun 2210:00amPlymouthBeginner's Course (2) (Branch Apiary)
Mon 237:00pmNorth DevonBeginner's Course (1) (Castle Centre, Barnstaple)
Mon 237:30pmTorbayIntroduction to Beekeeping Beginner's Course (St Paul's Church, Paignton)
Mon 237:30pmExeterGlyn Davies (Topsham Rugby Club)
Sat 2810:00amHolsworthyHammering and Banging (Branch Apiary)
Sat 282:00pmNewton AbbotBranch Nosema Day (Clay Lane Apiary)
Sat 28-2910:00amTotnes & KingsbridgeApiary Clean-up Weekend (Old School Farm, Dartington)
Sun 2910:00amPlymouthBeginner's Course (3) (Branch Apiary)
Mon 307:30pmTorbayIntroduction to Beekeeping Beginner's Course (St Paul's Church, Paignton)
TBA10:00amHolsworthyHammering and Banging (Dunsland Apiary)
AprilThu 27:30pmEast DevonDan Basterfield The Beefarmer's Work Arounds (Kilmington Village Hall)
Sun 510:00amPlymouthImprover's Meeting Swarm Control/Frame Changing (Branch Apiary)
Sun 52:30pmHolsworthyApiary Meeting (Branch Apiary)
Mon 67:30pmTorbayIntroduction to Beekeeping Beginner's Course (St Paul's Church, Paignton)
Wed 156:30pmTivertonNosema Testing / Bees Under the Microscope (Uplowman Village Hall)
Sun 1910:00amPlymouthBeginner's Course (4) (Branch Apiary)
Sun 192:30pmHolsworthyApiary Meeting (Branch Apiary)
Sat 252:00pmNewton AbbotApiary Opening (Clay Lane Apiary)
Sun 2610:00amPlymouthApiary Maintenance / BBKA Basic Assessment Support (Branch Apiary)
Sun 262:00pmTavistockMembers Bee Tea, Lewdown
May tba2:00pmNewton AbbotApiary Open Saturday Afternoons (Clay Lane Apiary)
JuneSat 62:00pmNewton AbbotBranch Open to Public (Clay Lane Apiary)
Sat 202:00pmNewton AbbotBranch BBQ After Apiary Session (Clay Lane Apiary)
tba2:00pmNewton AbbotApiary Open Saturday Afternoons (Clay Lane Apiary)

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