Diary Dates

In 2020, EC Meeting dates are – 25th January, 14th March, 27th June, 12th September, 28th November and will be held via ZOOM. Barry Neal will officiate and send out the relevant links.

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.


As travel restrictions are lifted the Diary Dates will be updated monthly!

NovemberTue 37:30pmTorbayBeekeepers’ Forum via Zoom
Thu 57:30pmEast DevonBranch AGM and Hilary Kirkaldie "What I did during my lockdown" via Zoom
Sun 152:00pmNorth DevonBranch AGM via Zoom
Sat 247:00pmExeterBranch AGM via Zoom
Tue 177:30pmPlymouthBranch AGM via Zoom
Tue 177:30pmTorbaySpeaker via Zoom.  Subject tbc.
Wed 187:30pmTivertonBranch AGM via Zoom
Wed 187:30pmTavistockTony Herbert Baba Nyuki in Africa - beekeeping experiences in Tanzania and Branch AGM
DecemberTue 17:30pmTorbayBeekeepers’ Forum - round up of beekeeping news, debate on topical matters, catching up with what is going on locally via Zoom
Thu 37:30pmEast DevonThomas O'Hagan From Startup to Kilnasaggart via Zoom
Thu 107:00pmPlymouthMartin Hann & Clare Densley What the Books Don't Tell Us via Zoom
Sat 1210:00amDBKAAGM via Zoom
Mon 147:00pmExeterMaster Beekeeper and Biologist Pam Hunter Rapeseed, Evolution of Plant and History of use, How to prepare your bees for the crop. What to do with Rapeseed Honey
Tue 157:30pmTorbayChristmas social and quiz probably via Zoom
Wed 167:30pmTivertonChristmas Forum via Zoom
JanuaryThu 77:30pmEast DevonJo Widdicombe The Black Bee - our Past or our Future? via Zoom
Mon 257:00pmExeterProfessor Stephen Martin latest research on Natural Varroa Resistant Honey Bees
FebruaryThu 47:30pmEast DevonRichard Simpson Drone Congregation Areas via Zoom
Mon 227:00pmExeterProfessor Tom Seeley, USA, Darwinian Beekeeping
MarchThu 47:30pmEast DevonLeonardo Guber & Dan Field Pollinator Landscape, a Roadside Story?
Mon 227:00pmExeterWally Shaw 'The Bees know what they are doing but does the Beekeeper'
AprilThu 17:30pmEast DevonRichard Ball Varroa: Still a Danger? via Zoom

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