Beginner's Course 2020
Our beginner's course offers an excellent gateway to the knowledge and practical experience you need to get started in beekeeping. It is held over two days and includes lectures and practical sessions at the Association's training apiary.
Click here for more information about the 2020 Beginner's Course.
Winter Program 2019-2020
RBKA have visiting speakers that deliver interesting talks on various aspects of beekeeping through the winter months. Previous topics have included wax modelling and candle making, bee diseases, early spring management, the British Bee Breeding Programme, mead and wine making, preparing honey and other bee products for show and sale, pollination under glass in a 2½ acre greenhouse and more.
There is usually a honey show at the beginning of our winter programme with various categories including a novice class and a honey cake category.
See below for the dates and topics for the RBKA Winter Programme 2019 - 2020
From February 2020 onwards, meetings are being held at the Brentwood Hotel, 114 Moorgate Road, Rotherham S60 2TY, at 7.30pm
YBKA Spring Conference and Reunion 2020
Saturday 18th April 2020
YAS Pavillions complex. Tickets £25 including buffet lunch.
Conference programme and tickets available from the YBKA website here.
Pre-orders of Thorne Sale equipment for collection at Conference must be made by 5pm Thursday 16th April - see above link for details.