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You can advertise within Bee Craft, within our magazine and on our website, further information on advertisements rates are available here and from our Advertising Manager - email adverts@bee-craft.com today.

Should you be a not-for-profit organisation, or beekeeping group, and wish to promote a beekeeping related course on our website then you can submit your course details here. Equally should you have a beekeeping related event then let us know and we can promote it within our events page.

Great care is taken to ensure advertisements are correct but no liability is taken for errors or omissions.
IMPORTED BEES: the BBKA policy is to discourage the importation of bees and colonies from outside the UK. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the origin of bees offered for sale. Bee Craft accept advertisements in good faith and cannot take responsibility for the heath of any queens, bees, or brood obtained in response to advertisements.

For Sale

FOR SALE Newmarket honey in 30 lb buckets. 2019 crop. Phone 01440820328 or email p.draycott@btinternet.com

BEES FOR SALE Bees in National hives – 2019 Queens. Peterborough Call Peter 07591339548.

BEES FOR SALE Full Size Nationals or NUCs. Yorkshire. 07812 671792.

BEES FOR SALE Colonies of bees for sale in National hives containing brood chamber and two supers, roof, varroa floor, crownboard and queen excluder. Buyer collects colonies located in Woking, Surrey £230 each - 07876 503846.

FOR SALE Kentish Honey for Sale. 30lb buckets. Tel 01795 590318 Email: colin.31@btinternet.com

Business

Veil Repairs Ring Jenny on 01823 270465 / 07788407497

C ARDEN (BOOKSELLER) Specialist in beekeeping books; new titles, out of print and antiquarian books. Books bought and sold. If we don't have what you want, we can try to find it for you. Tel: 01497 820471 (Hay-on-Wye, Powys). Website: www.ardenbooks.co.uk

QUEENS, NUCS & COURSES (BORDER) buckfastyorkshirebees.co.uk.
07968 708730

BUMBLE BEE POSTER – 22 BUMBLES £8.76 IN TUBE (22¾” X 15½”). From BBB, Ash View, Much Birch HR2 8HP. Tel: 01981 540907.

List 180 now available. www.honeyshop.co.uk

Events

MARCH 7 - CAMBRIDGESHIRE SEMINAR
"Bees, Forage, Pollination and Sustainability" Norman Carreck: “Planting for bee forage”; Hamish Symington: “The science of pollination”; Laura Jones: “Investigating the foraging preferences of honeybees using DNA techniques”; Roger Patterson: “Sustainable bees and queens for everyone”. www.cbka.org.uk.

15 MARCH – LUNE VALLEY BEEKEEPERS’ ASSOCIATION Alternative Beekeeping for Beginners. Learn about a responsible, minimal intervention, bee centric approach to beekeeping, also suitable for wheelchair users. Aughton, Nr Lancaster. For details visit www.lunevalleybeekeepers.co.uk or phone Fred Ayres on 01524 811978.

21 MARCH - LINCOLN DISTRICT ANNUAL AUCTION OF BEES OF EQUIPMENT at the Lincolnshire Showground, LN2 2NA. Items accepted Friday 1:30 to 5:30pm and Saturday 8:30am to 10:00am. Auction commences at 10:30am. For further information, contact lincolngroupsec@gmail.com.

28 MARCH - WBKA SPRING CONVENTION RWAS showground Builth Wells.LD2 3SY. Details: www.wbka.com

25 APRIL - WEST SUSSEX BEEKEEPERS’ ASSOCIATION 46th Bee Market and Equipment Auction at Brinsbury Campus, Pulborough. Full details and entry form can be found at: www.westsussexbeekeepers.org.uk/auction.html or from Graham Elliott at: secretary@westsussexbeekeepers.org.uk. Phone 01403 752493 or Mobile 07761 349281

28 MARCH – READING & DISTRICT BKA FREE LECTURE DAY FOR BEEKEEPERS Venue Caversham Heights Methodist Church, Highmore Road Caversham RG4 7BG
Theme: Honey and Beeswax. Talks and demonstrations by Andy Pedley Environmental Concerns (Oxfordshire) Peter Lewis (Yorkshire) Connoisseurs Honey and Sue Carter and Bill Fisher (Bucks) Wax and Candle making. Doors open 9.30 first Lecture 10.15a.m. Tea / Coffee, Cakes and Biscuits', Soup and bread available to purchase throughout the day. For more information contact Hazel Blackburn 07788 544314

APRIL 6 - NOTTINGHAMSHIRE BEEKEEPERS' AUCTION of bees and beekeeping equipment at Newark Showground, Winthorpe Notts NG24 2NY. Commencing 2.00pm sale goods received 8.00am onwards on day of sale. Further information from Andrew Barber: Tel 01636 671844; mobile 07867797812.

18 APRIL - REIGATE BEEKEEPERS' AUCTION OF BEES & BEEKEEPING EQUIPMENT at Mickleham, Surrey RH5 6EE. View from 11am, Auction commences at noon. For T&C's, Registration and full information, visit www.reigatebeekeepers.org.uk

16 MAY – MEON VALLEY BKA 41st ANNUAL AUCTION of beekeeping equipment and bees, commencing at 1pm at Greatham Village Hall, Hampshire GU33 6AD. Items for inclusion in the auction are being accepted from now till 8th May. Please note the number of lots is being restricted to 250 so if you want to sell do not delay.
For further information please contact David Thompson 07786 510594/01489 892642 or e-mail divadthompson@hotmail.com