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Spring, Autumn, and Winter meetings (January to April, and then September to December) are held at 7.15 pm on the 3rd Monday of the month. There will normally be an improvers teaching session starting at 6.30pm before the main meeting. Meetings will be at Middlesbrough Bowling Club, Cornfield Road, Middlesbrough, TS5 5QL. 

Summer meetings are held at members apiaries. Please bring full protective clothing (Suit, wellies, gloves - the association has some suits for new members). To aid bee hygiene and reduce the risk of the spread of disease please come with clean equipment. Please telephone hosts to let them know you intend to be there and for directions.

We provide beekeeping displays for the Cleveland and Stokesley shows.

If you would like such a display at your event we are able to support a small number of extra events if given enough advance notice (please contact The Diary Secretary).

2017 Programme

Programme entries in italics are not organised by CBKA.
Programme entries marked * are at the address above.

Date
Title Speaker / Details Improvers
* Monday 16th January
Tees Barrage, Wildlife and Environmental Management
Johnathan Hart-Woods
Varroa
(Hornet traps)
* Monday 20th February
The Future of the BBKA
Margaret Murdin
Bee Hives
Tuesday 7th March 17.30
Technologies for bee health
Mike Brown (NBU), Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University (free and open to all)
* Monday 20th March
Insect Photography
Paul Forster
Getting Started
Saturday 25th March
YBKA Annual Conference
York - flyer here
Saturday 1st April
The 60th Northern Beekeepers Convention
Newcastle. Flyer and application form here
Fri - Sun 7 - 9th April
BBKA Spring Convention
Harper Adams University, Shropshire
* Monday 10th April
From Combe to Candle
Shirley Bond
Cleaning Equipment
*Monday 15th May 5.00pm
Visit to National Bee Unit, Sand Hutton, York
Jason Learner / Ben Jones. Limited places. 10.00 for coach. Book with Ian Peacock. FULL programme@teesbees.co.uk
*Thursday 8th June
   7.15 pm
The Flow Hive
A talk by Stuart Anderson on his invention. This meeting is free and open to all members of regional associations. Please register your interest here so we can guage numbers.
Sunday 18th June 2.00pm
Stock Assessment
CBKA Apiary, Newham Grange
Saturday 1st July
Town Meal
Middlesbrough central square
Tues - Thur 11 - 13 July
Great Yorkshire Show
Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrowgate
Sunday 16th July 2.00pm Apiary Visit
John Canning's Apiary
Saturday 22nd July
Cleveland Show Entries to Show secretary (email here)
Wednesday 2nd Aug
Family Fun Day
Newham Grange Farm
Sunday 20th August 2.00pm
Apiary Visit
On the Heather
Wayworth Farm, Commondale, 
Adrian Wilford, Seasonal Bee Inspector
Saturday 23rd September
Stokesley show
Entries to Show secretary (email here)
* Monday 18th September
Honey Extraction
 The CBKA Experts
Tools
* Monday 16th October
AGM All CBKA members (see Committee page)
* Monday 20th November
Mead
Tony Jefferson
Feeders
* Monday 18h December
Social Evening Xmas Party