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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 diary@teesbees.co.uk).

2019 Programme

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

Speaker / Details Improvers
* Monday 21st January
Native wild flowers of ancient grasslands in the Tees Vally
Martin Allen
Honey extraction
*Saturday 9th February
Improvers day
*Monday 18th February
Wax and Candle making
Shirley and Richard Bond
Advanced Procedures
* Saturday 9th March
Introduction to Beekeeping course starts
Ten week course for those wishing to take up beekeeping
Sunday 10th March
BIBBA Simple Queen Rearing
Newton, NE34 7UL. More Information here
*Monday 18th March
Monarch or Republic
Keith Bartlem
Swarm Prevention
Saturday 6th April
YBKA Spring Conference
Manor Academy, York. Details here
*Monday 15th April
Adventures in Uganda
Dave Bonner. Bees Abroad
Sunday 19th May 2.00pm
Association Apiary Visit Spring inspections including Basic Assessment Practice
Saturday 1st June 12.00 to 18.00
Saltburn Wildlife and Music Festival
Saltburn House
Sat/Sun 8th/9th  June
Stokesley Open Gardens
Stall in Stokesley Allotments
Sunday 16th June 2.00pm
Association Apiary Visit
Queen Rearing practical Demos
Sunday 21st July 2.00pm
Apiary Visit
Members Apiary TBA
Saturday 27th July
Cleveland Show
Honey show entries to the show secretary
Wednesday 7th August
Teesside Barrage Open Day
Teesside Barrage
Saturday 10th August
Family Fun Day
Flats Lane Country Park

Sunday 18th August 2.00pm
Apiary visit
On the Heather
* Saturday 31st August
Beekeeping Taster Course
Details of this 1 day course here
Saturday 14th September
Town Meal
Middlesbrough Central Square
* Monday 16th September
Beekeeping in Syria and the Buzz Project
Dr Ryad Alsous
Annual Cycle
Saturday 21st September
The Stokesley Show

Sat /Sun 5/6th
BBKA Queen Rearing Course
Newham Grange Farm, Coulby Newham.
Booking form here
Sat/Sun 12/13th
Stokesley Food Festival
Market square, Stokesley, Contact Kate Brennan
* Monday 21st October
AGM and Question Time

* Monday 18th November
Practical Sessions
Fondant making, Labelling, Honey and Heather extraction
Honey Hygiene
Saturday 7th December 5.00-8.00pm
Christmas Faire
Newham Grange Leisure Farm
* Monday 16th December
Xmas Party
 Pie and Peas, Quiz and Honey based desert  competition. Tickets from Sal Mancina 3.50