Tagged: ABKA

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Taking the Basic Beekeeping Assessment

Our beekeeping adventures continue and we have now taken the WBKA Basic Beekeeping Assessment. There is no obligation for beekeepers to do such things but as beekeeping has always been a hobby for us rather than a money-making or even honey-making scheme, this just seemed like another aspect to the hobby. Study Groups For us,...

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ABKA Newsletter Publishing

I’ve just finished the Spring edition of the Aberystwyth Beekeepers Association Newsletter. It’s a lot of work writing the content, editing it, sourcing content and images and then desktop publishing it all ready for the members but I quite enjoy it and I’m always pleased with the result. Best of all, the association members seem...

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Christmas Meals

The Christmas festivities continue here. We’ve already had a birthday meal for my Mum’s 60th last week and a Christmas Carvery with my family. Last night we had a another celebratory meal, this time with the Aberystwyth Beekeepers Association. It was also my birthday yesterday so it doubled as a birthday meal as well. We...

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ABKA Photo Comp 2012

We had the Aberystwyth Beekeepers Association photo competition on Tuesday evening. Vicki who was orgainsing it this year had put a huge amount of effort into it so there were some really good prizes up for grabs. We however didn’t really put much effort into it this year as we didn’t have much time so...

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ABKA Honey Show 2011

Saturday brought with it glorious sunshine and the 2011 Aberystwyth and District Beekeepers Association Honey Show. The show was held in Llanfach Hall in Taliesin and thankfully for us was a fairly informal affair. I’m not really into all of the intricacies and nit-picking of showing things so the relaxed atmosphere was nice to see....

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