This program may change. please keep an eye on the website for updates.

If anyone would like to help out at any of the fairs that our Association has a stand at please contact Rita Perry. Your help is always much appreciated.

All monthly “inside” meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Portchester Parish Hall starting at 7.30 p.m.



Tuesday 24th October 2017 at Portchester - Fun Bee Quiz Night by John Perry


Tuesday 28th November 2017 at Portchester - AGM followed by refreshment



Tuesday 23rd January 2018 at Portchester - Changing the Combs by Ian Homer


Friday 23rd February 2018 Portchester Community Centre
Winter Course begins by John Perry

Tuesday 27th February 2018 at Portchester - TBA


Tuesday 27th March 2018 at Portchester - TBA


Tuesday 24th April 2018 at Portchester - TBA


Saturday 19th May 2018 at Portchester
PDBKA Centenary Celebration Fair
Tea and Cakes, honey for sale, candle making
Open to the public.

Tuesday 22nd May 2018 at Portchester - Problem Solving Evening. Any issues with your bees can be discussed with experienced members of the club.


Tuesday 26th June 2018 at Portchester - Problem Solving Evening


Tuesday 24th July 2018 at Portchester - Problem Solving Evening



"The majority of beekeepers do not give sufficient insulation and no beekeeper ever gave too much " Everertt Phillips Franklin

Worried about your hives? Talk to the Bee Health Advisor

September to April meetings will be held in the larger room, at the Porchester Parish Hall, on the fourth TUESDAY of each month.

Training Courses for new and potential beekeepers are run every year over the winter.  

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