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West Sussex BKA Convention

Annual Convention A one day Beekeeping Convention is held annually at the beginning of the year.  It is intended to suit all abilities and as well as the main lectures there is a choice of seminars to attend. This year’s event will be held on Saturday 23rd February 2019 at Lodge Hill Centre, Watersfield, Pulborough, RH20 1LZ

The West Sussex Beekeepers’ Association is pleased to invite beekeepers and those interested in bees and beekeeping to the WSBKA Annual Convention.  The event is designed to suit beekeepers of all standards. As well as the main lectures, the seminars offer a choice of more specialised topics.

Main Lectures

  •   ‘The Joys of Raising Queens’ – Clive de Bruyn
  •   ‘Monitoring Honeybee Colony Activity with Accelerometer Sensors’ – Dr Martin Bencsik
  •   ‘Melissopalynology – The Study of Pollen in Honey’ – Adam Leitch NDB

In addition there is a choice of seminars

Seminar 1 (You may attend one of these)

1)      ‘Beekeeping Mistakes’ – Clive de Bruyn

2)      ‘Experiments in Skep Beekeeping’ – Chris Park

3)      ‘BBKA Examination System & what you can get out of it’ – Celia Perry

Seminar 2 (You may attend one of these)

4)      ‘Asian Hornet Update’ – Adam Leitch

5)      ‘Mead, Metheglin & Medicine’ – Chris Park

6)      ‘Wings, Stings and other things under the microscope’ – James Donaldson

For further details contact Chris O’Riordan on 01403 253020 or email

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