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BBKA Spring Convention 4/5/6 April 2014

Organised by the BBKA

Friday, 4 April 2014 at 09:00 - Sunday, 6 April 2014 at 16:00 (BST)

Newport, United Kingdom

BBKA Spring Convention 4/5/6 April 2014

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
JOIN THE WAITLIST FOR A SOLD OUT EVENT   more info 34 Tickets Ended Free £0.00
Thursday 3 April Accommodation B&B Single   more info 140 Tickets Ended £47.00 £0.00
Thursday 3 April Accommodation B&B Pair of rooms   more info 12 Tickets Ended £78.00 £0.00
Thursday 3 April Accommodation B&B Twin/Double Lilleshall   more info Sold Out Ended £87.00 £0.00
Thursday 3 April Welcome Dinner RFA Foyer 19.30   more info 16 Tickets Ended £18.00 £0.00
Insect Pollinators Initiative Presentations Friday 4 April   more info 110 Tickets Ended Free £0.00
CW1 Microscopy for beekeepers Friday 4 April   more info 1 Ticket Ended £50.00 £0.00
CW2 Preparing honey bee anatomy slides Friday 4 April   more info Sold Out Ended £22.00 £0.00
CW3 Education coordinators workshop Friday 4 April   more info 15 Tickets Ended £2.00 £0.00
CW4 Started with a nuc last summer Friday 4 April   more info Sold Out Ended £2.00 £0.00
CW5 Candle making Friday 4 April   more info Sold Out Ended £12.00 £0.00
CW6 Varroa control without chemicals Friday 4 April   more info Sold Out Ended £2.00 £0.00
CW7 Examining pollen Friday 4 April   more info Sold Out Ended £22.00 £0.00
CW8 Introduction to making cosmetics Friday 4 April   more info Sold Out Ended £12.00 £0.00
CW9 Plants recommended for beekeepers Friday 4 April   more info Sold Out Ended £2.00 £0.00
Friday 4 April Accommodation B&B Single   more info 7 Tickets Ended £47.00 £0.00
Friday 4 April Accommodation B&B Pair of rooms   more info 3 Tickets Ended £78.00 £0.00
Friday 4 April Accomodation B&B Twin/Double Lilleshall   more info Sold Out Ended £87.00 £0.00
Friday 4 April Conference Dinner, Refectory 19.30   more info 7 Tickets Ended £25.00 £0.00
CW10 Intro to SEM - Bee parts Saturday 5 April   more info Sold Out Ended £27.00 £0.00
CW11 Plants recommended for beekeepers Saturday 5 April   more info 1 Ticket Ended £2.00 £0.00
CW12 Candle making Saturday 5 April   more info Sold Out Ended £12.00 £0.00
CW13 Spring Sprung Saturday 5 April   more info 8 Tickets Ended £12.00 £0.00
CW14 Changing comb Saturday 5 April   more info Sold Out Ended £2.00 £0.00
CW15 BBKA microscopy assessment Saturday 5 April   more info Sold Out Ended £2.00 £0.00
CW16 Patchwork & quilting fun day Saturday 5 April   more info 5 Tickets Ended £22.00 £0.00
CW17 Up close - Insect photography Saturday 5 April   more info Sold Out Ended £2.00 £0.00
CW18 First steps in beekeeping Saturday 5 April   more info 16 Tickets Ended £2.00 £0.00
CW19 My passion for trees Saturday 5 April   more info 14 Tickets Ended £2.00 £0.00
CW20 QUEEN REARING Day 1 Foundation Course Saturday 5 April   more info Sold Out Ended £35.00 £0.00
CW20/32 QUEEN REARING Both Days Foundation & Advanced Sat 5 & Sun 6 April   more info Sold Out Ended £70.00 £0.00
CW21 Introduction to making cosmetics Saturday 5 April   more info Sold Out Ended £12.00 £0.00
CW22 Intro to SEM - Pollen Saturday 5 April   more info Sold Out Ended £27.00 £0.00
CW23 Spring Sprung Saturday 5 April   more info 11 Tickets Ended £12.00 £0.00
CW24 8mm of nothing.. Bee space Saturday 5 April   more info Sold Out Ended £2.00 £0.00
CW25 Started with a nuc last summer Saturday 5 April   more info Sold Out Ended £2.00 £0.00
Saturday 5 April Accommodation B&B Single   more info 79 Tickets Ended £47.00 £0.00
Saturday 5 April Accommodation B&B Pair   more info 7 Tickets Ended £78.00 £0.00
Saturday 5 April Accommodation B&B Twin/Double Lilleshall   more info 3 Tickets Ended £87.00 £0.00
Saturday 5 April Dinner & Quiz Refectory 19.30   more info 49 Tickets Ended £22.00 £0.00
CW26 Anatomy & dissection microscopy Sunday 6 April   more info 4 Tickets Ended £52.00 £0.00
CW27 Food Safety Certificate Sunday 6 April   more info 13 Tickets Ended £60.00 £0.00
CW28 Intro to General Husbandry Sunday 6 April   more info 9 Tickets Ended £35.00 £0.00
CW29 Intro to BBKA Module 6 Sunday 6 April   more info Sold Out Ended £12.00 £0.00
CW30 How to pass the Basic Sunday 6 April   more info 33 Tickets Ended £12.00 £0.00
CW31 Intro to BBKA Module 2 Sunday 6 April   more info 26 Tickets Ended £12.00 £0.00
CW32 QUEEN REARING Day 2 Advanced Course Sunday 6 April   more info 1 Ticket Ended £45.00 £0.00
CW33 The use of video in the apiary Sunday 6 April   more info 12 Tickets Ended £2.00 £0.00
CW34 Initial medical managment Sunday 6 April   more info 8 Tickets Ended £2.00 £0.00
CW35 Managing bees for a healthy outcome Sunday 6 April   more info 2 Tickets Ended £2.00 £0.00
CW 36 Intro to advanced husbandry Sunday 6 April   more info 36 Tickets Ended £10.00 £0.00
CW37 Embroidery workshop - Stumpwork Sunday 6 April   more info 3 Tickets Ended £25.00 £0.00
CW 38 Visit to Lilleshall Arboretum Sunday 6 April   more info 7 Tickets Ended £10.00 £0.00
Sunday 6 April; Accommodation B&B Single   more info 23 Tickets Ended £47.00 £0.00
Sunday 6 April; Accommodation B&B Pair of rooms   more info 4 Tickets Ended £78.00 £2.21

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Event Details

The 37th Britsh Beekeepers Association Spring Convention is the annual gathering of members of the BBKA, other beekeeping associations and members of the public with an interest in bees and beekeeping.

The largest and longest running event of its type, based at Harper Adams University, it offers a series of lectures, workshops and courses over three days (4,5,6 April 2014). The programme  can be viewed and down-loaded from the BBKA web-site  www.bbka.org.uk  There is also a large trade show open on Friday 4 and Saturday 5 April, where beekeeping's leading traders are represented and beekeeping aids and equipment are on sale at competitive prices.

Entry tickets (wrist-bands) are available on-line through the BBKA website at www.bbka.org.uk These must be worn at all times to gain admission to events.  Friday 4 April is a Members Day as is Sunday 6 April, our Education Day.  The public and non-members are welcomed  on Saturday 5 April.

Remember to wear your wrist-band at all times for entry to all events.

Lectures are open to ticket holders.  A course fee is payable for many Workshops and Courses as detailed in the ticketing section of this web-site.  Others can be pre-booked either by paying a booking fee of £2 to reserve a place.the sum

Don't forget to bring your paper tickets to all booked events

 Accommodation is available on-site and many delegates stay for the whole weekend on site.  All rooms are single, with en-suite facilities and are bookable by the night on this web-site. Rates are £47 per person per night on a B&B basis. Couples may purchase two adjacent singlerooms at the special rate of £78. There is also limited availability of double or twin rooms off-site at nearby Lilleshall Hall,  National Sports & Conferencing Centre, which again can be booked on this site at £87 per room per night.

Catering is excellent at Harper Adams with outlets open throughout the event. There are some optional pre-bookable meals over the weekend; the Welcome Dinner on Thursday evening 3 April at £17; the Conference Dinner on Friday evening 4 April at £25 and the Dinner and Quiz on Saturday evening 5 April at £22. Places are limited. Please book tickets for these meals on this site. More details on catering are available in the programme. 

Don't forget to bring your paper tickets to all booked events

Remember to wear your wrist-band at all times for entry to all events.

Full refunds are available up to 30 days before the event and then a 70% refund up to 10 days before the event, thereafter no refund is available.

If you have specific queries or needs please contact the following:

Ticket (Wrist-band) Sales: Sarah Snelson - sarah.snelson@britishbeekeepers.com

Courses & Workshops: Avis Marshall - avismarshall@virginmedia.com

Accommodation and Meals: June Hughes - june.hughesbees@btinternet.com

General: Tim Lovett - tim.lovett@bbka.org.uk

Do you have questions about BBKA Spring Convention 4/5/6 April 2014? Contact Organised by the BBKA

When & Where


Harper Adams University

TF10 8NB Newport
United Kingdom

Friday, 4 April 2014 at 09:00 - Sunday, 6 April 2014 at 16:00 (BST)


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Organised by the BBKA

The British Beekeepers Association (BBKA) is a charity (reg.no:212025) with the principal aims of furthering the craft of beekeeping and to advance the education of the public in the importance of bees to the environment

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