During the winter months we meet at the Parish Church Rooms, Tavistock PL19 9DA (see Google map below).  The rooms are separate from the church and are located across the Plymouth Road, next to the Bedford Hotel. 
The entrance to the rooms is located just behind the blue car in the photograph below.
Access to the Parish Rooms is via a path behind the car

Directions to the Parish rooms

Events through the year 2020

DateTopicVenue
Tuesday 12th January. by Zoom 7.15 for 7.30pmBeekeeping Quiz – run by Martin Hann and Clare Densley – by invitation from Plymouth BKA
Prize for top scoring Tavistock member.
Plymouth BKA Zoom
Link will be sent by email

Thursday 14th January. Zoom Meeting 7.15 for 7.30pmPresentation by John Walters, entomologist, film maker and artist.Invitation to an Okehampton BKA Zoom meeting.
Link will be sent by email
Wednesday 20th January. Zoom Meeting 7.15 for 7.30pmExperiences of Beekeeping in Tanzania – ‘Mr Tony – Baba Nyuki’
In this second presentation, Dr Tony Herbert, talks about the practicalities of developing and setting up a sustainable beekeeping apiary in a Tanzanian village.
TBKA Zoom
Link will be sent by email
Wednesday 17th February. 7.15 for 7.30pmTalk by Liz Wescott.
Liz will talk about her experiences in becoming a beekeeper and how that has developed over the years. She is a published poet, has an online shop for bee products, has been Chair of Torbay BKA, is Secretary for South Devon Honey Show, runs Basic Assessment Courses and is in charge of the DBKA tent at the DEvon County Show and other things too.
TBKA Zoom Meeting
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Wednesday 17th March
7.15 for 7.30pm
Honey Adulteration
Presentation by Lynne Ingram. Lynne recently gave an informed and alarming talk about this at the DBKA AGM in December. Her talk was so good that we asked her to talk to our Club members about this too.
TBKA Zoom Meeting
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Wednesday 21st April
7.15 for 7.30pm
How to extract those difficult honeys. Olly Nolan will tell us how to do it! He is a bee farmer in Ireland and started off surrounded by fields of OSR. He sells award winning honey and has a line in Ivy Honey.TBKA Zoom Meeting
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Wednesday 19th May
7.15 for 7.30pm
‘Sex and the Wanton Virgin’
Presented by Martin Hann
(Very timely with queen rearing and swarming on the horizon)
TBKA Zoom Meeting
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Wednesday 15th SeptemberBees and Sleep
Talk by Professor Barrett Klein.
TBKA Zoom Meeting
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Wednesday 20th OctoberObservation Hives
(including the legendary 360 rotating indoor observation hive). Talk by Mark Gibbons
TBKA Zoom Meeting
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Wednesday 17th NovemberTBKA AGMTBKA Zoom Meeting
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Our first Bee Tea in 2021 at Colin Trier’s apiary

 

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