Central Sussex Beekeepers Association

A Division of West Sussex BKA

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Welcome to the Central Sussex BKA

Are you thinking of keeping bees? Wherever you live in the country, harvesting honey from your own bees is a very rewarding experience - why not learn to become a beekeeper with us? Maybe you are a beekeeper already and want to join a local Association? If so, you're in the right place.

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CSBKA Winter Meetings

Every Second Wednesday of the Month

Next one is on Wed 9th Nov at 7.30 pm


12-10-16 - Herbalist Emma Baynes - Will talk about herbs that Bees love and their uses. 7:30pm at the Roffey Millenium Hall, Horsham. A map to help you find the venue is here.

9-11-16 - Melvyn on cleaning wax and candle making and Esther showing how to make an Asian Hornet trap. Please bring along two 2lt drink bottles then you can make your own. Diane Steele was down for Nov but due to the Hornet, no talks.
7:30pm at the Rat the RAFA Club, which is just off Blackbridge Lane, Horsham. A map to help you find the venue is here.

14-12-16 - Christmas Meeting.  7:30pm at the RAFA Club, which is just off Blackbridge Lane, Horsham. A map to help you find the venue is here.

11-1-17 Bumble Bees Nikki Gammans. 7:30pm at the Roffey Millenium Hall, Horsham. A map to help you find the venue is here.

8-2-17    David Rudland  Bee Diseases. 7:30pm at the Roffey Millenium Hall, Horsham. A map to help you find the venue is here.


 

Introduction to Beekeeping Course

Want to learn what it is like to keep bees with the reward of having your own honey? Queen Bee

We will be running a two day introduction to beekeeping course on 8th & 22nd April 2017 from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm. The mornings will be at the Roffey Millenium Hall in Horsham and the afternoons at our Pease Pottage training apiary looking at the bees if the weather permits (protective clothing will be provided).

The cost will be £50 per person which includes a year's membership to Central Sussex BKA (Ambrosian Membership).

Download an application form from the Downloads/Application Forms section or 

The Introductory course is designed to show what is involved with beekeeping and also is for people that would like to know more about bees and not necessarily want to keep bees. For these reasons we have kept the subscription fee low. The fee includes a season’s basic membership to Central Sussex BKA, therefore you can attend all our apiary and Winter meetings.

After the two day course (weather permitting) you should have handled bees and know what is involved with keeping bees including costs and time commitments.

For more information on the course, Bees or Central Sussex Beekeeping Association, please contact the Chairman Melvyn Essen on 07811 070 294 or by email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

A map to help you find the Roffey Millenium Hall can be found here.

CSBKA Course 1    CSBKA Course 2

 

CS BuZZ Club

CS Buzz Club is the youth section of Central Sussex Beekeepers’ Association. 
We are based at our club apiary which is located at Pease Pottage, just south of Crawley. 
We are keen to encourage more youngsters to learn about beekeeping, and CS Buzz Club is intended to provide a fun, interesting and easy way to get involved. 

For the CS BuZZ Club Parent & Teacher Briefing Guide please click here

Please contact David at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for more information.

 

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Want to join the club but don't have Bees?

Not a problem

Join from only £10 for the year!

Go to Downloads, Application forms, complete and return the CSBKA Subs form.

Coming up...

CSBKA Winter Meetings

Every Second Wednesday of the Month

Next one is our Christmas Meeting

Wed 14th Dec at 7.30 pm

The RAFA club Horsham

Come and join us for 

raffle, food buffet

and

A good Chat


This meeting will start at 7:30pm at the RAFA Club, which is just off Blackbridge Lane, Horsham. A map to help you find the venue is here.


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