Kent Beekeepers Association Bromley Branch


Norman Chapman
Norman Chapman gives a successful talk on Pollen... Thanks Norm

Bromley branch programme including apiary meetings, evening lectures and national events.

Events and Lectures

Bromley Beekeepers Winter Lectures Series 2017

As usual, all lectures are on the third Tuesday of the month from January to April.

Tuesday 17th January
Spring into the Bee Season - Celia Rudland of East Surrey Bees.

Tuesday 21st February
Hive Products - Iain Judge.
Iain will survey the historic uses of hive products, before cutting loose with ideas on what you could be doing with your scrapings and spinnings. Expect a few ideas that you may not have thought of yourself.

Tuesday 21st March
Moving and Handling for Beekeepers - Julie Bowden Msc, Bsc, Dip N (London), RGN Moving and Handling Trainer.

Tuesday 18th April
8 mm of nothing - Robert Smith.
An in depth look at the implications of bee space from Kent's number one bee expert.  Bromley can still find time and space for experts.

All evenings will begin at 7.30pm.

Apiary Meetings

Activities with bees is dependent on the weather. All apiary meetings are in the morning @ 11.30am on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month from April - July. There will be no apiary meetings in the month of August. After that it's the 1st Sunday in September through to March. Refreshments provided.

Summer Events 2017

KHLG Open Day Sunday 21st May
Keston Countryside Day Sunday 25th June
Foal Farm Country Festival Sunday 23rd July
Cudham Village Fete Monday 28th August
KHLG Charity Day Sunday 3rd September

Bromley and Orpington Honey Show

Saturday 16th September 2017 - Bromley and Orpington Honey Show at Emmanuel Church, The Grove, West Wickham, Kent, BR4 9JS. Staging: 9.00am - 9.45am. Open to the Public: 10.00am - 4.30pm. Refreshments & Honey Tasting. Two FREE talks in the Hewitt Room - 11am "Bumblebees by Nikki Gammans” and 2.30pm “Beekeeping for Beginners". If you want to enter the competitive classes download the schedule from the Honey Show page.

Where to find us

The Kent House Road Leisure Gardens (opposite Woodbastwick Road), 91a Kent House Road, Sydenham, Kent SE26 5LJ.

See us on Google Maps.

We recommend you park the cars in Kent House Road and walk up the alleyway. There is some room for cars to park next to the club house.

Please check your Beecraft and County Notices to check the dates have not been changed!