The YBKA Annual Spring Conference 2017 is on Saturday, March 25th from 8.30am to 4.30pm
At the Manor Academy, Millfield Lane, Nether Poppleton, YORK YO26 6PA
Ticket price: £25 includes all refreshments and lunch.
To book contact the YBKA secretary (Roger Chappel): 4, The Green, Brafferton, Darlington, Co. Durham DL1 3LB or
Tel: 01325 315741 Mobile 07905 190 701
You can pay by card over the phone or by cheque (payable to Yorkshire Beekeepers Association).
Please inform us of any special dietary requirements you may have.
08.30 – 09.15 Registration and refreshments
09.15 – 09.30 Welcome and introduction by YBKA Chair Phil Gee
09.30 – 09.45 Chris Coulson and Jim Pearson will explain how, why and when they will be running their workshops and drop-in clinics throughout the day.
09.45 – 10.30 Dr. Sara Robb. Sara will talk about how she converts residual materials from the beehive in to potions, soaps and cosmetics.
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break (Delegates opt for workshops)
11.00 – 11.45 Yvonne Kilvington Introducing children to beekeeping – outlining problems they have found and overcome, explaining what the issues are and how the pupils have benefited.
11.45 – 12.30 Dr. Ravishanka Sargur Managing bee & wasp sting allergies.
12.30 – 13.45 Lunch & chance to shop
13.45 – 14.30 Keith Bartlem Flying with bees
14.30 – 15.15 Mark Patterson Planting for pollinators – the importance of providing good quality forage
15.15 – 15.30 Comfort break
15.30 – 16.30 Beekeepers’ Question Time