Healthy bee and disease day

Saturday 22 June 2019 Starting at 9.30am to 4pm

at Shropshire Wildlife Trust, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6AH

(Parking is available at Abbey Foregate car park)


Organised by the Shropshire Beekeeping Association in conjunction with the National Bee Unit.

The day will be led by regional bee inspector Colin Pavey along with his seasonal bee inspectors

The day is an opportunity to bring your disease recognition skills up to date. The National bee unit, with a group of inspectors, will cover all aspects of disease recognition with theory and practical workshops.
As there will be live bees at the venue please bring LAUNDERED bee suits, CLEAN wellies and GLOVES

The day will cover:
Foul brood – both AFB and EFB
Sac brood
Bald brood
Chalk brood
Chilled brood
Drone laying queen or laying workers
Small hive beetle

Cost for the day will be £10 to include coffee or tea (bring own lunch).

Places are limited and expected to fill quickly

To avoid disappointment members should contact (chairman) Peter Bound,
(by email ( or by phone on 07896 045443) to book a place. Followed by a cheque, made payable to SBKA, posted to Pete Bound, 24 Westland Rd, Shrewsbury, SY3 8UT, within 7 days to guarantee your place.

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