Propolis - the most under valued hive product

a talk by John Charlton

From 7:00 for 7:30

At The Friends Meeting House

Miller Street, Newcastle under Lyme ST5 1QJ

"Propolis - The most under valued hive product.  Collect 10 grams of propolis (1/4 oz) and bring along with two small glass jars ( 1 1/2oz honey jars are ideal) with well fitting lids and you should be able to take home two different tinctures of propolis samples.  Talk will cover collection by the bees, use within the hive through to collection for a variety of uses." 


Graham Royle: Microscopy - disease, pollen, honey bee anatomy

At Werrington Village Hall

limited places; booking essential, 

One-day Workshop with Graham Royle

For those who wish to learn a new beekeeping related skill.

NSBKA are very pleased to be hosting a full day microscopy workshop.

A general introduction to the various uses of microscopes related to beekeeping covering: 

  • disease (Nosema and Acarine) diagnosis
  • pollen identification (bring a sample)
  • honeybee anatomy and
  • what to look for when buying a microscope

There will be some microscopes available to borrow if you do not have your own. However, if you do have your own Microscope and would like to bring it along please do so.

Due to the necessary equipment needed to run the course places are limited.

The cost is £17.00 per person + booking fee (lunch is not provided, please bring your own packed lunch with you).

Eventbrite - Microscopy workshop


Christmas Social - Byron Machin:Butterflies of the Peak District

At The Friends Meeting House

Miller Street, Newcastle under Lyme ST5 1QJ