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2022 Honey Show


We have not finalised the date, but there will be a West Cornwall Beekeepers Honey Show early in 2022. It is likely to be on a Saturday in January in the large hall in the Marazion Community Centre. We expect there will be all the usual classes for honey [...]

2022 Honey Show2021-09-28T12:43:11+01:00

Chy Vellan 8th June


Anne and I had a pleasant afternoon with the bees at Chy Vellan. Believe it or not, I actually arrived a little early and brought my brush cutter so that I could trim up the entrance and around the dunny. It was getting a little [...]

Chy Vellan 8th June2020-06-12T14:17:09+01:00

Chy Vellan 1st June 2020


My turn again, this time with Lindsay, after several weeks of leaving the apiary in other capable hands. The shed is still very tidy, the team have been cleaning up and returning old frames, but the rabbits haven’t done as much grass cutting as usual [...]

Chy Vellan 1st June 20202020-06-05T12:43:44+01:00

Webinars starting 9th June


We have been asked to circulate details of a series of on-line evening lectures throughout the rest of the beekeeping season, starting on 9th June, from Ken and Dan Basterfield. Topics are chosen to fit with the work in the apiary, aiming to be timely and [...]

Webinars starting 9th June2020-06-04T12:38:17+01:00

Chy Vellan 18th May


It’s All About The Queen Another gloriously sunny and warm day, putting the bees and Heather and me in good humour for the start of the afternoon’s work. Hawthorn in full flower and brambles starting to do their stuff. What could go wrong…. Just a [...]

Chy Vellan 18th May2020-05-31T16:57:55+01:00
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