Events
2021-2022 Full Event Programme

 

Indoor meetings will be at Woodford Community Centre, Chester Road, Woodford, SK7 1PS.

 

The Woodbank Apiary is located at Woodbank Park, Offerton, Stockport. The entrance is in Park Lane. There is a large car park at the end of Edwin Street, just past the Woodbank Community Association building. 

 

For sat navs, use postcode SK1 4HW to find Edwin Street, then continue through the narrow yellow barriers to the car park. 

 

There is a footpath exit onto Park Lane, turn left , through the barriers and the apiary is on the right through the first metal gates.

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November 2021 

November 13th

1.00 p.m.

Stockport Beekeepers’ Honey Show

Woodford Community Centre 

Pat Booth

December 2021 

December 8th

7.15 p.m.

Stockport Beekeepers’ Christmas Party

Woodford Community Centre

Patricia Watkins 

January 2022 

January 10th

7.00 p.m.

Beginners’ Beekeeping Course

Aquinas College, Stockport

Alan Towse

 

January 12th

7.30 p.m.

Bee Stings

Julia Piggott

Woodford Community Centre

Patricia Watkins

This event will be recorded for replay to members.

 

January 17th 

7.00 p.m.

Beginners’ Beekeeping Course

Aquinas College, Stockport

Alan Towse

 

January 24th 

7.00 p.m.

Beginners’ Beekeeping Course

Aquinas College, Stockport

Alan Towse

 

January 31st 

7.00 p.m.

Beginners’ Beekeeping Course

Aquinas College, Stockport

Alan Towse 

February 2022 

February 7th

7.00 p.m.

Beginners’ Beekeeping Course

Aquinas College, Stockport

Alan Towse 

February 9th 

7.30 p.m.

Stockport Beekeepers A.G.M. and Beekeep-ers’ Question Time

Woodford Community Centre or Zoom

Peter Carefoot / Stephen Donohoe 

February 21st

7.00 p.m.

Beginners’ Beekeeping Course

Aquinas College, Stockport

Alan Towse 

February 28th

7.00 p.m.

Beginners’ Beekeeping Course

Aquinas College, Stockport

Alan Towse 

March 2022 

March 9th

7.30 p.m.

Nutrition, it ain’t all about sugar & honey

Sebastian Owen

Woodford Community Centre

Patricia Watkins

April 2022 

April 13th

7.30 p.m.

Seasonal topic tba

Celia Davies Zoom meeting

Patricia Watkins 

May 2022

May date to be agreed

World Bee Day

Stockport Town Centre

Patricia Watkins

 

May date to be agreed

Bee Health Day

National Bee Unit

Woodford Community centre

Patricia Watkins

 

May 14th

Apiary Meeting with Graham Royle

Venue tba

Patricia Watkins

May 18th

Practical Beekeeping Course

Woodbank Apiary

Alan Towse

May 25th

Practical Beekeeping Course

Woodbank Apiary

Alan Towse

June 2022

June date to be agreed

The Bee Garden

Notcutts Garden Centre, Woodford

 

June 1st 

Practical Beekeeping Course

Woodbank Apiary

Alan Towse

June 8th

Practical Beekeeping Course

Woodbank Apiary

Alan Towse

June 11th

Apiary Meeting with Paul Beardmore

Happy Valley Honey, Bollington

Patricia Watkins

June 15th

Practical Beekeeping Course

Woodbank Apiary

Alan Towse

June 22nd

Practical Beekeeping Course

Woodbank Apiary

Alan Towse

July 2022 

July 9th

Apiary Meeting with Roy Brocklehurst

Woodbank Park, Stockport

Roy Brocklehurst

August 2022 

August 10th 

Preparation for the Honey Show

Woodford Community Centre

Peter Carefoot 

September 2022 

September 14th 

How I keep my bees adapting over last 30 years.

Graham Royle

Woodford Community Centre

Patricia Watkins 

October 2022 

October 12th 

Seasonal topic tba Gerry Collins

Woodford Community centre

Patricia Watkins  

November 2022 

November 12th 

Stockport Beekeepers’ Honey Show

Woodford Community Centre

Peter Carefoot 

December 2022 

December 14th

Stockport Beekeepers’ Christmas Party

Woodford Community Centre

Patricia Watkins