2024 OPEN DAYS AND EVENTS

OPEN DAYS

Open days are free for all Association members to attend. Visitors are welcome at a charge of R100. Limited bee suits are available for hire.

Date

Topic

Location

9 March 2024

Brood Chamber Management

Albert Falls

13 April 2024

Hive Splitting – Advanced

Ixopo

4 May 2024

Honey Competition Preparation

Honey Hall, PMB

8 June 2024

Pollination Workshop

Honey Hall, PMB


July 2024


Queen Rearing – Advanced


TBC


August 2024


Pollinators at Work


Ballot


September 2024


Bee Stings by Dr Ogg


TBC


October 2024


Hillcrest Open Day


Hillcrest


November 2024


Year End Function


TBC


Beginner Series

Roland Moore will be conducting a series of Open Days and Workshops throughout the year for complete beginners. This is a series of days focusing on basic beekeeping skills and beekeeping tasks through the year. These will be free to attend for members and R100 for non-members. Places will be limited. Please contact Roland Moore 083 552 3284 for further details and to book your spot.


23 March 2024


Introduction to beekeeping workshop – learn what beekeeping entails before committing.


PMB


Markets, Festivals, Exhibitions

These are promotional or fundraising events that the KZN BFA are attending or organising


6 April 2024


Chilli Festival


Durban North


20 May 2024


World Bee Day Golf Event


Durban


23 – 28 May 2024


Royal Agricultural Exhibition


Royal Showgrounds, PMB


30 November 2024


Wartburg Christmas Market


Wartburg


December 2024


Baynesfield Christmas Market


Baynesfield


HONEY COMPETITIONS


20 – 28 May 2024


Royal Agricultural Exhibition


Royal Showgrounds, PMB