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

6 June 2024

Pollination Workshop

TBC

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