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Thu, 15 Apr



Spring Convention 15-18 April

More than 20 practical and scientific presentations; the Market Place for equipment and other exhibitors; plus more social events too. Something for everyone to look forward to.

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Spring Convention 15-18 April
Spring Convention 15-18 April

Time & Location

15 Apr 2021, 19:30


About The Event

The BBKA Spring Convention, 15th–18thApril: A ‘virtual’ armchair eventAdvance Registration opens this week Just around the corner...The 43rd BBKA Spring Convention, opens on the evening of Thursday 15th and continues through to Sunday 18th April.With over twenty practical and scientific presentations, attendees will find a mix of speakers and topics every bit as  broad,  interesting  and  relevant  as  usual,  whatever  their  experience  of  bees  and beekeeping.

Prof. Keith Delaplane will give the George Knights Memorial Lecture, ‘How honey bees use genetics to solve their problems and what we can learn from it’, on Saturday 17thApril.

Social events planned include ‘Locked Down’ with Bill Turnbull on Friday evening and the Jimmy Doherty Interviews, plus the Bees-A-Buzzing quiz final, on Saturday.

The full   programme   can   now   be   downloaded   from   the   Spring   Convention   pages of

Registration  is  needed  to  take  part,  but  free-to-view  content  includes  a  keynote address  by  Dr  David  Aston,  7.30pm,  Thursday  15thApril,  plus  the  Beacon  School presentations  on  Sunday  at  15.30 and free  access  to  the  Market  Place,  for  your favourite beekeeping equipment suppliers and other exhibitors

.Paid registration is needed to watch all live content (presentations, Q&A etc) and to view content later, on demand.'Tickets' for the entire three days are £10 in advance(until  15thApril), or £12.00  on-the-day.  Complimentary  registration  is  available  for BBKA Junior and School members.Further Information at and register soon at  Please  use  the  SAME  e-mail  address  for access thereafter.

Newsletter editors interested in joining a ‘Get Together’ at 15.45, on Sunday 18th April, require paid Convention registration. They also need by noon on 17thApril to sign-up for the session.A great event to look forward to,which this year comes to you!Best viewed on a full-sized screen, but available on phones and tablets too......

Joyce Nisbet,

 BBKA Trustee and Spring Convention Committee Chair

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