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Annual Convention

A one day Beekeeping Convention is held annually at the beginning of the year.  It is intended to suit all abilities and as well as the main lectures there is a choice of seminars to attend.

Next year's event will be held on Saturday 24th February 2018 at Lodge Hill Centre, Watersfield, Pulborough, RH20 1LZ


The West Sussex Beekeepers’ Association is pleased to invite beekeepers and those interested in bees and beekeeping to the WSBKA Annual Convention.  The event is designed to suit beekeepers of all standards.  As well as the main lectures, the seminars offer a choice of more specialised topics.  We hope you will be joining us.


Main Lectures


  •   'What’s going on in my Hive' – Gerry Collins                   
  •   'Medicinal Apitherapy' – Dr Gerry Brierley
  •   'Use of light to reverse effects of Neonicotinoids on Bees'  – Professor Glen Jeffery


In addition there is a choice of seminars


Seminar 1  (You can attend one of these)


      1)      'Curse of the Wax Moth' – Gerry Collins

      2)      'Requeening & Queen Introduction' – Jean Mozley

      3)      'Up Close and Dangerous' – Claire Waring


Seminar 2  (You can attend one of these)


      4)      'Bee Diseases: Identification & Control' – Sandra Gray

      5)      'Swarm Control, My Way' – Jean Mozley

      6)      'Big Bees, little Bees & Bees that don’t Sting' – Claire Waring


        Speakers' Profiles may be downloaded here  


For all your beekeeping needs, Paynes Southdown Bee Farms will also be present at the Convention


Advance booking per person, WSBKA members £22

 Members of other Associations and non-members £27

 On the day if space allows £27


The Booking Form may be downloaded here


or contact Gordon Allan on 01798 343470 or email