WBKA Calendar

The current programme of events is shown below. If you are unsure of the directions to any of the venues, please contact the Secretary using the contact form.

WBKA members are also welcome to attend Airedale BKA events, for details see the ABKA calendar.

You can also view the YBKA Events page here.

Local Group Meetings (monthly)

Last Tuesday of the month Lower Wharfedale 7.30pm The Fleece, Otley...more

Second Tuesday of the month Upper Wharfedale 7.30pm The Narrowboat, Skipton...more


Training Courses

Beginners' Course Weds 28 February - Weds 28 March and Weds 18 April, Horticulture Annex, Craven College, Skipton Auctin Mart. For more information or to book a place please contact Jenny via the Contact page.

Association Events

February - March Beginners' Course

March, Saturday 16th Nosema Identification Workshop

From 11:00am to 4:00pm Mark Cade and Linda Mills will be running a Nosema diagnosis and advice workshop. If you would like to have your bees checked for Nosema and understand more about this fungal parasite you just need to bring a sample of 30 dead bees. Please contact Linda (Membership Secretary) via the contact page if you would like to know more.

March, Tuesday 26th "What the Books Don't Tell You."

Talk by Tony Jefferson, 7:30pm Christchurch Coffee Centre, Ilkley.

May, Sunday 19 Celebration of World Bee day

Otley Courthouse Arts Centre

May, Monday 20 World Bee day

June, Monday 10 Visit to National Bee Unit, Sand Hutton

Places are limited, if you would like to go, please let Linda, the Membership Secretary, know via the contact page.

August, Saturday 17 Gargrave Show

September, Tuesday 10 Riad Alsous, Syrian Beekeeper

Details to be confirmed

November, Friday 15 Honey Show and AGM.

Details to be confirmed