Spring Fling 2019

On a cool and overcast 11th April, a slightly lower attendance than last year was at the annual Spring Fling, an educational event for young children to learn about food, farming and the countryside. NBKA were in attendance, with a stand dedicated to candle rolling, honey and other hive products.

Wild About The Wensum

This annual event at Pensthorpe Conservation Trust was held on Saturday 12th May 2018. The glorious morning weather attracted many visitors to enjoy the wildlife in the extensive grounds and also the craft activities and information stands. Graham, Venetia, Alvin, Trevor, Lynda and Phillip were kept very busy on the Read more…

Testing for nosema

Of particular interest at this time of year is why some colonies are slow to build up, and an infection of nosema can be a cause. With a view to mapping the presence of nosema apis and nosema ceranae in Norfolk, Ian Watkinson, together with Venetia Rist and Paul Metcalf, Read more…

Spring Fling 2018

On the 10th of April 2018, thousands of youngsters visited the annual Spring Fling held on the Royal Norfolk Showground. Although it was a cold misty day, it did not deter the chidren from taking part in the numerous activities to learn about the Norfolk countryside and farming. Many thanks Read more…

Opening Up

  The first outdoor event of the season was kindly hosted by Mike Thurlow. We were blessed with a mild day so the bees were flying. The apiary is Mike’s ‘sick bay’ where he nurses colonies back to health. As such, a lot was gained from seeing colonies with various Read more…