Beekeepers' Society

of South Australia

Events that are here

Museum Hive – The beehive at the South Australian Museum is maintained by the Beekeepers Society and is inspected at regular intervals.. Please contact Bob Beer for dates and times on mobile 0413 208 835.

The field days are a must for all new beekeepers. Some previous topics: History of Spring Gully Foods and Honey Marketing, A vision for Beekeepers in Australia, Burts Bees, Almond Field Migration USA, Native Bee Pollination, Climate variability challenges and their implications for beekeepers, The hobbyist beekeeper and travelling hives, Allergic Reactions to Insect bites and stings, Prepare, Act, Survive – how to survive a bushfire, Health of SA native trees, Genetically modified crops, Apiary Industry Advisory Group, Gadgets and memorabilia, Bureau of Meteorology, Varroa mite, Mead.

Please refer to BSSA Newsletter (Buzzword) for field days, trips and phone numbers.

Some previous trips: Kangaroo Island, weekend trip to David Clifford’s honey farm, Doug Seton’s Retreat, Mt Taylor Cave, Gum Creek Marron Farm, Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distilling Plant, Flinders Chase and Island Pure Sheep Dairy, Pennington Bay

06 Feb 18 - Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meetings (first Tuesday of month)
Meeting hall, St Matthews Homes, 67 Bridge Street, Kensington

7:00 pm – newcomers are invited to attend a ½ hr session information and Q&A session
7:30 pm – main meeting commences

Supper is available (Gold coin donation)

24 Feb 18 - Field Day

Saturday 1pm

Practical hands-on experience guided by Club experts.

Selgar Avenue Clovelly Park – about 200m west off South Road, and behind the Tonsley Hotel
Note- There will be no hive field days if the forecast temperature is over 35 degrees.

For further details contact Bob Beer 0413 208 835

26 Feb 18 - Committee Meeting
06 Mar 18 - Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meetings (first Tuesday of month)
Meeting hall, St Matthews Homes, 67 Bridge Street, Kensington

7:00 pm – newcomers are invited to attend a ½ hr session information and Q&A session
7:30 pm – main meeting commences

Supper is available (Gold coin donation)

10 Mar 18 - Field Day

Saturday 10am

Practical hands-on experience guided by Club experts.

Selgar Avenue Clovelly Park – about 200m west off South Road, and behind the Tonsley Hotel
Note- There will be no hive field days if the forecast temperature is over 35 degrees.

For further details contact Bob Beer 0413 208 835

17 Mar 18 - Mount Pleasant Show

Gates open 7:00 am; Main attractions commence at 09:00am; Closing time 05:00pm
Location:  Talunga Park Oval Complex, Melrose Street, Mount Pleasant

BSSA members are encouraged to submit entries to this very popular country fair at Mount Pleasant, only 1 hour form Adelaide.
Visit the webpage

Closing date for submitting entries:  10 March 2018

Contact BSSA secretary (office@bees.org.au) for more details

26 Mar18 - Committee Meeting
31 Mar & 01 Apr 18 - Sophie's Patch Easter Open Garden

Hamlyn Cottage
394 Springs Road, Mount Barker

There will be presentations by BSSA members on each day.  Members are welcome to bring along organic honey for sale to the public.

See the website or visit Sophie’s Facebook page for more details.

 

Contact BSSA secretary (office@bees.org.au) for more details

03 Apr 18 - Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meetings (first Tuesday of month)
Meeting hall, St Matthews Homes, 67 Bridge Street, Kensington

7:00 pm – newcomers are invited to attend a ½ hr session information and Q&A session
7:30 pm – main meeting commences

Supper is available (Gold coin donation)

07 Apr 18 - Field Day

Saturday 1pm

Practical hands-on experience guided by Club experts.

Selgar Avenue Clovelly Park – about 200m west off South Road, and behind the Tonsley Hotel
Note- There will be no hive field days if the forecast temperature is over 35 degrees.

For further details contact Bob Beer 0413 208 835

12 May 18 - Field Day

Saturday 10 am

Practical hands-on experience guided by Club experts.

Selgar Avenue Clovelly Park – about 200m west off South Road, and behind the Tonsley Hotel
Note- There will be no hive field days if the forecast temperature is over 35 degrees.

For further details contact Bob Beer 0413 208 835

01 May 18 - Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meetings (first Tuesday of month)
Meeting hall, St Matthews Homes, 67 Bridge Street, Kensington

7:00 pm – newcomers are invited to attend a ½ hr session information and Q&A session
7:30 pm – main meeting commences

Supper is available (Gold coin donation)

05 Jun 18 - Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meetings (first Tuesday of month)
Meeting hall, St Matthews Homes, 67 Bridge Street, Kensington

7:00 pm – newcomers are invited to attend a ½ hr session information and Q&A session
7:30 pm – main meeting commences

Supper is available (Gold coin donation)

03 Jul 18 - Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meetings (first Tuesday of month)
Meeting hall, St Matthews Homes, 67 Bridge Street, Kensington

7:00 pm – newcomers are invited to attend a ½ hr session information and Q&A session
7:30 pm – main meeting commences

Supper is available (Gold coin donation)

7 Aug 18 - Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meetings (first Tuesday of month)
Meeting hall, St Matthews Homes, 67 Bridge Street, Kensington

7:00 pm – newcomers are invited to attend a ½ hr session information and Q&A session
7:30 pm – main meeting commences

Supper is available (Gold coin donation)

4 Sept 18 - Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meetings (first Tuesday of month)
Meeting hall, St Matthews Homes, 67 Bridge Street, Kensington

7:00 pm – newcomers are invited to attend a ½ hr session information and Q&A session
7:30 pm – main meeting commences

Supper is available (Gold coin donation)

2 Oct 18 - Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meetings (first Tuesday of month)
Meeting hall, St Matthews Homes, 67 Bridge Street, Kensington

7:00 pm – newcomers are invited to attend a ½ hr session information and Q&A session
7:30 pm – main meeting commences

Supper is available (Gold coin donation)

6 Nov 18 - Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meetings (first Tuesday of month)
Meeting hall, St Matthews Homes, 67 Bridge Street, Kensington

7:00 pm – newcomers are invited to attend a ½ hr session information and Q&A session
7:30 pm – main meeting commences

Supper is available (Gold coin donation)

4 Dec 18 - Christmas Party

6.30pm – Christmas dinner
Please RSVP with number attending to (phone number to be advised) or email office@bees.org.au . Please bring salad or dessert to share, BBQ provided, BYO drinks.