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Enfield Beekeepers Honey Show

Honey Show – Call for Entries

We are now in August and 7 weeks from our Honey Show. I hope that you have all got a copy of the rules & regulations plus the Schedule, so will be looking at the classes that you can enter. You can enter as many classes as you like, and also, enter 1 or 2…

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Enfield Beekeepers Honey Show

Preparing for the Honey Show

12th June 2018

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT Tuesday June 19th, Broomfield School 7.30pm. Have you all got that in your diaries? Sue Lang, our…

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The Beekeepers’ Year

24th January 2018

January As the winter strengthens, so will the bees go into an even tighter ball in order to maintain 16°C-18°C…

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So you want another Queen?

24th January 2018

A few questions to ask first- Why do you want another Queen? Do you want to expand your colonies and…

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Bees for Development

8th December 2017

Some years ago I met Tom Olalobo and his family, refugees from Africa. I remember Tom telling me how, in…

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A Helping Hand

8th December 2017

I had an unusual phone call from a gentleman last week, ‘I have a colony of honey bees in my…

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The Quest of Saint Bartholomew

18th February 2010

I trained as a nurse at Barts and, of course, I knew that Rahere founded the hospital in 1123 but,…

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Saint Nicholas

1st May 2009

The story took place on 6th December 2000 The weather had been atrocious – gales and torrential rain had prevailed…

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