SBA Tartan Weekend and Beekeeping Convention

SBA Beekeeping Convention will be held in Elgin this year on 9-11 September.  This is an excellent opportunity for us in Aberdeenshire to attend this year’s convention which will have  international international speakers, fantastic workshops, trade exhibits and great entertainment across the whole weekend.

Friday, 09 September 2016 19:00 – 21:00 , Elgin City Football Club Hospitality Room, Elgin

Learn more about beekeeping heritage at the SBA free talk and demo on skep-making by Bryce Reynard.

Saturday, 10 September, 8:45-7:15 – SBA Convention,  Moray College, Moray Street, Elgin

The speakers are:

  • Professor Thomas D Seeley, Horace White Professor in Biology at Cornell University and author of several books on bees;
  • Professor Francis Ratnieks, Professor of Apiculture and Head of LASI (Laboratory of Apiculture);
  • Sarah Red-Laird, founder of The Bee Girl organisation and US Ambassador of the International Bee Research Association’s (IBRA) Beeworld project.
  • To view the full programme of speakers and their lecture topics click here.

Saturday evening Ceilidh

Elgin, 7.00pm till midnight – Elgin City Football Club Hospitality Room, Borough Briggs Road, Elgin IV30 1AP

A ceilidh evening with music from Reeling Strings and prizes for best tartan dressed!

Tickets £15 including refreshment.

Sunday, 11 September – Meet in Moray College car park at 10 am

  • Trip to the heather, distillery tour, and lunch.

To find out more please visit the SBA website.

To buy tickets, please click here.

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