BedsBKA AGM 2020


From 10am until 4pm

At Flitwick Village Hall MK45 1HP

The Bedfordshire Beekeepers Association 97th AGM will take place at Flitwick Village Hall on Saturday 29th February starting at 10am. After lunch, at 1.45pm, John Hendrie, President of the British Beekeepers Association will give a talk titled 'A Year in the Apiary'.


  1. Chair’s Introduction
  2. Apologies
  3. Minutes of the 96th AGM
  4. Matters Arising
  5. Trustees Report
    1. Chair’s Report
    2. Treasurer’s Report
    3. Secretary’s Report
    4. Membership Report
    5. Honey Survey Report
    6. Honey Show and Festival Report
    7. Federation Cup Report
    8. Educational Visits Report
    9. Events Report
    10. Bedford Apiarist Report
    11. Stockwood Apiarist Report
    12. Training Report
  6. Approval of Rules
  7. Election of Trustees
  8. Resolutions Submitted by Members: none received
  9. Date of the 98th AGM - 27th February 2021
  10. Giving out of Certificates
  11. AOB


  AGM Programme Saturday 29th February 2020

9:00                             Tea and coffee. Stalls open.

10:00 to 12:00             AGM

Lunch. Please bring your own or pre-order from Jennie Tysom. There will be a choice of Carrot and Coriander or Leek and Potato soup, together with a slice of apple pie for £3 payable on the day. Please let her know by 21st February by emailing her on

13:30                           Bees and the Environment. Simon Barrow & Wally Thrale

13.45                           Talk ‘A Year in the Apiary’ By John Hendrie, President of the British Beekeepers Association

15:00                           Tea – contributions of both savoury and sweet items are welcome



Bulk Purchase Scheme items available to purchase. Please see the price list.

Wax exchange – receive credit of £4 for each pound of rendered wax to use against purchase of Association items. We need nearly 800lb to pay for our foundation order.

Raffle in aid of Bees Abroad. Please bring your donations to give to Caroline Luxford.

BedsBKA Library – All books and DVDs should be returned to Angela Newberry before or at the AGM

Second Hand stall – The Association will sell your second hand items. Please mark your items with your name and price, and give your items to Chris Jenkins on the day.

Bee 1st – Gary Hammond and Chris Mercer will have a wide range of beekeeping supplies available

Martin Woodbridge will have a range of bee suits available

Membership and Bee Craft subscriptions – Rosemary will be available to accept your payment for these

Minutes of last year's AGM are here: minutes-of-the-96th-agm

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