CANCELLED: Open Day Saturday 2nd May 2020
*** THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE***
Our annual Open day has been announced. Get all the details here plus the poster to download and print. Thanks to our hard-working committee, members, and volunteers this is set to be another big day.
Remember gates open 9am to 3pm and EVERYONE is WELCOME
The day will include inspecting a working beehive with the use of our protective bee clothing. And we haven’t forgotten the kids with small clothing available for children to wear and a special kids corner with bee-themed activities.
The day will also feature informative talks on beekeeping, the life of a worker bee and native bees, honey tastings and sales provided by club members, books on beekeeping along with wax products.
We will also host a sausage sizzle with coffee, tea and cold drinks available. Raffles with prizes including a beekeeping course for beginners (value $299), honey, books and lots lots more.
Your Safety is our Priority
The Illawarra Beekeepers Assoc. Inc. is committed to your safety when visiting our apiary and bee facility. This includes wearing appropriate clothing, long pants & closed-toed shoes a must when inspecting hives. Therefore you must acknowledge and agree to the our terms and conditions found here at https://illawarrabeekeepers.org.au/beesafe/
On The Day
There will be regular information sessions featuring:
- Life of the Honey Bee
- An insight to Native Bees
- Honey Industry Topics
- Questions and Answers
Members, We Need Your help, Please
If you can give a couple of hours of your time,
please come forward
Also, we are looking for donations for the raffle if you can make a donation please contact us
How to Find Us
We are walking distance from Sutherland Railway Station on the Bondi Junction to Illawarra (Cronulla or Waterfall lines).
Follow the road to the bottom of Eton Street and go through the park gate. Our apiary is across the cycle track (road) in front of you. Car parking is available at the southern end of Eton Street.
Our physical address is Eton St Sutherland NSW 2232 and the gate to our facility is next to 96 Eton St Sutherland where you’ll see a boom gate to walk through.
Many local will know our apiary and clubhouse are located in the Waratah Park surrounded by the bicycle track.
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