Welcome to the Apis blog. Apis is the latin word for Bee, so when you explore this space, be prepared to step into another world: an insect culture far older than our own, humming in the darkness. It’s not just a leap of imagination, it’s a real gangplank into prehistory, into a dense, six-legged matriarchy, into a breathing, breeding super-organism. And all inside a wooden box. Tread lightly, open your mind and enter…

BERMONDSEY STREET HONEY :  BLOG SUBSCRIBER’S OFFER!

Bermondsey Street Honey

It’s been a fascinating year – there’s so much to tell. But for now, let’s focus on our subscriber offer for the Bermondsey Street Festival on Saturday 16th September 2017.

Subscribers to this blog can pre-order up to 3 jars of multi-award-winning Bermondsey Street Honey (330g jars at £15). Honey is, by definition, a local business and we aim to give our Bermondsey neighbours the first chance to buy their local, artisan honey.

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Stop Press: London Honey Show: Two Talks

London Honey Show
London Honey Show

 The London Honey Show is at the Lancaster Hotel W2 2TY from 11am to 4pm this Sunday 16th October. Entry £2. Children go free. This is a family day out with a farmers’ market feel.

The Lancaster Hotel is very accessible, on the North side of Hyde Park, next to Lancaster Gate Tube (Central Line).

I will be giving two talks:

  •     1.30pm                    Bees Can’t Eat Kind Words”: Exploring the precarious balance of forage and London’s populous bees.
Bee On Bramble
Bee On Bramble
  • 2.15pm                 “The Asian Hornet”: Recognition and ManagementWe travelled to France to discover how beekeepers there have been coping with this voracious honeybee predator.
Asian Hornet
Asian Hornet

Hoping to see you there!