bees


How we helped Croydon’s children to celebrate bees

Posted on September 13th, by Jenny Lockyer in Culture. No Comments

Jenny Lockyer spends a week helping Croydon’s children to have a bee bonanza

The Oval Tavern garden nestles snugly between the playing field of Ark Oval school and the houses on Oval Road. Walk near to the pub on a warm summer’s evening and you are likely to hear the strumming of an acoustic guitar or the relaxed murmur of conversations, clinking glasses and general pub life … Read More »



Help Croydon’s bees – please

Posted on October 26th, by Mark Stott in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Let’s make our town more bee-friendly, urges Mark Stott

Following the government’s decision to allow farmers to increase the range of crops treated with neonics (nicotinoids: a class of neuro-active insecticides chemically similar to nicotine) I want to write an article about the threat that this poses to bees. I am a passionate beekeeper and am always happy to ‘talk bees’. However, there are lots of people better … Read More »



Croydon children invited to learn about bees during school holidays

Posted on July 10th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

The well established children’s activity sessions, ‘Storytime at The Oval Tavern’, is offering week of storytime activities themed around bees during the summer holidays. 

Release begins: The activities are suitable for children up to 10 years old and will take place at The Oval Tavern, Oval Road, East Croydon from Monday 17th to Wednesday 19th August.

Did you know our bees are in trouble? Lack of habitat is affecting … Read More »