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  • Date and time: Friday 4 June 2021, 2pm to 3pm
  • Location: Online only
  • Admission: Free admission, booking not required

Event details

This event is part of our Ask the Experts series for families.

How long does a honeybee live? How do you tell the difference between a worker bee and a Queen bee? What role do bees play in the food chain and biodiversity?

What questions do YOU want our experts to answer?

Before posing your questions, why not take a look at our Keep Calm, Innovate and Bee Yourself! resource page which includes a number of videos for you to enjoy. Afterwards put your questions to our experts - Antonio Abella Perez from Nestlé, Bruno Hannemann from the York & District Beekeepers Association, and Ronan Crawford-Ellin from York Cares.

About the experts

Ronan Crawford-Ellin is from York Cares which matches the skills and expertise of employers and their employees to community projects where they can have most impact. Their tried and tested programmes deliver tangible benefits for local people as well as workforce development opportunities for employers. Located at the University of York, UK, some of the projects are co-delivered by employers and university student volunteers, who pool their time and energy, business experience and expertise to make a positive impact on our community.

Antonio Abella Perez is from Nestlé York.  Nestlé is a company that works to make a positive impact in communities. Specifically, through the Keep Calm, Innovate and Bee Yourself initiative, Nestlé wants to contribute to raising awareness about the importance of innovation and the benefits it can bring with it, while setting the ground to educate about bees and their relevance in the food supply chain.

Bruno Hannemann is from the York & District Beekeepers Association’s (YDBKA) and has been a beekeeper for more than 40 years. The YDBKA’s mission is to provide information about honeybees and other pollinators to the general public. It offers training to people wanting to learn the craft of beekeeping, and supports and shares knowledge with beekeepers at all levels of experience through regular meetings and practical activities.

Over to you!

Ask your questions on the Question Forum below. Antonio, Bruno and Ronan will be answering these live on Friday 4 June from 2pm - 3pm.

Please note:

  • Questions are moderated so they won’t appear immediately.
  • If you would like to know if your question has been answered, please enter your email address when prompted to do so. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose.


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