Stroud Beekeepers' Association

Useful Beginners' web sites

Our apiary manager, Ian Macdonald sent in not one or two but three links to web sites which have ebooks and training videos which beginners (and others!) may find useful.

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Welcome to Stroud Beekeepers

SBKA - Supporting beekeeping in the Five Valleys
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Bumble bee on a flower
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Website Sponsor
Wildlife artist and SBKA member Cath Hodsman produces beautiful artwork. She supports many wildlife groups and offers SBKA discount on her Bee range of Greetings Cards.
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SBKA supports beekeepers in the Stroud area. Whether you are an experienced beekeeper, a novice or a junior, SBKA offers activities to suit your needs.

In the winter we have Branch Meetings usually at St Dominic's School. In the summer our activities are centred at our well equiped Apiary in South Woodchester.

Demonstration at Branch Apiary
Demonstration at Branch Apiary

SBKA runs a range of  training courses for beekeepers.

Joining Stroud Beekeepers' Association gives you:

  • Contact with other local beekeepers
  • Involvement in training activities run by SBKA
  • Access to expert training and advice at the branch apiary
  • Free insurance for up to three hives
  • Membership of the British Beekeepers' Association (BBKA) , which includes BBKA Monthly News
  • Membership of the Gloucestershire Beekeepers' Association (GBKA), which includes GBKA newsletter

More details are on the Membership page

Comments or suggestions for the website contact John Willoughby