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We support the nations beekeepers and in turn the honey bees of the UK in ensuring their future in our environment.

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Become a beekeeping school

Join the BBKA as a School Member and teach your children about all the important work bees do for our wellbeing and the environment

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Adopt a Beehive

Honey bees need your help! Do you want to help honey bees without getting your hands sticky? Adopt A Beehive with the BBKA and you will be supporting vital research into honey bee health, and education into good bee husbandry.

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  • Book - Spring Convention 2018

    We are now open to book! Spring Convention is the event of the BBKA year. We welcome members and non-members alike and hope to see you all there! Read more

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  • APIARY and EDUCATION

    As part of our vision we are developing plans to revamp our Apiary with the intention to become a flagship learning centre for local schoolchildren and community groups. Read more

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  • Send a picture

    Beekeeping and all its associated tasks give us a reason to slow down and take stock, inevitably leading to an increased sense of wellbeing. Watching the bees work and planting a garden to increase their forage, inspecting the hives and drawing and enjoying the honey are just a few reasons that their bees give beekeepers a heightened sense of calm and feeling of inner peace. Read more

Latest News

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  • Congratulations to beekeeper Tim Lovett who is appointed MBE in New Year's Honours List

    Tim Lovett, former President and Director of Public Affairs for British Beekeepers' Association ( BBKA) has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to the Beekeeping Industry in the 2018 New Year's Honours List. Read more

  • National Honey Monitoring Scheme

    The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) is asking all beekeepers, amateur and professional, to take part in a National Honey Monitoring Scheme which aims to identify new environmental threats to honey bees. Read more

  • 2018 BBKA President's Prize

    The 2018 British Beekeepers Association (BBKA) President's Prize has been awarded to Luke Charnock a young beekeeper in the Medlock Branch in Lancashire. Luke, who is 15, suffers from T Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma and finished three years of chemotherapy in 2016. Read more

Latest Events

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  • Book - Spring Convention 2018

    We are now open to book! Spring Convention is the event of the BBKA year. We welcome members and non-members alike and hope to see you all there! Read more

  • World Bee Day

    Not only do our bees help provide the honey, propolis and beeswax, they also help to keep us all fed and watered! Dress like a bee and send us a video of your best waggle dance! #worldbeedaybbka Read more