The International Meeting of Young Beekeepers (IMYB) took place in France at the beginning of July, here is an overview to inspire any youngsters thinking of applying next year. Read more
If you suspect you have sighted an Asian Hornet please find more information here about what to do next! Read more
As part of our vision we are developing plans to engage with young people with the intention to encourage a new generation of beekeeper's and custodians of our environment
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We are now welcoming submissions for our 2018 Bees in Art competition. The theme this year is 'Technology.' Read more
We support the nations beekeepers and in turn the honey bees of the UK in ensuring their future in our environment.
Please scroll over our BBKA map to find branches and members who can help you on your way to becoming a beekeeper.
Beekeepers are often approached about winged, flying creatures, especially in the spring and summer period, when they are their most active simply working and are no cause for alarm.
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.
Make donation deposits and tell us about your bee celebration days here! Read more
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
We have a new forum for beekeepers and anyone interested in beekeeping Read more
In the 16th Century beehives or skeps were also known as 'stalles' and could be included in a labourers inventory to be given to his daughter on his death. What regional or ancient words do you use in your beekeeping? - the Oxford English Dictionary really wants to know! Read more
A study published in Communications Biology may herald a 'step change' in attempts to track Asian Hornets back to their nests. Scientists at University of Exeter have shown that by placing a small chip on captured hornet and using radio telemetry to track it they can find previously undetected nests and destroy them. Read more