Bees need you!

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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Please scroll over our BBKA map to find branches and members who can help you on your way to becoming a beekeeper.

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Pesticide Alerts

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Author: Dan Holliday

Swarm removal

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.

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Author: Anthony McHugh

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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  • 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

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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

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  • EFSA says risk to bees from neonicotinoids is confirmed

    European Food Standards Authority (EFSA) has released its peer review of 1500 studies looking at whether neonicotinoids harm honeybees, bumblebees and wild bees. It says the risk is confirmed. British Beekeepers Association (BBKA) still supports EU ban on neonicotinoid pesticides. Read more

  • First confirmed sighting of Asian Hornet says DEFRA

    An Asian Hornet has been found by a member of the public in a cauliflower in Bury in Lancashire. The finding has been confirmed by the Non Native Species Secretariat (NNSS). Read more

  • Beekeepers grateful member of public spotted Asian Hornet

    The British Beekeepers Association (BBKA) is disappointed to hear of the first confirmed sighting of an Asian Hornet in 2018. We are grateful for the sharp eyes of a member of the public who spotted it and hope continued vigilance will keep the Asian Hornet threat to honeybees at bay. Read more

Latest Events

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  • 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

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