Asian hornet Week 2019

Asian hornet is a worrisome Invasive Species that will have a major impact on UK beekeeping should it become established here. Read more

Find wonderful beekeeping magazines on our shop

Our latest: 'Queen Rearing' helps those looking to improve their skills and knowledge of queen-rearing, lessening the need to import queens from abroad which can increase the risk of spreading diseases. Read more

Our Patron

BBKA welcomes it's newest Patron, Jimmy Doherty. Read more

Save the bees resources

Bees are facing a number of problems in the UK. Here are some ideas to enable you to act to help in whatever way you can. Read more

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. We can only help if they are honeybees. Read more

Well done Heron Hill in Kendal!

We are so proud of this beekeeping school. Have a watch to get seriously inspired! Read more

Chelsea Flower Show Tickets

A HUGE thank you to McQueens for choosing us as their charity beneficiary for their honey bee themed celebration at Chelsea. Winner being announced on BBKA Facebook page right now! Read more

World Bee Day 2019

It's World Bee Day and the BBKA has renewed its call for people to plant for pollinators - we need that more than ever. Read more

Bee and Bee

Have space available to house a hive? Have good forage and plants you'd like to pollinate? Read more

Help the honey bees

Bees are facing a number of problems in the UK. Here are some ideas to enable you to act to help in whatever way you can. Read more


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Bee stings and anaphylaxis

Information about Anaphylaxis Read more

BBKA Constitution

BBKA Constitution Read more

BBKA Leaflets 2019

BBKA Leaflets for pocket-guide Bee-Keeper learning information, and for shows. Read more

Asian Hornet Flight

You may be wondering how Jersey beekeepers have worked out the distance they are from an Asian Hornet's nest by timing how long it takes a hornet to fly from bait to nest and back? Well it all goes back to elementary mathematics..... Read more

Asian Hornet incursion Map

The first Asian Hornet of 2019 has been found and confirmed in Hampshire - this map will update any further sightings and shows you what has happened in the UK over the last 3 years. Read more

Asian Hornet Week

In preparation for the Asian Hornet Week, 10th - 16th September, all beekeepers, Asian Hornet Action Teams (AHAT) and local BKAs could prepare by being able to identify an Asian Hornet and reading the Asian Hornet Guidance Notes that are available on the BBKA website Read more