Research - news and updates

Research updates throughout the year. Appeals from researchers and partner organisations bulletin 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

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

Winter Colony Survival Survey '18/19

This year the BBKA is conducting the annual winter colony survival survey online and would like to invite all members to take part. 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

International Meeting of Young Beekeepers 2019

Assessment was a great success and the team has been chosen! 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 UK is on high alert in 2019 after the first discoveries of Asian Hornet nests taking place in 2018. Here are all the details of sightings 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

Project: Bees in Schools

Our aim is to get bees in the curriculum onto the website for schools members to be able to enjoy in the next academic year, term 1. Read more

IMYB 2018

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