For membership options or combinations not shown above or to upgrade your membership please contact the BSBKA Treasurer and Membership Secretary.
1 Membership requires approval
Existing members of BSBKA
Annual Subscription provides the full range of benefits
Must live at same address as a full member but do not receive
This category is for non-beekeepers who wish to receive
BBKA News. No insurance cover in place
This category is for non-beekeepers or members of other beekeeping associations. No BBKA membership.
For under 18s interested in beekeeping. The Parent/Guardian of the Junior Member must be a member of BSBKA and must accompany the Junior Member to all meetings/Apiary visits that the Junior Member attends.
The next course will take place in April and May 2019
The course follows a course of materials provided by the British Beekeeping Association. More details can be found here: BBKA Examinations and Assessments.
At the end of the course the student will be capable of becoming a ‘hobby beekeeper’, knowing how to source bees, maintain a colony in a hive and extract their honey for sale, through the gaining of the following skills and knowledge;
The course will be held over seven weeks and consist of five 2 hour evening sessions (on Wednesdays at 8.00pm on 10, 17, 24 April, 1, 8 May 2019) at Hopley’s Garden Centre, High St Much Hadham, and at least one weekend practical live session at the Association apiary.
The course cost is £65, which includes a course text book, refreshments and use of protective clothing and associate membership of BSBKA. Membership can be upgraded when you begin to keep bees.
Even if you don’t intend to keep bees, you will have fun and enjoy learning about them.
Why not come as a husband and wife team and revive the fun of doing things together. Or bring the kids; Juniors are welcome and we only charge half price for the course plus membership (£35).