Search this site

Recent site activity

Tips and tricks

Basingstoke & District Beekeepers Association

SWARMS please check here before calling the swarm coordinators

Help Needed - Are you free to help man our stall?

Chat to the public, about bee keeping and your experiences.

Could you provide assistance? Setting up and/or taking down our stand.  

We have been invited to the following events:

SUN 21st September 2014 - Whitchurch Country Show 10am - 5pm 

Sat 27th and SUN 28th September 2014 - HBA Honey Show at the

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Romsey

Sat 18th and Sun 19th October 2014 - The Vyne  Orchard Days

You do not have to attend the whole event, even just a couple of hours helps, to give others a break.

Please contact the secretary

Next Apiary Meeting:   

         Saturday 6th September 2014

St. John’s Copse, 2.30 to about 4.30, weather permitting.

Please note that this year there will only be one session, please see the events page for other dates and further details.

Winter meetings are to be held at
Viables Community Centre                                    
Viables Craft Centre
The Harrow Way
RG22 4BJ
Meeting dates have been confirmed, on the events page, details to follow.
There is a charge of £2.00 to cover costs and coffee and biscuits.

Winter meetings start at 7.30pm

Check out the your Photo gallery

Do you have any photos you have taken of bees, honey shows, etc that you are happy to share and have published on our web site, please email to

Beekeeping is an increasingly popular hobby but it is more than an occasional pastime. It requires commitment and a responsibility to the bees and the community. All beekeepers should be members of an association and register with Bee Base.