Basingstoke & District Beekeepers Association

HBA Convention - due to various factors this year's Autumn Convention has been cancelled.

Next Winter Meeting:        Thursday 20th November 2014 - 

     Derek Mitchell - Following up on his ground-breaking research into hive thermal losses, Derek gives us new information on 12 hive types and the benefits of thermal efficient hives

    Check out the events page for details of other meetings  

    Change of venue for 2014 please see below

Apiary Meetings:       Have now finished for 2014

        St. John’s Copse, 2.30 to about 4.30


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

Winter meetings start at 7.30pm

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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.

SWARMS please check here before calling the swarm coordinators