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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 15th June 2014 - Basing House 11am - 4pm

Sat 2nd August 2014 - Monk Sherborne Show 1:30pm - 5pm

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 5th July 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 held at QMC conference centre, details of winter meetings will be published later in the year  on the events page.
CHANGE OF LOCATION FOR 2014 - Still at QMC, but the location of the conference room has changed, it is now situated to the rear of Central Studio via side door opposite Café QM.
Park in the last carpark on the right near the exit. There is a charge of £2.00 to cover costs and coffee and biscuits.

Winter meetings at QMC conference centre, 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.