Basingstoke & District Beekeepers Association

Next Winter Meeting:        
    Thursday 19th March 2015 - Brian Spicer :- Upstairs Downstairs

A talk from the former surveyor in charge of running the Hackwood House Estate. The 400 hectare estate is like Basingstoke's own Downton Abbey, a fascinating insight into a country estate on our own doorstep.

Apiary Meetings:       Saturday 11th April 2015 - Spring Inspection

        St. John’s Copse, 2.30 to about 4.30

INTRODUCTION TO BEEKEEPING Course – 2015, currently running, click here for details

Reminder - Membership renewals are due, click here for details

Check out the events page for details of other meetings


Winter meetings are 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

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.

SWARMS please check here before calling the swarm coordinators