Basingstoke & District Beekeepers Association
Our Annual General Meeting was held on 16th February 2017

Thank you to those committee members who have served on the committee over the last year.
 We are delighted that Dr Max Watkins of Vita Europe has become our President

The full list of Committee Members and other Officers can be found here

Updated Membership forms, can be found here.

Apiary Meetings:  will re-commence on 1st April 2017

Next Winter Meeting: Thursday 20th April2017 
Ian Margetts of Summerdown Mint will be giving a talk on "Peppermint and Lavender Essential Oil Production"
7:30pm at the Viables Community Centre 

Details of Winter Meeting schedule will be published here when they become available.

There is a small charge which offsets costs and refreshments.  

Winter meetings start at 7.30pm


Winter meetings are held at

Viables Community Centre                                    
Viables Craft Centre
The Harrow Way
RG22 4BJ
Meeting have been confirmed, on the events page.

Check out our 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