Basingstoke & District Beekeepers Association

Thank you to those committee members who have stood down and to those who have step into committee posts.
For further consideration, can you help us:

The Education Coordinator post, will be vacant next year if you wish to shadow this year.

Next Winter Meeting: Thursday 15th September 2016
"Preparing your colonies for Winter" - David Purchase and Derek Mitchell

7:30pm at the Viables Community Centre 

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

Next Apiary Meeting: Saturday 24th September 2016
Weather permitting, from
  • 2pm  for this year's Beekeeping Course Attendees
  • 2:30pm for club Members
The Apiary has had a tidy and makeover thanks to David, Sam, John, Ian and Christine for all their hard work. Pictures in the gallery 

Help wanted
HBA County Honey Show  1st - 2nd October 2016
require  volunteers in the run up to and on the days of the show to ensure its success
If you can help please contact show organiser Charlie Bloom, for more information
2016 HBA Convention 
Volunteers to help with the 2016 HBA Convention. Nikki Moxey from Romsey is the lead coordinator for 2016. If you can assist then please email Nikki at


There is a charge of £2.00 to cover costs and coffee and biscuits.

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