Basingstoke & District Beekeepers Association

Come and see us:    

  Sat 18th and Sun 19th October 2014 - The Vyne, Basingstoke - Orchard Days

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

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:

Sat 18th and Sun 19th October 2014 - The Vyne  Orchard Days

You do not have to attend the whole event, even just a couple of hours helps, to give others a break.

Please contact


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

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