Bradford Beekeepers Association is open to anyone who may be interested in bees. We run beginners courses, give advice and try to educate the public about bees.
We have our own training apiary. classroom and extraction room to provide hands on experience for novice and expert alike.
Beekeepers come in all shapes and sizes, young and old can all become involved in caring for bees. There can be few more rewarding hobbies than learning to help bees to thrive in our modern world.
Join today and see what we have to offer:
- Year round access to other beekeepers with many years of experience.
- Information on what equipment to buy and where to get your bees.
- Theory lessons to help you learn the basics at the start of your beekeeping career.
- Beekeeping Examinations for all levels of experience.
- Practical classes at our Apiary.
- Learn how to handle bees safely and with confidence before you buy any equipment of your own.
- Help in finding an apiary site
- Use of the association honey extraction room and equipment
- Use of the Association Library.
- Access BBKA courses, training & seminars.
- Monthly meetings during the winter.
- Meet beekeepers & talk to visiting lecturers.
- £6,000,000 public liability and product liability insurance for your bees and hive products.
- Access to Bee Disease Insurance.
- The opportunity to enter your products in Honey Shows and to sell your honey
- Save money through the bulk-purchasing scheme.
- Learn about candle making
Please note it is Bradford Beekeepers Associations policy to submit a list of all our members to the NBU (BeeBase) click here to see the benefits. You will have the option to opt-out on your application form.