Worcester Beekeepers

Welcome to 2020.

Another year of beekeeping is upon us. Check out our Bee Blog for the latest info, or click below for forthcoming events and meetings.

Training and Apiary Meetings

BBKA Modue 3 Study Workshop Meetings - detail to be announced

Training Course - New to Beekeeping?

Suspended for the foreseeable future.
Sorry to all those who attended our first few lessons. If you are in isolation, now is the time to read up on becoming a beekeeper.
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News

Webinars for beekeepers

BIBBA webinars given by Roger Patterson.

COVID-19 and beekeeping advice

Please visit and read the advice given to beekeepers from the NBU

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FAQs

Here you can find helpful answers to some of the more common questions.

Q:  Where do I start?
Q:  What will I need to start beekeeping?
Q:  Does beekeeping take up much time?
Q:  Do I have to belong to an association?
Q:  Do I require a licence to keep bees?
Q:  When can I start?
Q:  Honeybee, Bumblebee, or Wasp?
Q:  What type of bee suit should I buy?
Q:  Where do I get my beekeeping equipment from?
Q:  Where do I get my bees from?
Q:  Will I get stung?
Q:  How many bees will be in my hive?
Q:  Can I keep bees at home in my garden?
Q:  Can I keep just one colony of bees?
Q:  Do I need to be insured?
Q:  How far do bees fly?
Q:  How much honey will my bees produce?
Q:  Do I have to keep records?

Hive inspection record

This form will help you to keep accurate records of your hive.

Bee ID guide

A short guide to identifying honeybees, bumblebees, wasps/hornets and hoverflies.

Membership form

Become a member. Complete this form for year commencing 1st November 2019/2020.

Sting Information

It is inevitable as a beekeeper or just being around bees that you will at sometime or another get stung!

Branch equipment

Please call Vicky Jones on 01905 423246 to check availability or to reserve equipment.

Glossary

Glossary of bee keeping terms for reference.