Worcester Beekeepers

This week's apiary meeting…

18th August 10 a.m.
BBKA 'Basic' Assessment Practical - Revision
Training Apiary (WBKA members only).
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News

Bees and Beekeeping at the Gheluvelt Show

Worcester Beekeepers - Home-Grown Gold!

Apiary and Training Meetings

Regular meetings at our training apiary. BBKA 'Basic' Assessment Prep Sessions underway!

WBKA at the RHS Spring Festival 2018

Report from the Festival

New clues to the decline of bees and other pollinators.

An interesting article about how the other pollinators, as well as bees, are in decline.

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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 2017/2018.

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.