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Auction of Bees & Beekeeping Equip.

SATURDAY 11th APRIL 2015 at MICKLEHAM, SURREY
Whether you are a Beekeeper looking for extra equipment to buy, or have unwanted equipment to sell, get along to this years Reigate Beekeepers Auction. More…

Out Apiaries

Out-Apiaries … Hives in Your Garden?

Able to have hives in your own large garden, orchard or field, but unable to devote the time or investment to be an actual Beekeeper? Could you provide one of our beekeepers with an ‘Out-Apiary’ site for one or two (or more!) hives? More…

Tree Bumblebees

Bird Boxes & Bumble Bees

Our Honeybee Swarm Collection Coordinator provides this update to his advice first published last year about dealing with the newly arrived Tree Bumblebee that has a particular preference for nesting in bird boxes and can be very aggressive …. More…

Taster Day

Beekeeping Taster Day 27 June 2015

Enrolment for our one day introduction course to Beekeeping, being held at Mickleham Village Hall and our training apiary in Mickleham, is NOW OPEN. Download the enrolment form to submit your booking from here … More…

Reigate Market

Market Stall moves to Redhill

We can now be found at the Redhill Farmers Market on the 2nd Friday of each month ! Sadly the 24th October 2014 was to be our last appearance at the Reigate Farmers Market, But we now look forward to meeting familiar as well as some new faces … More…

Find the Queen

Find the Queen!

The queens are in the colony (usually!), it’s just that they are not easy to spot amongst the 10’s of thousands of other bees. It takes experience and a method to reliably find them.
But how good could you be? More…

Beginners Practical Training

Practical Training

Teaching Apiary meetings take place every week (weather permitting), from the first week in April to the end of August on Wednesday evenings starting at 6.30pm. The apiary itself will typical house approximately 12 hives, which … More…