2015 Honey Show

Reigate Beekeepers Show – 2015

Make Saturday the 10th October a firm date to visit us at our Annual Honey Show that will be held in Reigate Priory School’s Gym. With FREE admission, there will be lots to see, do, learn … and to buy. More…

I want to be a beekeeper

Want to be a beekeeper in 2016?

Reigate Beekeepers are running an ‘Introduction to Beekeeping Course’ during the coming winter on Monday evenings. Commencing 11th January 2016 and (excluding 15th Feb) running through to 21st March 2016. More…

Taster Day

Taster Day 2015 – Report

Participants received a full day of being provided with information and insights about beekeeping, examining and learning about beekeeping equipment, and experiencing ‘hands-on beekeeping’ during our Taster Day. 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…

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…

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…

Food for Foragers

Food for Foragers

One very direct way that everyone with a garden, large or small, can help the honeybees is to grow a selection of some of the plants that honeybees are particularly fond of as sources of nectar or pollen or both. More…