Beekeeping Taster Day 16 June 2018


BOOKING NOW OPEN – Our team of experienced beekeepers will provide participants with a great taste of what is involved in being a beekeeper. Book a place now as New Year present to yourself, partner or friend. More…

Auction of Bees & Beekeeping Equip.


SATURDAY 7th APRIL 2018 at MICKLEHAM, SURREY; Viewing on the day from 11:00 am; Auction commences at 12:00 noon; Visit Paynes at their sales stall; Refreshments available; Register Lots for sale at the auction by the 3rd April 2018. More…

Pop-Up-Shop Market Stall


NEW November & December dates where RBKA and its members are selling honey and other products of our hives at local markets within Mole Valley and Reigate & Banstead districts. It doesn’t get more local! More…

Asian Hornet identified in UK


Sighting of the Asian hornet confirmed in Gloucestershire – the first time it has been discovered in the UK. Smaller than our native hornet, the Asian hornet poses no greater risk to human health than a bee. However, they do pose a risk to honey bees. More…

Members Honey For Sale


Looking for local honey made by local bees and offered for sale by local beekeepers? Some of our Members are able to offer products from their hives for sale either ‘from the door’, or from small local village stores or market stalls. More…

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…