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 a 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…

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…

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…