Membership

If you’re thinking about keeping bees or would like to learn more about what’s involved, you’re welcome to get in touch or come along to any of our events.

If you’d like to become a member, please contact us on membership@hwbees.org.uk. New members, please complete the membership form and remember to complete the gift aid section.

When you become a member, you will automatically become a member of the British Beekeepers Association and the Hertfordshire Beekeepers Association. Together these bring the following benefits..

◾Membership of the BBKA and an excellent monthly magazine.
◾Bee Disease Insurance.
◾Public Liability Insurance.
◾Entry on to the swarm list if you need bees and are suitably trained.
◾Keep your bees at an association apiary.
◾Free information available at indoor and outdoor meetings. —Find out how other beekeepers do it!
◾Lectures and demonstrations throughout the winter months.
◾Visits to Members’ Apiaries through the summer, —See how other beekeepers do it!!!.
◾Hire a hive before comitting to buying your own.
◾Loan equipment such ass honey extractors.
◾BBKA module assessment advice, tutoring and examination.
◾And possibly most important, the company of fellow beekeepers’ offering an opportunity to swap knowledge, experiences, ideas and inevitably tea and cake.