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Welcome to the Halifax and District Beekeepers Association

In affiliation with Yorkshire BKA and the British BKA

If you live in Calderdale and you are interested in keeping bees, producing honey, harvesting beeswax, visiting local apiaries or attending beekeeping events, then this is the place for you.

Bees and Equipment for Sale Offers of Apiary Sites in Calderdale Apply for Membership Here

Or simply come along to one of our events and have a chat.

See the Events page for 2018 dates

Asian Hornet Information

and Guidance

Arrived in Tetbury, Gloucestershire in 2016

Arrived in Woolacombe, Deavon in 2017

Make sure you know when it arrives

in your apiary!





Sat 16th June


Brickhill Farm, Scholes Lane, Scholes, BD19 6LY - 01274 869644

   Social Event and BBQ Lunch

   Also “Bee Health and Forage”  - A talk by Bill Cadmore,    Leeds BKA

Sat 21st July


Apiary visit to Southowram

Note date change from 14th July.

   To include a talk - “The Handling, Marking, and Clipping    of Queens” by Jackie Haigh  and a Workshop - “The    Assembly of Flatpack Hives” led by John Haigh

Sat 11th August

0800 to 1700

Savile Park alongside Skircoat Moor Road (A646)

   Halifax Agriicultural Show  - Bee Tent

   Showing live bees and all manner of hive products.

   Why not enter one of the show classes?

Sat 18th August


 Wainsgate Chapel

 Wainsgate Lane

 HX7 8TB

Apiary Visit to Wadsworth Apiary

Also “Preparation for Winter at 1000ft Above Sea Level”

A talk by David Holmes  –  01422 843486

HBKA Equipment for Hire Bees and Equipment for Sale

New apiary site added 13/07/18

Bees and Equipment for Sale

Have you ordered your new HBKA sweatshirt yet?