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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!

Date

Time

Place

Event

Sat 12th May

2.00pm

St Paul's Methodist  Church, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2EQ

   Nosema Screening Session

Sat 16th June

1.00pm

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

2.00pm

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.


Sat 18th August

2.00pm

 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 equipment added 29/04/18