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Halifax and District Beekeepers Association
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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 Now!

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





Wed 29th March


Methodist Church , Market Stree, Hebden Bridge

Start of the 2017 Beginners Course. Contact Phil Gee –  01422 886114 to book a place.

Wed 12th April


St Paul's Church, Sowerby Bridge

Swarms - Causes, Control, Prevention, Collection and Hiving. A talk by Gerry Collins (Master Beekeeper).

Sat 6th May


Jackie Haigh Apiary, Norland

Beginner's Course - Meet the Bees Event. Contact Jackie Haigh - 01422 834345

Sat 13th May


Brickhill Farm, Scholes Lane, Scholes, BD19 6LY

HBKA Auction. Lots accepted from 9.00am. Viewing from 10.30am. Auction at 12 noon. Tel. 01274 869644

Sun 28th May


Southowram Apiary - 01422 367003

Queen Breeding Workshop. Jim Pearson (Master Beekeeper)

Sat 24th June


Brickhill Farm, Scholes Lane, Scholes, BD19 6LY

Social Event and BBQ Lunch. Also a talk "Putting them to Bed" by Philip Khorassandjian, Sheffield BKA.

Auctionflyer2017.pdfHBKA 2017 Auction

Saturday 13th May

Sale of beekeeping equipment at

Brickhill Farm (off Scholes Lane),

Scholes, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire

BD19 6LY.

Bees may be for sale if made available.

N.B. Bees submitted for sale must have a completed declaration form attached.

Download Declaration Form