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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 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!





Wed 4th April to Wed 16th May


Hebden Bridge Methodist Church, Market Street

  2018 Beginner's Beekeeping Course

  (Seven evenings plus one apiary visit.)

Wed 11th April


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

  Bumblebee Surveying in the Peak District - A Talk   by   Thomas Aspinall, Moors for the Future   Partnership.

Sat 12th May


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

   Nosema Screening Session

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

HBKA Equipment for Hire