Swarms (Public Contacts) The general public should contact their nearest volunteer swarm collector on the list. You will be asked to supply the exact location of the swarm.
Swarm Collectors and FAQ's
If you think you have a swarm of honey bees read our FAQ's before calling a beekeeper.
Kent Bees and Honey Show 2013 Download the show schedule for the Kent Bees and Honey Show 2013 organised by the Kent Beekeepers’ Association in conjunction with Dover, Medway and Thanet Beekeepers’ Associations. Dates: Friday, Saturday & Sunday 12th, 13th & 14th July, 2013 (entries close 28th June) Venue: Kent County Showground, Detling, Maidstone.
Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping Day Introduction to bees and beekeeping, 10.30 to 5.00, on sun. 26 May or Sat. 8 June 2013. Another practical days beekeeping intended for those thing about keeping a hive or two of bees or those that have just started I have found that they need to know more. Cost £50, bee suits hire £8. Download application form in PDF format. SPACES STILL AVAILABLE.
Evening Class in Basic Bee Husbandry Evening class in basic bee husbandry, 6 to 8 pm, six weeks, starting on the 27 July 2013. A practical course handling live bees, covering the BBKA “general husbandry” syllabus. Cost £40 - Download application form in PDF format. SPACES STILL AVAILABLE.
Honey Bee Fayre and Auction The Yalding and District Beekeepers are proud to announce their second Honey Bee Fayre and Auction – due to be held on Sunday 12th May 2013, in Yalding, Kent.