Membership entitles you to many benefits:-

Membership of the British Beekeeping Association (BBKA) including the monthly magazine BBKA News.

Insurance for up to three hives (more can be added at a small extra cost). This insurance includes cover against Public Liability and bee diseases resulting in bees and equipment being destroyed.

Access to hands on training at the club apiary in summer and regular training sessions and talks during the winter months.

The chance to meet and talk to fellow beekeepers of all ages and abilities providing an invaluable way to improve your knowledge.

The opportunity to study for a range of BBKA qualifications e.g the Basic Assessment for new beekeepeers, Bee Health or BBKA modules 1-8.

Membership of the Gloucestershire Beekeepers Association entitling you to visit any meetings of associated clubs in the area.

If you would like to join us, please complete the membership form and return it to Geoff Cox, Membership secretary.

The club sells beekeeping equipment to members at very reasonable prices. John Stevens organises sales and can be emailed at A order form can be downloaded here.