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The London Beekeepers' Association




We are grateful to Ashurst for sponsoring our forage-creation programmme.

Please contact us if you'd like to find out how you can support our education, training and forage-creation projects.

   

The London Beekeepers' Association (LBKA) represents the interests of beekeepers and urban beekeeping in the central London area (see neighbouring associations). We provide education and advice, promoting responsible bee keeping and raising awareness of the issues affecting bees.

If you live in London and already keep bees, intend to do so or are simply interested in this fascinating hobby, LBKA is the association for you. Even if you don't keep bees, joining us will help support our cause, our campaigns and education programmes.


Join us for member benefits and to support us.

Discuss through Facebook & Twitter.

Buy our pollinator-friendly seed mix

How to recognise a swarm and what to do.

Find out how to plant for pollinators.

Read our recent newsletters.

Announcements

The government has now launched the public consultation on the proposed National Pollinator Strategy, which the BBKA have been heavily involved in the development of. Please consider taking part.

Upcoming events

This event is organised by LBKA.Sunday 3rd August: Monthly meeting: Apiguard and Summer Social
11:00-16:00 at Walworth Garden Farm, Manor Place London, SE17 3BN

How to use Apiguard, followed by our Summer Social with barbecue. Open to members only and family members. Please RSVP with the number of people attending and any dietary requirements.


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Recent tweets from @LondonBeeKeeper

Tweets by Mark Patterson (Forage Officer) and Angela Woods (Secretary).

28 Jul: Environmental Audit Committee slams draft National Pollinator Strategy http://t.co/h8agLUd9Di http://t.co/upaHIJNXnF

28 Jul: For all the arty types! @HoneyClubKingsX nails it again w/ fab exhibition depicting 'beetopia' http://t.co/7Heh0hZfMN http://t.co/tE1ql8dsNu

28 Jul: East London street art in shoreditch/ bethnal green http://t.co/YNN5ujuEdI

27 Jul: RT @linklambeth: RT @LondonBeeKeeper forage officer running bee workshop on Tuesday 6-8pm @GardenBrockwell Park Greenhouses http://t.co/po9…

27 Jul: Hats off @BeesRun on mission 2 complete 10 races dressed as a bee. Just giving page 4 Cancer Research on her profile http://t.co/bpGj88nMWP

27 Jul: High summer of beekeeping celebrated in @Emily_Heath first rate bee blog w/ selfie of author http://t.co/qG4JiaXgu7 http://t.co/LfYQqOlnlw

26 Jul: I think my bees love me as they randomly formed this heart shape on the front of my hive today. http://t.co/o8RLO95HjP

26 Jul: RT @friendofhoneyb: Gold Medal 4 @britishbee BBKA @rhs Tatton http://t.co/gtNmAnbmGT Here's list of plants that are great for our bees http…

25 Jul: RT @friendofhoneyb: Extreme beekeeping in China. http://t.co/FyLM60a1kD

25 Jul: LBKA pollinator mix looking good on Wednesday @Fulham_Palace was covered in bees! You can buy yours via our website http://t.co/Q9i9FSFKh1

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