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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.

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Buy our pollinator-friendly seed mix

How to recognise a swarm and what to do.

Find out how to plant for pollinators.

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Upcoming events

This event is organised by LBKA.Sunday 14th December: Christmas Quiz
11:00-12:00 at Fairley House Junior School, 220 Lambeth Rd, London SE1 7JY
Christmas Quiz and chat with coffee and cake. Non-members are welcome to come and find out more about LBKA.

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Recent tweets from @LondonBeeKeeper

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

26 Nov: @dunbarrover @IBRA_Bee @BrisUrbPolls Yr previous tweets 'big' up London yields but fail 2 mention they r consistently amongst lowest in UK.

26 Nov: @dunbarrover @IBRA_Bee @BrisUrbPolls Of course more research is required. But no one can argue against more forage? Surely?

26 Nov: @dunbarrover This may be of interest. Scroll to Bees in the City where forage is most certaonly mentioned by BBKA

26 Nov: @dunbarrover But you can never have too much forage!

26 Nov: Results of BBKA's Honey Survey sees London amongst lowest yields. More plants for bees please.

22 Nov: Our forage officers calendar which won 1st prize @nathoneyshow is available on eBay 20% going 2 planting projects

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