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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.

Read our recent newsletters.


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 11th May: Monthly meeting: Bee Health day
All day at Roots & Shoots, Walnut Tree Walk, London, SE11 6DN.
The local Bee Inspectors will run this informative Bee Health day. Members only.

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Recent tweets from @LondonBeeKeeper

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

15 Apr: Marks attending a living walls knowledge transfer day today to find out how good green walls might be for pollinators

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13 Apr: Bees feeding on honey. Really they are plotting on how to take over the world .. that's what I reckon.

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12 Apr: @apishoney3 Hi .. find out more about us at or join our FB page

12 Apr: BBKA benefits from proceeds from cheeky chenin blanc @LovePlanetBee to help fight varroa! Win win!!

12 Apr: @millsie35 Yikes. Stay calm & go to, then swarms, put in yr postcode and you'll find someone to help. Free of charge!

11 Apr: Nature's brain.Forest in southern Spain. Photo by Hector Garrido.

11 Apr: Beautiful macro shots of butterfly wings.

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