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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 11th January: Monthly meeting: Bee disease and brood disorders
11:00-12:00 at Fairley House Junior School, 220 Lambeth Rd, London SE1 7JY
Identification, advice and discussion about bee disease and brood disorders, based on BBKA slides, plus other topics. Followed by 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.

19 Dec: @NWF @Lorel_EE @nyfalls barn owls sound like some one being strangled to death !

19 Dec: @LondonBeeKeeper research indicates mid December is best time to treat when 90% of colonies are naturally free of brood

19 Dec: Who's treating with oxalic acid for varroa this winter? 6/7 colonies in marks apiary Broodless last Thursday and treated.

19 Dec: We've just confirmed our course dates for April and may 2015- keep an eye on our website if you want to book a place

12 Dec: Honey scented lip balm. Fit for the Queen Bee in your life.

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