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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.

Book a place on one of our 2015 courses

How to recognise a swarm and what to do.

Find out how to plant for pollinators.

Read our recent newsletters.

Upcoming events

This event is organised by LBKA.Sunday 8th March: Monthly meeting: Microscopy for Nosema and Acarine testing
11:00-12:00 at Fairley House Junior School, 220 Lambeth Rd, London SE1 7JY
Hands-on session in which you'll learn identification of Nosema and Acarine in a sample of your own bees. 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.

27 Feb: @franckkt13 You are right.

27 Feb: 14th centruy b'keeper struggles with a swarm in much the same way we do nowadays! Luck, skill & panic.

27 Feb: RT @SianTPhoto: Wonderful details on display at #RHSLondon Botanical Art Show @The_RHS by Gulner Eksi. Bought myself a print!…

25 Feb: Isle of Man: officially varroa free. Good news for bees.

23 Feb: RT @friendofhoneyb: A 6,500 yr old tooth packed w/ beeswax cld be earliest evidence of a dental filling.

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