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Beginners' Beekeeping Course: Booking open now.

The National Honey Show, 27th to 29th October.

Bees I have known", a talk on 14th November, by Robert Carpenter-Turner, a Seasonal Bee Inspector for Southern England. [members]

Wed 7 Dec: NLBA Christmas Party [members].

Sun 29 Jan 2017: NLBA AGM followed by a talk given by Andrew Willis from Southampton on ‘A Bee’s Eye View of Beekeeping’.

Sat 25 Feb: Middlesex Federation Beekeepers’ Day; 3 interesting lectures plus the Federation AGM.


North London Beekeepers’ Association [NLBA] has been the home of beekeeping since the 1930s for many beekeepers in the London Boroughs of Camden, Islington, Hackney, Haringey, Westminster and parts of Brent and South Barnet.   Our teaching apiary is in grounds close to Kenwood House and Highgate Village.   During 2017 we plan to open an additional apiary.

Our aims are to promote apiculture and to educate the general public in beekeeping by holding classes, lectures and discussions on beekeeping and running stalls at local festivals showing live bees and selling honey.   We provide advice and assistance in numerous ways to beekeeping members of NLBA, welcoming beginners, novice and experienced beekeepers to our ‘beekeeping club’.

The North London Beekeepers’ Association is affiliated to the “Middlesex Federation of Beekeepers’ Associations” and the BBKA [British Beekeepers’ Association], representing our members at area and national levels.   Beekeepers are supported by the “National Bee Unit”, which comes under the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) and provides Regional Bee Inspectors as well as research teams.   All NLBA beekeeping members are strongly encouraged to register their apiaries on BeeBase which is APHA’s National Bee Unit website.

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