Bristol Beekeepers

Useful Information

Please find information below about joining Bristol Beekeepers. Please feel free to contact us to find out more about the benefits of joining, including talks, workshops and members only apiary sessions.

We also provide links to other beekeeping related resources, including keeping bees on allotments and other associations in and around Bristol.

Membership Forms

New membership and Gift Aid forms are now available. The renewal date is 1 November 2023.

Do not use old forms and do not renew until this date please.

Online payment would be appreciated and please complete the Gift Aid section if you are a taxpayer. There is a discount for prompt renewal and all new members.

If you are interested in junior membership or schools membership please email

Download - Membership Form PDF

Beekeeping Advisory Articles

Download - Adult bee disease

Download - Colony inspections

Download - Direct Payment Instructions

Download - Diseases, conditions and viruses

Download - Queen rearing

Download - Record keeping

Download - Winter Preps Part 1: Varroa

Download - Winter Preps Part 2: Comb Preservation

Beekeeping Websites

Website - The British Beekeepers Association

Website - Somerset Beekeepers

Website - Gloucestershire Beekeepers

Website - North Cotswold Beekeepers

Website - Bee Base

Useful Links

Website - Asian Hornet Action Team

Download - Bees on Allotments Guide

Website - Bumble Bee Conservation Trust

Website - Guide to Bee Keeping - storing and selling honey

Website - Organic Gardening Resource Centre

Website - Creating Pollinator Gardens

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