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Membership Information

Our aim is to encourage, improve and advance beekeeping through membership of our group.
Advantages of membership include:
• Talks by invited speakers on a wide range of beekeeping topics 
• Workshops e.g. checking for Nosema apis and N.ceranae
• Association apiary meetings
• Monthly newsletters
• Third party and product liability insurance
• Insurance against loss form bee diseases
• Equipment hire
• Association library
• Discounted subscriptions for Beekeepers Quarterly and Bee Craft
• Theoretical and practical course for beginners
 
Possibly the most important benefit is the opportunity to exchange views and learn from the experience of other beekeepers.
Full Membership :- includes  British Beekeepers Association capitation fee, giving benefit of BBKA membership and third party insurance; and £2 Bee Disease Insurance for 3 hives (additional payment required for more than 3 hives).
Full members are encouraged to register with The National Bee Unit on BeeBase  www.nationalbeeunit.com
 
Associate Membership :- for beginners without bees and those embarking on the Beginner's Course; beekeepers who are a full member of another beekeeping association; spouse/partner of full member; retired beekeepers; anyone who wishes to support beekeeping.

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