Wokingham and District Beekeepers Association

Aims and Objectives
The Association exists to promote good beekeeping. One of our aims is to encourage new people into this fascinating craft and assist them by:

  • Providing contact with experienced beekeepers who can help newcomers
  • Running introductory courses at Association apiaries
  • Supporting and mentoring new members through their first year
  • Advising on the purchase of equipment and supplies
  • Providing a local association as a focal point for members
  • Educating members by holding weekly apiary meetings in the summer and monthly talks by experts in the winter.

W&DBKA Association Honey Show
A big thank you to all those who contributed to our honey Show, I think you'll agree it was a resounding success.

Detailed below are the winners in the various catagories in show:

Best Bake in Show
1st Alex McKie, 2nd Mary Gillan, 3rd Evan Reynolds

Best Mead in Show
1st Lorna Rivett, 2nd Robin Roberts, 3rd Peter Hayward

Best Photo in Show
1st Linda Hall, 2nd Karen Roberts, 3rd John Waddilove

Best Runny Honey in Show
1st Peter Hayward, 2nd Nigel Perkins, 3rd Robin Roberts

Best Set Honey in Show
1st Robin Roberts, 2nd Lorna Rivett, 3rd Kevin Cowley

Best Wax in Show
1st Robin Roberts, 2nd Nigel Perkins, 3rd Mary Gillan

Best Comb for Extraction in Show
1st Jane Ralls, 2nd Lorna Rivett, 3rd Nigel Perkins



Summer Meetings

Come for a chat about how your season is progressing at the "Two Poplars" pub in Wokingham.

Starts at 7:30pm on Wednesday 11 April 2018 and then every 2nd and last Wednesday of the month.

Click on the link to see Wokingham Beekeepers on Facebook.