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 Wokingham Winter Carnival
      The stall this year was a great success for the Association.

      "Well done and thank you to everyone that attended to help out today and all those who put so much effort into fudge making, candle making (including big thanks to Bob), reindeer making e.t.c, the gross takings were exactly £640 so a very worthwhile day.

      It was a long day but very enjoyable and we had a good laugh along the way. Johns waggle dance was a real crowd puller!
      Thanks to you all".

      Looking forward to the event in 2016!

      BIBBA Conference 2016
      The 2016 BIBBA conference will be held on the Isle of Man from
      Tuesday 20th - Thursday 22nd September 2016.

      Following on from the successful conference at Llangollen in September 2014
      BIBBA have announced information on the BIBBA conference 2016.

      Two streams, one to satisfy the core interests of BIBBA and concentrating on colony assessment, improvement and the rearing of queens for all levels; the other for general beekeeping, to help all beekeepers to understand their bees better and to encourage them to develop and improve their management techniques.

      There will be something for everyone, whatever their interests, experience or knowledge. Information will appear on the BIBBA website as available. The conference is open to everyone, not only BIBBA members.

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John's waggle dance proved very popular!

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News

Winter Meetings
Meetings take place at the Wokingham Bowling Club every second Wednesday at 7:30pm.

See you there...

Wokingham Bowling Club, Reading Road, RG41 1EG

The club has just taken delivery of an SP30 Compound Microscope from 'Brunel Microscopes' which we won thanks to Garth, in the Vita Bee Awards.

Click on the link to see Wokingham Beekeepers on Facebook.

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