Welcome to the website for the Belfast and District Beekeepers Association.

Important Update on  Preliminary Beekeeping Courses

There is an important update for both this coming year’s course and last year’s course, please click the appropriate link below for your update:

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Interested in taking up Beekeeping

or just want to find out more about Honey Bees?

Why not come to one of our courses. These take place from February to May running weekly in this period. Registration for the courses usually opens arounfd the start of October. Due to Covid 19 and space restrictions places are limited and these will fill out quickly, please use the link below to find out more.

Covid 19 Update

The association’s meetings normally take place in Glenburn Methodist Church Hall.  The winter program for 2020-2021 be affected by Covid 19 restrictions, initially these meetings will take place as virtual meetings using Zoom. Please contact the secretary for more information and an invitation to join the meeting.

The Association also runs a summer program but this year’s will be either suspended or subject to a delayed start due to the virus outbreak. Instead a series of online sessions using zoom may replace this, please contact the secretary for more information.

The following items may be of interest:

The Belfast and District Beekeepers Association meet through the winter on the 2nd Monday of the month and also run a summer program of practical beekeeping for our members, for directions click here.

The B&DBKA is affiliated to the Ulster Beekeepers Association which is the representative body for many of the beekeeping associations in the province.

You can also connect with us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter

SWARMS: If you are visiting to get help with a swarm please see our page on swarming which gives more details on common types of bees and what exactly a swarm is.

Please click the Posts link in the banner above to view recent additions to the site.

Please contact belfastbee.secretary@gmail.com for more information.

Other useful Association emails are:

Chairperson: belfastbee.chair@gmail.com
Treasurer: belfastbee.treasurer@gmail.com
Membership secretary: membership.bdbka@gmail.com

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