Welcome to the website for the Belfast and District Beekeepers Association.
Interested in taking up Beekeeping
or just want to find out more about Honey Bees?
Why not come to one of our courses. Registration for the courses is now open. 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 next meeting is due on Monday 9th November and will be “A Show and Tell Session”. Members will discussing various items of beekeeping equipment. This will be held using Zoom, please check your email for the meeting invitation.
The Association also runs a summer program but this year’s was suspended due to the virus outbreak. Instead a series of online sessions using zoom took place. These were recorded 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.
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.
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