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What we do
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SBKA supports, promotes and teaches
beekeeping in the Stroud area. Whether you have bees,
are thinking of keeping bees, young or old, we offer activities and training
that will suit your needs.
In the winter we have Branch Meetings. In the summer our activities are centred at our well equipped Apiary near Slad.
SBKA runs a range of training courses for beekeepers.
Joining Stroud Beekeepers' Association gives you:
Contact with other local beekeepers
Involvement in training activities run by SBKA
Access to expert training & advice at the branch apiary
Free insurance for up to three hives
Membership of the British Beekeepers' Association
(BBKA), which includes BBKA Monthly News
Membership of the Gloucestershire Beekeepers'
More details are on the Membership page.
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The SBKA newsletter is here.
Don't forget the Sales page
Looking for bees or equipment? Got stuff to sell? See Sales / Wanted / Exchange page for details. NB large list of equipment on sale!
Some longstanding members will remember Jim Divers who was Chair of SBKA. Sadly we have heard that he passed away last December after being diagnosed with cancer in August.
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