There are three grades of membership – Full, Partner, and Junior Membership.
Full membership is intended for those members who keep bees and has the following benefits.
Insurance for up to three hives (more hives can be added for a small extra cost). This insurance includes cover against Public Liability and bee diseases resulting in bees and equipment being destroyed.
Discount on the cost of training activities run by the SBKA.
Access to expert training and advice at the branch apiary.
Free attendance at regular Branch Meetings as posted on our website.
Invaluable social and formal contact with other local beekeepers which will undoubtedly improve your beekeeping skills.
Membership of Gloucestershire Beekeepers' Association (GBKA), which includes GBKA newsletter.
Membership of the British Beekeepers' Association (BBKA), which includes BBKA Monthly News.
If you have a partner who would also like to become a member of Stroud Beekeepers then a reduced fee is applicable for this additional member.
This is intended for young people under the age of 18 who have bees. It includes insurance for up to 3 hives.
Current fees can be viewed by clicking on the link below. Full membership subscriptions should be paid at the beginning of October.