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There are three grades of membership – Full, Partner, and Junior Membership.

Full 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.


Partner Membership

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. 

Junior Membership
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. 

Please download a membership application form and send it off with your subscription.

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