Why join Conwy Beekeepers?

26 reasons why you should belong to to Conwy Beekeepers Ltd, a non profit Company Limited by Guarantee.

  1. Six evening meetings, at Craig y Don Community Centre, Llandudno, last Tuesday of the month September to March. Free refreshments.
  2. Membership of the Welsh Beekeepers’ Association (WBKA).
  3. Free bee disease insurance for your first three hives. This covers American Foul Brood and European Foul Brood. Insurance for additional hives is available.
  4. Assistance with access to oil seed rape and heather sites.
  5. WBKA Welsh Beekeeper magazine four times a year.
  6. Access to locally raised strains of honeybee.
  7. Beeswax foundation, frames, honey jars and beehive floor mesh at members’ discount prices.
  8. Owners’ liability insurance up to £5m. Your most essential benefit!
  9. Product liability insurance up to £5m.
  10. Regular email newsletters and updates.
  11. Training meetings with the bees at the Conwy Beekeepers Apiary at Tal y Cafn, April to August on Saturday afternoons.
  12. Help for new beekeepers.
  13. Varroa treatments at low prices.
  14. All the help you need to control varroa, and regular updates on varroa research.
  15. Honey Shows at Eglwysbach and Llanrwst.
  16. Conwy Honey Fair on 13th September and Conwy Seed Fair on 26th March, organized by Conwy BK.
  17. Volunteering opportunities at the National Beekeeping Centre Wales
  18. Two honey extracting kits for hire.
  19. Heather honey press for hire.
  20. Access to swarms of bees.
  21. Evening course for new beekeepers in association with the National Beekeeping Centre for Wales at the Henfaes Research Centre, just off the A55 at Abergwyngregyn.
  22. Website www.conwybeekeepers.org.uk
  23. Honey selling opportunities at Conwy Feast every October.
  24. Discount sugar and other shopping at Booker, Llandudno Junction
  25. Access to clean secondhand beekeeping equipment.
  26. BB Wear bee suits at members’ discount prices.

All we ask in return is that you pay your subscriptions promptly and support our activities.

Compiled by Peter McFadden, updated December 2017.

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