Why join Conwy Beekeepers?

25 reasons why you should belong 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.  Refreshments and raffle.
  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 nucs.
  7. Public liability insurance up to £5m.  This is provided by WBKA to members of affiliated Beekeepers’ Associations.  Your most essential benefit!
  8. Product liability insurance up to £5m.  This is provided by WBKA to members of affiliated Beekeepers’ Associations.  
  9. Regular email newsletters and updates.
  10. Training meetings with the bees at the Conwy Beekeepers Apiary at Tal y Cafn, April to August on Saturday afternoons.
  11. Help and advice for new beekeepers, and opportunities for you to help new beekeepers
  12. All the help you need to control varroa, and regular updates on varroa research.
  13. Honey Shows at Eglwysbach and Llanrwst.
  14. Conwy Honey Fair on 13th September and Conwy Seed Fair on 26th March, organized by Conwy BK.
  15. Volunteering opportunities at BeesWales the National Beekeeping Centre Wales
  16. Two honey extracting kits for hire.
  17. Heather honey press for hire.
  18. Access to swarms of bees.
  19. Beekeeping courses with BeesWales at  Henfaes Research Centre,  Abergwyngregyn.
  20. Website www.conwybeekeepers.org.uk
  21. Honey selling opportunities at Conwy Feast every October.
  22. Access to discount sugar and other shopping at Booker, Llandudno Junction
  23. Access to clean secondhand beekeeping equipment.
  24. BB Wear bee suits at members’ discount prices.
  25. BeeFest at Bodnant Garden
  26. Conwy Beekeeping Facebook Group
  27. Information on beekeeping webinars.

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

Compiled by Peter McFadden, updated March 2021.

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