Joining ABKA provides the support and knowledge of our Association and allows you to participate in our talks and activities as well as loaning our beekeeping, honey and wax equipment.  Membership of our Association also includes public liability insurance, bee product and disease insurance. 


Since ABKA is affiliated to both the Yorkshire Beekeepers Association and the British Beekeepers’ Association (BBKA) our members are also members by default of the regional and national organisations, which provides access to a wealth of information, support and events,as well as a regular copy of the monthly magazine BBKA News.

If you are interested in joining us please download a membership application form or contact our Membership Secretary via email.

Membership benefits
  • The support of our experienced membership network

  • Social and learning events during the year

  • Access to equipment such as honey extractors for short term loan

  • Access to our library

  • Public liability, disease and equipment insurance for your apiary

  • Membership of BBKA and YBKA and a monthly copy of BBKA News

Diary dates for members
  • 25 April 2020 Steam wax extraction with Keith Hebden and Suzanne Starling.

  • May (TBC) A talk by ABKA member, John Peet about Beekeeping in Nepal.

All ABKA talks take place at 2pm at The Riddlesden Institute 3 Scott Ln, Riddlesden, Keighley BD20 5BU.

NB.  Timetable subject to change, particularly in the case of inclement weather.  All updates will be posted here.

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