The Warwick and Leamington Beekeepers (WLBK)

Warwick and Leamington Beekeepers are a branch of Warwickshire Beekeepers' Association (WBKA), which itself is affiliated to the British Beekeepers' Association (BBKA).

We are an active branch offering a wide range of activities in which you may participate to the extent that suits you. For more about us and our services, please go to who we are and what we do.

We have a membership of over 250 Full (Registered) members, Partner and Junior Members (July 2019) see our WLBK Membership Graph.


To become a Member of our Branch

Please use the New Members Application Form

Not a WLBK Member . . .

If you would like to attend a Warwick and Leamington Beekeepers event or course but you are not a WLBK member, please contact our Branch Secretary

By joining Warwick & Leamington Beekeepers

you are helping to support its aims which are to:

  • Advance the education of the public in the importance of bees in the environment
  • Encourage a good standard of beekeeping in the area through training and communication
  • Improve the quality & health of bees kept by members
  • Facilitate friendship, networking and mutual support amongst beekeepers in the locality.

Donations

- If you wish to make a donation to help with our charitable objectives. Find out more


Local honey

To purchase local honey, please contact us and we will provide you with names and addresses of beekeepers with honey available - please Email Us

We have beekeepers and members in Alcester, Ansley Village, Avon Dassett, Balsall Common, Banbury, Beausale, Berkswell, Binley, Birdingbury, Bishops Itchington, Bishops Tachbrook, Bourton-on-Dunsmore, Bubbenhall, Bulkington, Burton Green, Cannon Park, Cawston, Chesterton, Claverdon, Combrook, Coundon Coventry, Cubbington, Deppers Bridge, Earl Shilton, Eathorpe, Ettington, Fenny Compton, Flecknoe, Gallows Hill, Gaydon, Guy's Cliffe, Hampton Lucy, Harbury, Haseley, Hatton, Heathcote, Hellidon, Honiley, Kenilworth, Kineton, Knightcote, Ladbroke, Langley, Lapworth, Leamington Spa, Leek Wootton, Lighthorne, Marton, Meriden, Milverton, Moreton Pinkney, Napton,  Newbold Pacey,  Southam, Warwick, Old Milverton, Princethorpe, Radford Semele, Redditch, Rugby, Shotteswell, Southam, Staverton, Stockton, Stratford on Avon, Tomlow, Upper Brailes, Wappenbury, Warwick, Wellesbourne, Weston under Wetherley, Westwood Heath, Whitnash, Willey, Withybrook, Wythall


Monitor at your apiary

Asian Hornet - Vespa VelutinaBuild an Asian Hornet Trap

Build this trap now! Asian Hornet Trap Details and Instructions

Bee carrying Varroa MiteWLBK Bee Health Group

Want to know more about Bee Health? Complete the Expression of Interest form on the Bee Health Study Group page


Skep Making Day

Skep In Progress

Sign up for our Skep MakingDay - Only £40

On Saturday 1 October at BBKA Headquarters Stoneleigh Park

NOW FULL - If you wish to be put on the waiting list in case of a cancellation, click here.


Branch Honey Show 24 September 2022

Kings Hill Nursery Autumn Fair, Kings Hill Nurseries Coventry CV3 6PS

The exhibits will be open, to the public, for viewing during the course of the day with stewards on hand to answer questions and keep an eye on things. The Judge will provide commentary during the judging and summarise his findings during the presentations at the end of the day.

Timings Staging of entries: 10am-10.45am | Judging: 11am-1pm | Show open to public: 1pm onwards | Presentations: 3pm | Removal of exhibits: 3.30pm

Visit Honey Show Entry Form to enter. Open to all paid up members. £5.00 (or 1lb jar of honey) competition entrance fee.


Want to find out more about keeping Bees?

Beekeeping Mentors inspecting a frame of honeybeesbees

Sign up for our Beekeeping Taster Day - Only £35

On Saturday 3 September at British Beekeeping Association Headquarters, Stoneleigh Park, Coventry CV8 2LZ

Spaces limited to 15 people only

Visit Beekeeping Taster Day September 2022 to book your place.

Further details


Introduction to Beekeeping Course 2023

Skep In Progress

Our “Introduction to Beekeeping” course is ideal for anyone who would like to keep honeybees. It provides comprehensive advice on how to start as a beekeeper. £80 per person.

18/19 March 2023 or 25/26 March 2023 – 9am to 5pm. Kings Hill Nurseries, Kings Hill Lane. CV3 6PS.

Further details

To book you place - go to Introduction to Beekeeping Course 2023


For Sale & Wanted

Beekeeping kit and related items offered for sale and wanted

For further details please see the
For Sale & Wanted Listing


Co-op Purchasing

Please read the Covid-19
New Arrangements Document