Southampton and District Beekeepers Association was formed in 1941 from its predecessor the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Bee Keepers Association.

By 1946 it had 182 Members. The current membership of the Association is 55 members with a further 10 friends and 3 honorary members. The age of the members range from the teens to those of a more stately age.

Please explore our association website to discover more about Southampton and District Beekeepers Association and beekeeping in general.

Thinking of finding out a bit more about beekeeping? If you would like to Join Us and become a member or friend of the association, please consider the information within the Join Us section and contact the Membership Secretary should you require any additional information.


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Question and Answer session will be held on

29 March 2018, 19:30 hrs at the Waterloo Arms, Waterloo Road, Shirley, Southampton SO16 6AY


Please note this is a change from the original published date.

Equipment & Frame Making Day

24 March, 10:00 to 15:00 hours at the

Mountbatten School, Whitenap Lane

Romsey SO51 5SY