Queen raising course Sherbourne 12-13 June

Please see the Events Calendar for further details

New Classifieds section in Member’s area

See the new Classified’s section in the Members area for details of potential apiary sites and equipment for sale.

Bee Mentor for Bicester Village

The Association has been contacted by Bicester Village; they want to keep bees on the site, they have some people with some beekeeping experience but would like to have a mentor to help them. For more details see the Members area.

2019 AGM Minutes in Members area

The minutes of the 2019 AGM are now available in the Members area.

Downsizing apiary sale

Andrew Harper is downsizing his apiary and has some national brood and supers for sale, with mostly drawn frames. For more details see the members area.

Member wants help moving hives

We have a Cri de Coeur from member Sandra Simpson needing to move 2 hives from Bampton to a farm near Witney.

If anyone thinks they can help please contact Sandra via smshome250@yahoo.co.uk for details.

Beware – Bee Rustlers in Oxfordshire

22 March 2019

One of our members has had a hive (including brood box, 3 supers, the roof and stand) stolen from their out-apiary near Lower Heyford within the last week. The out-apiary was behind a locked gate.

Bee Health Page updated

We have had a holding page on bee health for some time. It has now been updated with lots of useful links to resources on the web, especially information on BeeBase.

Committee Vacancies – AGM 2019

Please see the Members area for details of Committee members who are retiring at the 2019 AGM and hence we are looking for members to take over their vital roles.

Taster Day 2019 announced

Our Annual Taster Day, for those interested to get a bit of hands-on experience of beekeeping, is on 17th August 2019. See the Annual Taster Days page for more information including an application form to attend the Taster Day 2019.