Membership – Information and Prices

We welcome everyone who is interested in bees – you do not have to be a beekeeper in order to join the MBBKA.

Membership 2020 – Membership of the Mid Bucks Beekeepers Association is open to all who have an interest in bees and beekeeping. We provide a varied programme of winter meetings, practical help with beekeeping and advice on many beekeeping matters including the supply of bees and equipment to those planning to take up beekeeping. Partners and family of all member grades are welcome to attend local Association events. The membership year runs from 1st January to 31st December.

Full Membership:  £30.00 – For members keeping bees. Includes BBKA membership with a monthly magazine and Public & Product Liability Insurance.

Family Membership:  £45.00 – As for Full Membership, but includes additional Partner membership of the BBKA with full insurance cover for a partner or family member at the same address also keeping bees, collecting swarms etc.

Associate Membership:  £12.00 – For those with an interest in the craft of beekeeping and Association activities, but not currently keeping bees. Also for beekeepers who are Full Members of another association.

Membership Forms: – To join, renew or upgrade your membership please download and complete the appropriate form.

BBKA Affiliation
The Association is affiliated to the British Beekeepers Association (BBKA). All Full Members and Family Members automatically become members of the BBKA The benefits of this include public liability and third-party insurance, receipt of the BBKA News, access to members-only events and training courses run by the BBKA.

BBKA membership is recommended for all members who keep bees and do not have BBKA membership under the auspices of another association.  The Association also expects all members keeping bees to register on the National Bee Unit’s BeeBase 

Charity Status
The Association is a registered charity. Charity Number: 1097156.