Calendar & Events

July – August 2022

Beginning Beekeeping Course

The course will commence on Saturday 23rd July at the Association apiary in the grounds of National Trust Shugborough Estate.  The course will provide you with practical skills and a basic knowledge and understanding of bees and beekeeping, which will enable you to handle bees safely.  The course runs for 6 consecutive Saturdays from 10.00 – 12.30 and costs £120.00.

If you are interested, please email

4th September 2022

Honeybee Experience Day

We welcome you to join us for our Honey Bee Experience Day. Aimed at those who are unfamiliar with the workings of a beehive and have never handled bees before.

Cost £65.00

15th October 2022

SSDBKA Annual Honey Show

More information and how to enter coming soon.

27th – 29th October 2022

91st National Honey Show

The National Honey Show is the UK’s premier honey show with international classes, Lecture Convention and Workshops.

The National Honey Show is an annual event held at the end of October in and around the London area. The Venue for 2022 is Sandown Park Racecourse in Surrey.

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