We welcome new members to CBKA! There are lots of benefits to joining:

  • Newsletters – our regular Newsletters and annual Yearbook keep you up to date with latest developments.
  • Insurance – vital Third Party Public Liability cover and some disease insurance is included in the cost of your subscription.
  • BBKA Affiliation – CBKA is affiliated to the British Beekeepers’ Association – you get all their newsletters as well as the insurance benefits mentioned above.
  • Annual Show – Try your skill at producing show-quality hive products (and maybe win a trophy!) at our annual Honey Show.
  • Equipment Loan – free loan of the items of expensive equipment you may not have.
  • Talks and Meetings – monthly throughout the year, on practical, and scientific topics, plus top speakers at our annual One Day Meeting.
  • Swarm notification – CBKA members are notified of hundreds of local swarms a year – join our Swarm List if you would like some.
  • Practical Advice – Even the most experienced beekeeper faces new problems every year. Come to our meetings and ask – you will probably find someone else has already faced and solved your problem!
  • Library – Cambridge Central Library maintains our large private collection of old and new books on beekeeping. Only CBKA members can borrow them.
  • Social Events – Our Annual Dinner is the major social event – but we chat over tea after virtually every apiary and evening meeting.
  • Beginners’ Courses – Our annual course for newcomers to beekeeping allied to beginner-oriented practical sessions in the apiary’.

Download the membership form now!