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Halifax and District Beekeepers Association
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Welcome to the Halifax and District Beekeepers Association

In affiliation with Yorkshire BKA and the British BKA

If you live in Calderdale and you are interested in keeping bees, producing honey, harvesting beeswax, visiting local apiaries or attending beekeeping events, then this is the place for you.

Bees and Equipment for Sale Offers of Apiary Sites in Calderdale Apply for Membership Now!

Or simply come along to one of our events and have a chat.





Sat 12th August


Savile Park Moor, Savile Park, Halifax

Halifax  Agricultural Show  (Bee Tent) - Why not enter the honey show.

Sat 19th August


Phil Gee's, Woodland View, Cragg Vale, HX7 5TB

Apiary visit and a talk on "The Photography of Bees"

Sat 16th Sept


Dianne and Jeff Gill 01422367003

Honey Extraction

Wed 11th October


St Paul's Methodist  Church, Sowerby Bridge

HBKA Annual General Meeting

Sat 28th October


Phil Gee's, Woodland View, Cragg Vale, HX7 5TB

Beginner's and Mentor's Review

Wed 8th November


St Paul's Methodist  Church, Sowerby Bridge

Queens and Things - A Talk by Gerry Collins, Master Beekeeper

Saturday, 12th August

Halifax Agricultural Show – Saville Park

Come and see us in the Bee Tent

Watch live honey bees in the observation hive.

Find out how they organise the colony and why they swarm.

Maybe have a taste of or buy some natural honey that has been

produced locally.


If you have a passion to keep your own bees, you can learn how

to get started!

For members wishing to exhibit in any of the honey, wax, cake, mead, or photography classes, please follow this link to access the entry form and the rules of entry.