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Membership—Why Join Barnsley Beekeeping Association?

 

The association serves to support the local beekeeping community and provides a focus of interest for anyone interested in beekeeping. As a member of our community, you’ll have access to a diverse network of beekeepers with a wealth of knowledge and experience.

 

Other things included in your membership...

 

Membership to the Yorkshire Beekeepers Association

  • Discounts on equipment and supplies
  • Opportunities to meet other beekeepers at regional events for lectures, talks and demonstrations and to discuss the practicalities of beekeeping
  • Information on auctions, equipment sales, beginners and advanced beekeeping courses
  • Information and anecdotes from the YBKA newsletter on line and (occasionally) in hard copy

Membership to the British Beekeepers Association

 

  

Full

£30

This membership category provides all the benefits the association has to offer: You will be registered with the Yorkshire Beekeeping Association (YBKA) and the British Beekeepers Association (BBKA). As a full member, you'll be entitled to attend all apiary sessions and Master Classes that will be held at the association apiary. Included is the Facebook group, WhatsApp group and weekly apiary sessions (or Zoom Bee Chat sessions [while we are socially distancing due to CoViD-19]).

Partner

£20

This category of membership is for those beekeepers who are the spouse or partner of a full member of this association and whom reside at the same address. A partner member will receive all the benefits of a full member but will not receive the BBKA Newsletter.  Public liability insurance is covered through the full member of the partner. Included is the Facebook group, WhatsApp group and weekly apiary sessions (or Zoom Bee Chat sessions [while we are socially distancing due to CoViD-19]).

Junior

£10

This category of membership is for those junior beekeepers who are under the age of 18 at 30th September of the year they join. Juniors receive the same benefits as a Full Member including public liability insurance and monthly newsletters from YBKA and BBKA. A junior member must be supported at all times by a parent or guardian. *Free with associated full adult membership. Included is the Facebook group, WhatsApp group and weekly apiary sessions (or Zoom Bee Chat sessions [while we are socially distancing due to CoViD-19]).

Social

£5

This category of membership is for those who have an interest in beekeeping and are a member of another Beekeeping Association. There is no insurance included and you don't get a copy of BBKA News. You do, however, get to access everything at club level. The Facebook group, WhatsApp group and weekly apiary sessions (or Zoom Bee Chat sessions [while we are socially distancing due to CoViD-19]).