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Beekeeping Suppliers

Abelo
www.abelo.co.uk
Beekeeping Equipment.
E-mail: sales@abelo.co.uk

B J Sherriff
www.bjsherriff.com
The UK’s finest manufacturer & supplier of beekeepers protective clothing since 1968. Specialising in the production of our original design apiarists’ protective range incorporating the world renowned ‘SHERRIFF’ design hood.

BB Wear
www.bbwear.co.uk
Protective clothing for all beekeepers.

C Wynne Jones
www.beesupplies.co.uk
For all beekeeping equipment supplies.

EH Thorne
www.thorne.co.uk
Offering a wide range of beekeeping equipment.

Maisemore Apiaries
www.bees-online.co.uk
Manufacturers and suppliers of all beekeeping equipment, bottled and bulk honey.

National Bee Supplies
www.beekeeping.co.uk
The finest quality Wester Red Cedar Bee Hives made in Devon combined with service as it should be.

Vita (Europe) Ltd
www.vita-europe.com
A vibrant British company dedicated to the beekeeping industry, developing, manufacturing and distributing globally a range of bee health products including APISTAN® and APIGUARD® used for the control of parasitic mites on bees, B401/Certan controlling Wax moth, diagnostic kits for the early detection of AFB and EFB and a new FEED range.

Beekeeping Charity & Not-for-Profit Organisations

Bee Disease Insurance (BDI)
http://www.beediseasesinsurance.co.uk/

Insurance company that specialises in compensating beekeepers in England & Wales who have their equipment destroyed as a result of being infected by a notifable disease.

Bees for Development
www.beesfordevelopment.org
Charity that helps poorest communities in the world specialising in poverty alleviation by means of beekeeping by the provision of skills and knowledge to enable these communities to help themselves.

Bee Farmers Association
www.beefarmers.co.uk
Voice of UK commercial beekeepers representing the trade bee farming businesses.

Bee Instrumental Insemination Group
www.dave-cushman.net/bee/ii_group.html
Educating people about Instrumental Insemination (II) of bees developing II techniques and equipment along with practical workshops on II.

Bees Abroad
www.beesabroad.org.uk/
Beekeepers from the UK work abroad as volunteers to reduce poverty. Work with overseas partners to train low-income communities on beekeeping to generate income. Email: info@beesabroad.org.uk

Beekeeping and Bee Breeding
www.dave-cushman.net
More than 4,000 pages of comprehensive bee information originally created by the late Dave Cushman and now updated by Roger Patterson.

Beekeeping for beginners
www.beeginners.info/
Information for those just starting beekeeping from Graham Law.

British Isles Bee Breeders Association (BIBBA)
www.bibba.com
Promotes bee improvement through selection of the native and near-native honeybee.

C B Dennis Research Trust
https://sites.google.com/site/cbdennistrust/
Charitable trust that awards grants for research and support bee science.

Central Association of Beekeepers (CABK)
www.cabk.org.uk
Promotes interest in current thoughts and findings about beekeeping and aspects of entomology related to honey bees and other social insects.

Council of National Beekeeping Association in United Kingdom and Ireland (CONBA)
www.conba.org.uk
Main purpose to represent the interests of beekeepers with local, national and international authorities, mainly EU.

Devon Apicultural Group (DARG)
www.dargbees.org.uk
Collects information of topical interest to assist apicultural education and promote the advancement of beekeeping.

Eva Crane Trust
https://www.evacranetrust.org/
Aims to continue Eva Crane's work to advancing the understanding of bees by the collection, collation and dissemination of beekeeping science and research worldwide.

Galtee Bee Breeding Group
www.gbbg.net
Apimondia silver medal winning site that details the breeding group’s history as well as practical information about breeding Apis mellifera mellifera.

International Bee Research Association
www.ibra.org.uk/
BEE WORLD is IBRA’s flagship journal and its new full-colour design and new format can be seen for free on the IBRA website.

Laboratory of Apiculture & Social Insects (LASI)
www.sussex.ac.uk/lasi
Studies honey bees and other social insects. Applied research aimed at helping honey bees and beekeepers with basic research studies on how insect societies function.

Low Impact.org
www.lowimpact.org
Low-Impact Living Initiative (LILI) is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to help people reduce their impact on the environment, improve their quality of life, gain new skills, live in a healthier and more satisfying way, have fun and save money

Midland and South West Counties Convention of Beekeeping 
https://mswcc.org.uk/ 
MSWCC conference site.

Mid-Ulster Beekeepers Association
https://www.ubka.org/associations/mid-ulster-beekeepers-association/

National Bee Unit
http://www.nationalbeeunit.com   

National Diploma in Beekeeping (NDB)
https://national-diploma-beekeeping.org
Provides beekeeping qualification beyond above that awarded by national beekeeping associations and is highest beekeeping qualification recognised in UK.

National Honey Show
www.honeyshow.co.uk
Latest information about the National Honey Show held near London each autumn.

Newton Abbot Beekeepers Association
https://nabk.org.uk/
Information about bees and beekeeping in South Devon – local events and beekeeping news. Branch of the Devon Beekeepers Association.

Somerset Beekeepers Association
www.somersetbeekeepers.org.uk

The BBKA - The British Beekeepers’ Association
www.bbka.org.uk/

The Federation of Irish Beekeepers’ Associations
www.irishbeekeeping.ie
Publishers of An Beachaire (the Irish Beekeeper) and the focus of beekeeping education in Ireland, promoters of the Gormanston Summer School.

Ulster Beekeepers’ Association
www.ubka.org
The body to which local beekeeping associations in Northern Ireland are affiliated.

Wildlife Gardener
www.wildlifegardener.co.uk
A non profit making organisation that shows how to attract bees, insects and wildlife into your garden.

Beekeeping Journals & Magazines

Apicultural Abstracts
Published by IBRA - Aimed to give a complete survey of research and technical developments concerning all bees and bee-related subjects throughout the world.

American Bee Journal
https://americanbeejournal.com/
The oldest bee magazine printed in the English language.  Amateur, professional and scientific news makes ABJ an attractive buy for any beekeeper.

Australasian Beekeeper
http://www.theabk.com.au/
The ABK strives to serve all members of the Australian beekeeping industry with articles of interest to both commercial and hobbyist beekeepers.

Bee Culture
http://www.beeculture.com/
A magazine that brings you new and better ideas for keeping bees. Monthly. Enjoy and profit from your bees by reading Gleanings.

Bee Improvement
https://bibba.com/
Magazine of the Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders’ Association.

Bee World
Published by IBRA - contains original articles and regular features and welcomes submissions on all aspecta of beekeeping and all species of bees worldwide.

Beekeeper’s Quarterly
http://www.northernbeebooks.co.uk/newbooks/the-beekeepers-quarterly/
The large format illustrated magazine from Northern Bee Books.

Bees for Development (Journal)
http://www.beesfordevelopment.org/
The journal for sustainable beekeeping. 

Journal of Apicultural Research
Published by IBRA - A refereed scientific journal dedicated to bringing the best research on bees.

Journal of ApiProducts and ApiMedical Science
Published by IBRA - A peer-reviewed scientific journal focused upon evidence-based research being carried out on biologically relevant properties of bee and hive products, and their scientific relevance in the fields of medicine, nutrition and healthcare.

Welsh Bee Keeper
http://www.cymdeithasgwenynwyrcymru.co.uk/  for Welsh speakers, http://www.wbka.com for English speakers 
Gwenynwyr Cymru – the publication of the Welsh Beekeepers’ Association giving news and views of beekeeping in Wales and abroad. 

Irish Bee Keeper
https://irishbeekeeping.ie
Read “An Beachaire”, the publication of the Irish Beekeepers Associations, 64 pages all colour published monthly, giving all the news and tips on Beekeeping.

The Scottish Beekeeper.
https://www.scottishbeekeepers.org.uk/about/the-scottish-beekeeper-magazine
Magazine of the Scottish Beekeepers’ Association. International in appeal, Scottish in character.