Welcome to Medway Beekeepers Association

MBKA holds regular meetings throughout the summer, using apiaries belonging to members. In the winter we move indoors with meetings, lectures, educational and social events. These provide great opportunities to share beekeeping problems, keep informed about the latest threats, compare notes and simply enjoy the company of others with an interest in beekeeping.

Our annual Honey Show is usually held during September. This offers our members a chance to Show and display not just honey, but also products such as, candles and mead.

Our annual attendance at the Kent County Show, local ploughing matches and various other local outdoor events mean the Association is as busy during the summer as our bees!

You don’t have to keep bees to be member. You are welcome to join as an Associate Member. This gives the same benefits as a Full Member, but, does not include bee insurance.

To join contact: Membership Secretary, John Hendrie, or, complete a Membership Form and return to the address shown on the form.


Honey SwarmHoney Bee Swarm Collection in Medway

If you have a problem with a honeybee swarm we may be able to help.

To find out more information on Honeybee identification and contact information.

Click hereSwarm Collection in Medway 2018

May and June’s Meetings and Events

Tuesday 29th May 2018 
MBKA Introductory Beekeeping Course 5 
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Wainscott Community Hall, 16 – 18 Holly Road, Wainscott, ME2 4L


Saturday 2nd June 2018
MBKA Apiary Open Day
 2 – 4pm Association Apiary Site
You can find the apiary at 215a City Way, Rochester, Kent ME1 2TL


Tuesday 5th June 2018 
MBKA Introductory Beekeeping Course 6
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Wainscott Community Hall, 16 – 18 Holly Road, Wainscott, ME2 4L


Saturday 16th June 2018
Outdoor Meeting

John and Roma Potter’s Apiary
Time: 2 – 4pm
Venue: Wayside, Amsbury Road, Hunton, Maidstone, ME15 0QH


Wednesday 27th June 2018
Bee Chat
Come and share your stories and hear everyone else’s!
4th Wednesday of the month at The Pier, Lower Upnor, ME2 4XA, at 7.30pm


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New Membership and Renewals
Membership forms, for, 2018 can be downloaded by clicking on the image below.

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