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 2019

June and July’s Meetings and Events

Wednesday 26th June 2019
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.


5th-7th July 2019
Kent County Show

5th July 2019
Kent Bees and Honey Show

Venue: The Kent Agricultural Showground, Detling


Sunday 14th July 2019
Cherry Picnic
 All day event
Venue: The Vines, Rochester, Kent


Saturday 20th July 2019
MBKA Outdoor Meeting
 2 – 5pm Association Apiary Site
You can find the apiary at 215a City Way, Rochester, Kent ME1 2TL


Wednesday 24th July 2019
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: Please do not use for Renewals these forms will be sent out soon.
Membership forms, for, 2019 can be downloaded by clicking on the image below.

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