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Apiary Site:

Please check here for updates if visiting:
The Apiary Site is now closed for the winter.
It will reopen during March 2019 weather permitting.

Please Note: In line with good hygiene practice members are requested not to bring their own hive tools or smokers into the apiary. They should also ensure that beesuits are laundered and clean and that boots are also clean. Clean gloves must be worn. There is a boot wash, which is to be used prior to entering the apiary.

2019 MBKA Honey Show:

7th and 8th September 2019
Venue: Elm Court Garden Centre Gillingham ME7 3JQ

2018 Newsletters:

MBKA Newsletter January 2019

2018 Committee Meeting Minutes:

MBKA Minutes 20’11’2018

2019 Annual General Meeting:

Saturday 16th February 2019
Time: 2pm to 5pm
Venue: Wainscott Community Hall, 16 – 18 Holly Road, Wainscott, ME2 4LG

2019 AGM Agenda
2018 AGM Minutes – Draft
MBKA Annual Report 2018

 2019 MBKA Supper & Prizegiving Evening:

Saturday 19th October 2019
Time: 6 – 11pm
Venue: Wainscott Community Hall, 16 – 18 Holly Road, Wainscott, ME2 4LG

Menus etc will be available closer to the date.

Information and Alerts:

A Message From The BBKA: Positive Thinking January 2019 Click Here

A 10-week course is planned at Tyland Barn starting in February, looking at the identification of wild flowers.  The course costs £200 but there is a significant early bird (before 14/1) discount taking it to £125

For more information and to book a place.
Contact Kent Wildlife Trust: Click Here

For information regarding Bumblebees and the work of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust please Click here

Asian Hornet:
Following the latest confirmed sighting of an Asian Hornet in Dungeness, Kent.
Watching for the Asian Hornet has become even more important.
For more details go to
For Information about how to identify the Asian Hornet: Click Here
For information about building an Asian Hornet Trap Click here

MBKA Policies:

Policies will be posted when available to view.