Associations, Suppliers, and other information
- British Beekeepers’ Association – website The main beekeeping body in Britain.
- Kent Beekeepers’ Association – website The beekeeping association for Kent comprising 13 branches. Our neighbouring associations are
There are two independent associations in East Kent and one in Medway:
- Thanet Beekeeping Association – website
- Dover and District Beekeeper’s Association – website
- Medway Beekeepers – website
Suppliers – (a listing here is not a recommendation)
- Parsonage Farm beeshop (local Thornes agent) at Preston, CT3 1DP
- Bee Equipment at Highland Court Farm, Bridge, Canterbury, CT4 5HN.
BeeBase web site The National Bee Unit’s Disease inspections and leaflets etc.
DEFRA Bee health web site of Department for Rural Affairs Advice, rules and regulation
Bees in Schools: A web-site for children, teachers, and all who want to pass on the value of bees to the next generation.
Dave Cushman’s web site An extensive if very personal web site with lots of useful tips and information.
Bees, Wasps & Ants Recording Society
The Bumblebee Conservation Trust
Bumblebee pages by L. Smith
British bumblebee identification guide from the Natural history Museum
Bumble Bees of the World – Natural History Museum
Bumblebee Research – Natural History Museum
Bees Abroad – reducing poverty in developing countries by training people in apicultural skills
International Bee Research Association – IBRA is a charity working to increase awareness of the vital role of bees in the environment and to encourage the use of bees as wealth creators.