Beginner's Course 2022


Our beginner's course offers an excellent gateway to the knowledge and practical experience you need to get started in beekeeping. It is held over two days and includes lectures and practical sessions at the Association's training apiary.

Click here for more information about the 2022 Beginner's Course.

Winter Program 2022-23

RBKA have visiting speakers that deliver interesting talks on various aspects of beekeeping through the winter months. Previous topics have included wax modelling and candle making, bee diseases, early spring management, the British Bee Breeding Programme, mead and wine making, preparing honey and other bee products for show and sale, pollination under glass in a 2½ acre greenhouse and more.


There is usually a honey show at the beginning of our winter programme with various categories including a novice class and a honey cake category.

Keep watching below for the 2022-2023 dates.

Meetings in 2022 will be held at:

Brentwood, Moorgate Road, Rotherham, S60 2TY

Beekeeping beginners

RBKA Events

The final winter meeting is scheduled for May 18th at Brentwood, Moorgate Road, S60 2TY at 7.30pm.

Other Events

Details to follow