For just £34 per year there are many benefits of becoming a RBKA member, including:
Third party and public liability insurance through BBKA
Monthly meetings and talks through the winter months
Free support, advice and guidance
Association discounts with certain retailers
Training in all aspects of beekeeping
Make friends and collaborate with other local beekeepers
Access to the Sheffield Beekeepers Association Members Bulk Purchase Scheme (online discounted shop)
We are happy for new beekeepers to attend our winter programme meetings before becoming paid members so that they can get a feel for what beekeeping involves before paying any fees. You need to be a paid member to sign up for our beginner's course.
If you are interested in joining the RBKA please use the 'contact us' form on the Contacts page stating you are interested in becoming a member and we will contact you via email.
BBKA (and YBKA and RBKA) membership year runs from 1st August to 31st July.
The RBKA training apiary
Full membership: full benefits with insurance and monthly BBKA magazine.
Partner membership: Choose this membership if you share your address with a full member. One copy of BBKA magazine sent each month.
Country member: If you do not keep bees but want to be a member and receive the BBKA magazine.
Junior member: For members aged under 18 on 1st October.
Social member: If you are already a member of another beekeeping association.