The Twickenham and Thames Valley Bee-keepers' Association
is a U.K. Registered Charity (Reg.No. 296439) whose aim is to educate
the general public in bee-keeping.
Twickenham and Thames Valley Bee-keepers hold free classes for individuals,
offer opportunities for group visits and welcome the general public to
our annual Honey Show and Open Day events. These
pages are principally intended to serve as an introduction to the Association
and it is hoped they may encourage you to
make contact with us to learn more about bees and bee-keeping.
For more information on our educational activity, please click on the 'CLASSES'
tab on the left of this page.
INFORMATION FOR THE 2013 BEGINNERS CLASS
The Rosina CLark lecture & President's evening is on Nov 15th 2013 - see the EVENTS page.
Please note that we do NOT sell honey except at our Open Day and Honey Show events.
More information on purchasing local honey and
SWARMS: If you find a swarm or a bees nest or have a problem in the local area, please
read the advice here British Beekeeping Association swarm advice before taking any other action.
For further help ABOUT SWARMS, contact Warwick on 07788 632 552 or e-mail
2013 swarm co-ordinator --please put "SWARM" on the subject line.
SCHOOLS AND OTHER GROUPS. If you would like to plan an educational visit, download information and useful links here.
If you would like to help bees in the environment but do not want to become a beekeeper yourself, the British Beekeeping Association has
an 'Adopt a Beehive' scheme.
More information can be found here.
A short film about the importance of honey bees made at the Apiary in 2008 with the help of the Media Trust. (Tip: Search on 'honey' in the right-hand film list.)
With thanks to Kate Canning and Alice Cooper for their help
For general enquiries,
The Honorary Secretary
Twickenham and Thames Valley Bee-keepers' Association
The Apiary, 41 Whitton Road, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 1BH
The Mole Apiary is at Abbey Walk, West Molesey, Surrey KT8 2JH
Mole Apiary Map
to the British Beekeeping Association
Current information on the FERA Healthy Bees Programme
Healthy Bees Programme