Membership Application

Membership Application

Most of our members are Full/Registered members. However, there are different categories of membership to suit individual circumstances. 

“Full/Registered” Member: £27 for 2024

  • This is the Category for those with bees
  • Membership of BBKA for education, exams etc.
  • The monthly BBKA News magazine.
  • Public Liability Insurance concerning your bees.
  • Bee Disease Insurance for up to 3 colonies. Additional charges apply for more than 3 colonies
  • Public Liability Insurance concerning your bees.
  • Access to local Hexham Beekeepers Association events.
    • Monthly presentation/talk/seminar/beginner training.
    • Contact other local beekeepers.
    • Access to the Bee Mart.

 “Partner” Member of a Registered Member: £15 for 2024

  • You have the same access to the resources as a “Full/Registered” member.
  • Note – You need to have the same address as the principal “Registered member”.

“Country” Member:  £15.50 for 2024

  • An interested member without any bees, as yet.
  • You have the same access to the resources as other members.

“Junior” Member: £10 for 2024

  • For members who are less than 18 years old, and have a parent who is a Registered member.
  • You have  access to HBKA events.

“Associate” Member: £8.50 for 2024

  • This is for those already registered with BBKA through another Association.

How to join

Download the Membership Form for reference. 

  • The fastest method is to email or text the membership secretary with: your name, the first line of your address, postcode, email address, mobile phone number and the category of membership you require.
  • If you prefer working with hard copy, then please print and complete the membership form and send it the membership secretary at the address provided. Please write your email address and mobile phone number clearly.
  • The membership secretary will then create a record in the database and send you an email with a URL for you to complete your record and respond with your method of payment.
  • After payment, you will receive a receipt and an certificate for Bee Disease Insurance – where applicable.

Please use the email contact details, in the membership form, for any questions related to membership.

However, for other general enquiries about HBKA please use the Contact Us page to seek further information.