If you want to become a member please read this.

Reminder that the Bastion is selling Wax, Frames, Jars and more. Shop Now! (APR - SEPT)


100 years of the PDBKA


Varroa and Oxalic Acid Reasearch Paper Nov 2015


Worried about your hives? Talk to the Bee Health Advisor

PDBKA currently has around 149 Members.

"The majority of beekeepers do not give sufficient insulation and no beekeeper ever gave too much " Everertt Phillips Franklin

Starvation Risk. Important Information about Colony Food Levels. Read Now!


September to June meetings will be held in the larger room, at the Porchester Parish Hall, on the fourth TUESDAY of each month.

Training Courses for new and potential beekeepers are run every year over the winter.  

Bee Inspector

Our seasonal Bee inspector is Daniel Etheridge This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Tel: 07979119370

 (Please do not call the inspectors about swarms as DEFRA do NOT collect swarms)


Loan Equipment

We have the following equipment available for loan to members Large honey extractor, Mini wax melter, Honey grading glasses, Honey settling tank, Electric de-capping knife and a selection of presentation material and bee suits for educational purposes. Contact David Nield or Cliff McGaughey

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