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Heather Honey, A Comprehensive Guide by Michael Badger MBE.

The prize draw to win a copy of this book was held on 24th October 2020 at the virtual National Honey Show. Congratulations to our winner Sue Richardson.



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The Big Give

This year we are so excited to be taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign. We will be raising support for Beekeepers for Life, our campaign to empower women across Africa through beekeeping. We are excited about the potential with donations doubled, to raise funds to empower many more women.

We’re Recruiting

We are a friendly small charity improving lives through beekeeping. We work in Africa with local delivery partners providing training and all essential equipment to enable groups in the poorest of rural communities to become beekeepers. The money they earn from the sale of honey pays for education, medicines, and household essentials. The main role … Continue reading We’re Recruiting

On International Women’s Day 2021 we call out gender bias and inequality

Building our success over 21 years of Beekeeping, we know that Beekeeping changes lives. It enables women in the rural communities they work with to learn new skills and earn a sustainable income to pay for education, feed their families, and pay for medical services.   Read Jan Ridler's article about her work in Uganda and how it is changing lives.

Celebrating International Youth Day

The UK beekeeping community and the BBKA encourage beekeeping among young people through activities such as the BBKA’s Bees in the Curriculum programme, the development of the Stoneleigh apiary for schools and support for the annual International Meeting of Young Beekeepers. Counties and branches also welcome young people. In this article from the August 2020 … Continue reading Celebrating International Youth Day

Are you experienced in managing projects and people?

Our PARTNERS AND PROJECTS TRUSTEE is retiring. Full of challenges the role involves engaging with the teams who make our projects happen. We are continuously exploring ways to improve the ways we work. We are a small friendly team of volunteers making a real difference to the lives of those in rural communities in the … Continue reading Are you experienced in managing projects and people?