Membership Benefits


P1020011Membership of  Chelmsford Beekeeping Association (CBK) will provide you with many benefits that will help you build and develop your beekeeping skills. You will also enjoy additional benefits through our affiliation with the British Beekeeping Association (BBKA).

CBKA Benefits:

  • A programme of monthly meetings and events.
  • The opportunity to meet with local beekeepers.
  • Support from local experts when you need advice or help.
  • Monthly issues of the ‘Essex Beekeeper’ and the Chelmsford newsletter.
  • Training Courses for both beginners and more experienced beekeepers.
  • A discounted subscription to the monthly award-winning ‘BeeCraft‘ magazine.
  • Place free Beekeeping related adverts on the Chelmsford Beekeepers website
  • Access to the Chelmsford Bee Book Library.
  • Discount prices for honey jars, sugar, bee suits and other equipment.
  • Low cost hire of beekeeping equipment.
  • Automatic membership of EBKA and BBKA.

BBKA Benefits:

  • Monthly issue of the BBKA magazine/journal.
  • Events, including The National Show and The Spring Convention.
  • Access to BBKA Beekeeping examination and assessment programme.
  • Public & Products Liability Insurance for members (up to £5 million), All Risks Insurance and Bee Diseases Insurance available through BDI Ltd click here for details.

Why not join today?