Our membership area, centred on Andover, stretches from Highclere in the north to Stockbridge in the south.

Oil seed rape provides the early honey crop but otherwise the harvest is chiefly from fruit blossoms, blackberry and tree blossom.

We are a small friendly group of beekeepers and we welcome newcomers of all ages. All members are hobbyists, each with no more than a few stocks of bees. Visitors are welcome.

Lectures and Beginners' Courses commence in October. They are normally on a Tuesday evening and commence at 7.30pm.

Visits to apiaries and other places of interest monthly on Saturdays or Sundays at 2.30pm

£22.50 per annum basic subscription (excluding beekeepers hive insurance)