As an affiliate of both the British Beekeepers Association and Yorkshire Beekeepers Association, Leeds Beekeepers Association discourages the importation of both honey bee queens and colonies from outside the UK.
Once again our Taster Sessions are proving to be very popular and last Saturday we saw 65 delegates attending our Temple Newsam apiary. After an apprehensive start the 'wannabee' beekeepers soon settled in and eagerly investigated the contents of the hives. The lovely sunny day brought out the best in the bees - no-one received any stings. At the end of the session one delegate declared 'it was the best Christmas present ever'- she'd been gifted a place on the course several