Beekeeper Taster Sessions – Summer 2024 Dates

Asian Hornet 2024 Conference

Welcome to Weybridge Beekeepers

Photograph courtesy of the National Bee Unit

Asian (Yellow Legged) Hornets

Asian (Yellow Legged) Hornets are a huge threat not just to the UK honey bees but all UK pollinating insects.  If you think you have seen one please download our leaflet and call someone.

Click the button below to see the latest sightings in the UK on the BBKA interactive map and here to watch a great video made by the BBC Asian Hornet Video

The Weybridge Division of the Surrey Beekeepers Association covers the area south of the Thames from Egham to Molesey, and down to the outskirts of Woking and Cobham, with Weybridge itself lying near the centre. It provides support and information on beekeeping throughout the area.   We welcome new members both experienced and novices and also run training courses.  Membership benefits include  insurance and a range of regular activities.  Read More

Swarm of Bees

Don’t Panic.

First thing is to check they are honey bees using our handy guide.

If you know they are honey bees click here to find a local swarm collector o the BBKA website, just put your postcode in.

Swarm on a Tree and a Fence

Tweets below from the BBKA

Beekeeping Training Course

Weybridge Beekeepers runs a great beginners’ training course.  Theory Jan to April over 10 evenings and practical April to June.  Click below for more information.

Membership Benefits

WBK is a thriving Beekeeping Division with over 130 members who receive great benefits including:

  • Public Liability insurance
  • BBKA Magazine
  • Bee Disease Insurance
  • Winter and Summer meetings
  • Divisional apiaryfor members’ hives 
  • Local Buzz Groups to support you
  • Access to local swarms collected by members
  • Hire of beekeeping equipment

Click Here to read about our latest activities and news and if you would like to join please email


We have a thriving calendar of events both in the summer and winter.  In the winter we have a mixture of in-person meetings and virtual presentations.  In the summer it is a series of meetings at apiaries on a wide range of topics.  Click Here to see the divisional news and scroll through information on past event.