Welcome to beekeeping in Ashford, Kent
We are a friendly and active beekeeping association with members from Ashford and all surrounding villages in the Ashford area.
Whether you are interested in starting out in beekeeping or you’re a seasoned keeper with years of experience, you are welcome to join us.
Get involved and help support bees
Even if you don’t want to become a beekeeper yourself, there are lots of things you can do to help support bees in and around Ashford.
Latest news and updates from ABKA
- Could you offer a space to keep bees in Ashford?Maybe you have a spare bit of waste ground, the corner of a field, or in an urban setting, a roof top. If you don’t want to keep bees yourself, but would like to support our pollinators by offering propertyContinue reading “Could you offer a space to keep bees in Ashford?”
- New beekeeper courses – April 2021We are just starting up our beginner courses again at the club apiary so that we can give everyone, whether you already have bees or not, a taste of what beekeeping is like. If you would like to be putContinue reading “New beekeeper courses – April 2021”
- ABKA April Newsletter 2021“As I write this, I am looking out at a snow flurry, just last week we had temperatures in the midtwenties, so it is not quite bee-keeping weather yet. I managed to do a quick inspection of my colonies onContinue reading “ABKA April Newsletter 2021”