Welcome to the West Sussex Beekeepers' Association website
About this website
This website is intended to give information to those who are either interested in hive products and their uses or the keeping of honeybees in West Sussex - or both. It is deliberately simple as we want to make it easy for the visitor to find the information they want.
The vast majority of beekeeping activity is done at Divisional level, and for that reason this website should be seen as a signposting service. We hope your enquiry can be dealt with quickly at local level.
Found a swarm?
Check out the BBKA website to find a local swarm collector closest to your postcode - BBKA Find a Swarm Collector. Or use the Divisions link to find your local Division and members who will be pleased to deal with swarms of honeybees. Unfortunately we cannot help with bumblebees.
A swarm in May is worth a load of hay;
A swarm in June is worth a silver spoon;
But a swarm in July is not worth a fly.
Quote for the month
Bees work for man, and yet they never bruise Their Master's flower, but leave it having done, As fair as ever and as fit to use; So both the flower doth stay and honey run.