Becoming a member of Cleveland Beekeepers Association
Cleveland Beekeepers Association is a forum for Apiarists who all
share an interest in the honeybee and the production of home produced
During the summer, meetings are held at members apiaries where apart
from increasing our knowledge of beekeeping we also enjoy the company
of people who share the same interest.
In the winter months (September to April), meetings are held indoors on
the 3rd Monday of each month where speakers with a knowledge of
beekeeping and its associated crafts are invited to address the
becoming a member of the Cleveland
- We promote the craft of beekeeping and honey
production by arranging lectures and demonstrations.
- Enjoy the friendship of other beekeepers at indoor
meetings and at Apiary meetings.
- Practical help for beginners and others is always
- Take advantage of our bulk buying and get a discount
on your beekeeping equipment purchases.
- Regular Newsletters from the Cleveland Beekeeping
Association and the British Beekeeping Association.
- Receive information and advice leaflets and other
literature, and have access to our Library.
- Arrange for members to receive courses of tuition
leading to the examinations of the British Beekeepers Association.
- Provide professional diagnostic facilities in case of
- Opportunity to take part in the annual Honey Shows at
Cleveland Show and Stokesley Show.
- We run a Spray Liaison Committee with local farmers
- Work with other local Beekeepers Associations, the
British Beekeepers Association, and to take part in their activities.
- Public liability insurance for all members.
- New beekeepers can take advantage of our Mentor
are six classes of
membership - most of
these include membership of the British Beekeepers Association (see table)
Registered Full Members
– Adult members who receive all the benefits of membership,
and Products Liability insurance under the BBKA Insurance Policy, BBKA
magazine and the CBKA Newsletter
Partner Members – Adult members residing at the same address as a
Full Member. They receive
all the benefits of membership, including Public and Products Liability
insurance under the BBKA Insurance Policy, but not BBKA News magazine
Country Members – Members who do not keep bees but who wish to
support CBKA and BBKA and
receive BBKA News magazine and the CBKA Newsletter.
Associate Members – Any person who is already a Registered Full
Member of another Beekeeping
Association. Will not receive BBKA News magazine through CBKA
will receive the CBKA Newsletter.
Junior Membership – Available to anyone under 18 years old. No
capitation is paid to BBKA and
therefore there is no insurance. Not eligible for BBKA News magazine
receive the CBKA Newsletter.
Honorary Life Members – Any member who has performed
distinguished service to the Association or to
the general betterment of beekeeping may be elected by the Executive
to be an Honorary Life Member and shall thereby be entitled to free
Full Membership of the Association.
FULL MEMBERSHIP - Membership for
the year 1st November 2018 to 31st October 2019 is £26, or £31
a £5 surcharge if paid after 31st December 2018. Save
renew early! Includes British Beekeepers Association membership.
RENEWAL of ASSOCIATE, COUNTRY, PARTNER, or JUNIOR
MEMBERSHIP for the year
1st November 2018 to 31st October 2019 is £16, or £21
if paid after
31st December 2018.
NEW FULL MEMBERSHIP - Membership for the year 1st
November 2018 to 31st
October 2019 is £26.
NEW ASSOCIATE, COUNTRY, PARTNER, or JUNIOR
MEMBERSHIP for the year 1st
November 2018 to 31st October 2019 is £16.
You can pay by cheque, cash at one of our meetings
or by BACS
Sort Code. 40 43 11
Account No. 91063758
Remember to put your name-membership in the reference field
membership form - PDF
Document ; Word Document
complete a Gift
Aid Form (PDF) (.doc) so the
association can reclaim tax on your subs (this only needs to be done
your completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org
information please contact:
Sal Mancina ( Membership Secretary), Tel: 01642 701638
Helen Hughes (Chair). email@example.com