Bee Keeping Group (online)

I've started this group so that we can find out who is interested in learning more about bee keeping in the area - and see if we can develop from there

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Latest Activity: Sep 26, 2016

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Bees in the Cemetery 52 Replies

Sunday May 8th Our amateur bee supplier had gone radio silent and we were getting anxious about where this year’s colony was going to come from, when we were rescued with news of a prime swarm in…Continue

Started by David Young. Last reply by Stephanie Stuart Sep 10, 2014.

Bee keeping Course in the Park: August 2013 3 Replies

 There's a 3 weekend beekeping course in Queens Park if anyone is interested.Sunday August 4th, 11th and 18th - starting at 2pm For more information please contact or…Continue

Started by David Young. Last reply by David Young Jan 30, 2014.

Honey 2 Replies

Dear BeekeepersMy 2 year old son has recently been diagnosed with a severe allergy to grass.  It is giving him horrific ecszma and itchy eyes.  It has been suggested that I give him honey from local…Continue

Started by melanie wilkinson. Last reply by melanie wilkinson Oct 19, 2011.

Grant for Bee keeping K2K 4 Replies

Hello to the Bee Keeping groupK2K have received a grant to help set up a bee keeping project and help pay for training,hives etc.If enough of us sign up to the training we could get it done locally…Continue

Started by Transition Kensal to Kilburn. Last reply by Albert Gray Aug 15, 2011.

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Comment by Ray Lancashire on September 26, 2016 at 16:57
Is anyone monitoring the bee hives at Paddington Old Cemetery this Autumn? I would bee interesting in joining in if there are any inspections planned.
Comment by Terence Pearson on December 8, 2014 at 7:56

Mike,  I can't find the appropriate place to send you my number so I can be informed about bee keeping activities. 

Comment by Terence Pearson on December 1, 2014 at 10:11


I have just joined this group. I haven't kept bees for many years now but would like 

meet up with some urban bee keepers. 



Comment by Sally McEnallay on October 1, 2012 at 11:43


Just to let you all know that 'Keeping Bees in Towns and Cities' now available in the window of the lovely Queens Park bookshop in Salusbury Road. The author Luke Dixon was at QP day, talking to QPCS students re. urban beekeeping. 

Comment by Sara Bell on March 28, 2012 at 15:28

Hi my name is Sara and I live on Rowley Way and last year we won the Capital Bee competition and myself and two other residents have almost completed our 40 hour course.  We have our beehive and expect our bee's mid April.  It has been one of the most interesting things I have done in a very long time. The plan is to have the apiary on our tenants hall roof.  Some people reading this might be familiar with Alexandra & Ainsworth estate or better known to some as Rowley Way.  We have put in to the Heritage Lottery Fund for money to restore our park back to it's former glory and we have got through the first stage and now working towards stage 2 of the bid which will be submitted in August - our park is called Alexandra Road Park.  If you would like to become a Friend please email  We welcome anyone who is interested.  You can read more about this and all the stuff we do here on our website  If anyone would like to talk to us about our bee's then please feel free.  Sara

Comment by Michael Kelly on January 30, 2012 at 11:05

Hi my name is Mike.

I am starting a project photographing bee keepers and bees themselves.

The project is about the mutual respect between the keeper and the bee, showing the beauty of the collection of honey and the care you put in collecting it. 

This is partly an issue-based project, due to the worldwide problems Apiarist are facing with the loss of Honey Bee Colonies, mainly associated with environment and climate factors, leading to the colony collapse disorder (CCD). I wish to find out more about the issues raised in the UK and Europe.

This is a non-profitable personal project of mine and will lead to extending my photographic portfolio and my personal interest in beekeeping. Actually, one day I hope to have an apiary myself!

Please feel free to contact me anytime if you would like to partake in this project. 


Michael kelly

ph:07845 999 839


Comment by Jennifer Rea on August 15, 2011 at 20:30
Hi. I am also a member of Brent Friends of the Earth (FoE) and national FoE have a new campaign in the pipeline on Bees. I'm not sure what sort of campaign it will be yet but I will keep my eyes peeled for it and perhaps it will be something Brent FoE and TTKK can join up on to support?
Comment by Molly Fletcher on June 23, 2011 at 14:01

Bees Abroad are a charity supporting beekeeping projects in developing countries. Beekeeping can be a low cost way to alleviate poverty in Africa where bees are numerous. They will come and give talks about their low maintenance beekeeping. Their contacts are:


Comment by Maria Lancaster on June 23, 2011 at 8:59

A new film on the plight of bees.


Comment by mike wohl on May 14, 2011 at 15:28





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