. Coventry & District Branch . of the Warwickshire Beekeepers Association
.               Coventry & District Branch.                         of theWarwickshire Beekeepers Association


Using the images above, decide


Are they bright yellow with black stripes?

Do they have a very thin waist & narrow straight wings?

Do they have a high pitched buzz when they fly?

Are they interested in sweet food & drink?

Have you found a round nest in a tree, an outbuilding or the roof of your house?


If the answer is yes, they are....





Contact your local Council who can advise you.

If they do not fit the description of Bumblebees or Wasps, check if they may be Hornets.


Note: Coventry City Council pest control services can be found at 



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Current News!

CBKA Honey Show 2017

Information on this year's CBKA Honey Show is all available here!


Beekeeping Taster Afternoons 2017

Bookings are now being taken for these popular events that give you a first insight into Beekeeping. Click HERE for details.


Beekeeping Course 2017

We ran our annual full weekend Beginner's Beekeeping Course on 18/19 February 2017.

If you wish to register your interest in next year's course, please click HERE!


Branch Apiary

Take a look at our branch apiary and view the programme of activities.


Local Honey

If you wish to purchase local honey, please follow this link.

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