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Gallery Update
Some pictures from our Oxalic Acid Sublimation demo have been added to the Gallery.
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Bee Fayre 2015
Another wonderful event! See more information at the link below.
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Online Payment Now Available!
We are proud to announce that the YDBKA is one of the first beekeeping groups in the UK to be offering online sign-up and membership!
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The Yalding and District

Founded 2011

The Yalding and District Beekeepers was formed in January 2011 by a group of local beekeepers. It primarily serves the areas between Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells in Kent, but we welcome members from anywhere !

We pride ourselves on our "inclusivity" - we welcome members of all levels of experience, and with any type of hive - come and join us, to find out what a genuinely friendly bunch we really are!

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Yalding and District Beekeepers (YDBKA) is a branch of the Kent Beekeepers Association (KBKA), a company limited by guarantee, registered number 238630. Registered charity number 222946
KBKA's registered office is: National Beekeeping Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG