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Photo Gallery Updates!
New photos have been added of our new shed being built, the Christmas meal, and our recent apiary oxalic acid and hefting demonstration.
See the pictures here...

Waitrose Green Token Scheme
Thanks to everyone to popped their green token in our 'bin' - Waitrose have just announced we will receive £380 from their community fund as a result! Great news!

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!
Join/Renew Now!


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The Yalding and District

Founded 2011

The Yalding and District Beekeepers Association 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 Association (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