Why Join Furness Beekeepers
Furness Beekeepers is an independent beekeeping association and is not affiliated to any other body or group therefore the subscription you pay stays within your association.
It is run by its members for the benefit of its members .
It is a non profit making charity, all subscriptions, donations and money we earn is ploughed back into the association
The use of our apiary
Borrow and use beekeeping equipment (including honey extractors)
Borrow and use beekeeping books and videos
Buy varroa treatment at a discounted rate
Buy protective clothing at a discounted rate.
Receive help and advice from very experienced beekeepers.
Attend free meetings with talks from interesting speakers.
Receive a quarterly news letter.
IA public liability cover of five million pounds, from the NFU
A bee disease insurance - if your hives and bees are subject to a mandatory destruction order by DEFRA if AFB or EFB is found in your colonies. The premium of £2.00 is included as part of your membership fee although an additional payment is payable by you for the hives you own over three.
Single/Family Members Only
Single Membership £20.00 per annum
Family Membership £25.00 per annum
Friend of Furness £8.00 per annum (Does not have the benefit of our insurance package)