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Do you have a Swarm ?

Please read this before calling a volunteer

Bee Identification Chart Asian Hornet Trap

Want to keep Bees ?

If you would like to keep bees, but have nowhere to keep them, or if you have a piece of land that you would like to have bees on then please download the form and send it to the Secretary and we will match you up using your geographical location.


Please note that any arrangements will be made between beekeeper and landowner, Stowmarket Beekeepers take no responsibility or liability.

Hive Placement

Photographs needed for the website

Are you a keen photographer ? If so can you take pictures of your hives, bees, frames, extraction, and anything that might be of interest so that we could run a gallery page on the website. I will only accept pictures taken by members. Due to copywrite laws I cannot use anything that has been copied from the web

Veterinary Medicine Administration Record

Beekeepers are required to keep proof of purchase and a record of purchase, administration and disposal of all veterinary medicines for a minimum of 5 years under the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2011SI 2159.


Further information can be obtained from Veterinary Medicines Directorate, Woodham Lane, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey. KT15.3LS.

Telephone: 01932 336911.  www.vmd.defra.gov.uk

Like to keep bees but have nowhere to put them?


We've a 2.25 acre garden with an immature orchard at the end which would be perfect.wondering if you have any bee keepers that may be looking for a suitable garden to site hives? We are in Hepworth which is between Bury St Edmunds and Diss off the A143.


If you’re interested in this please contact me on 07712649860 or suffolkbuzzybees@btinternet.com and I will pass your details on to the owner

Wasp Trap

Wasp Trap

Please find the instructions to build a wasp trap to protect your hives. Send in By Roger Chapman