BADS-BKA Bournemouth and Dorset South Beekeepers Association

Welcome to BADS-BKA

We are a beekeepers association based in Bournemouth and Dorset South. You can find out more about our activities and how to join.

If you’re just getting started, please see the FAQ’s page. We offer tuition and Beginners Days so you can come along and give beekeeping a go.

What’s on

Interested in Beekeeping? Come along to one of our popular taster days! See our upcoming events.

Got a swarm of bees?

If you’ve got a swarm of bees, please get in touch. Beekeepers are keen to capture swarms of bees as they can create new colonies.

Join the club

If you are interested in joining BADS-BKA, please contact us or complete the member application at

Membership Application