World Bee Day

The United Nations has declared May 20th to be World Bee Day.Anton Jana, who is considered one of the pioneers of modern beekeeping, was baptised on 20th May 1734 (His exact birth date is not known) He was born in Breznica, Carniola (which is now in Slovenia) and the UN Member States approved Slovenias proposal to proclaim 20th May as World Bee Day in December 2017

The Association's apiary in North Shropshire


The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire. We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members old and new can gain experience in handling bees.

Our Vision

visionWe encourage and develop
the art and science of bee keeping

visionWe strive to educate
Through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support 


The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping