Oldest ever evidence of HONEY hunting is discovered in 3,500-year-old pottery shards from West Africa - Daily Mail

"People living in West Africa 3,500 years ago were hunting wild bee hives for their honey and storing it in pots, scientists have discovered. Beeswax residue was found intact on recently excavated shards of pottery from the Nok people of Nigeria — the oldest evidence of honey hunting ever found.  ...."

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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