Becoming a member of South East Herts BKA
Please download the forms opposite and once completed return them to the Treasurer whose contact details can be found on the enrolment form and on our CONTACT page. Details of payment options are also given on the enrolment form.
For anyone applying for membership or renewing membership who pays tax in the UK, please help us to claim back the Gift Aid allowance by completing the Gift Aid form and returning it with your application.
Please note we need to have the orginal signed copy of your gift aid form so can you please post it to the Treasurer (Alan Cripps, Chapel Lane, Letty Green, Hertford, SG14 2PA) or hand it to a Committee member. Thank you
SOUTH EAST HERTFORDSHIRE BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION
CLASSES OF MEMBERSHIP
Full membership of SEHBKA is available to an individual and includes the following benefits:
Bee disease insurance for three beehives with the option to insure a larger number
A monthly newssheet produced by SEHBKA
An open invitation to the Apiary Meetings arranged by SEHBKA
Social membership including free entry to the SEHBKA Harvest supper each autumn
A variety of apiary meetings and winter meetings relating to beekeeping
Advice and support from other members of the branch in connection with beekeeping
The membership details of a Full Member of SEHBKA are passed to the Hertfordshire Beekeepers Association and to the British Beekeepers Association. A full member of SEHBKA is also enrolled as a member of the HBKA and the BBKA as a ‘Registered Member’ and associated benefits from those associations are also available to the full member, including:
BBKA News, the monthly newssheet of the BBKA
Third party liability insurance
Education, assessment and examinations
Benefits from Research into bee diseases etc
Lectures and workshops at the Spring convention
Advice to beekeepers
Partner membership of SEHBKA is available to an individual who resides at the same address as a Full Member. A partner member will not have separate hives but may support the beekeeper in beekeeping activities.
Partner members will not receive a separate BBKA Newssheet or SEHBKA newssheet, but may make use of those newssheets provided to the full member registered at the same address.
The membership details of a Partner Member of SEHBKA are passed to the Hertfordshire Beekeepers Association and to the British Beekeepers Association. A Partner Member of SEHBKA is also enrolled as a member of the HBKA and the BBKA as a ‘Partner Member’ and associated benefits from those associations are also available to the partner member.
Junior membership is available to an individual of less than 18 years of age and obtains the same benefits as a Full Member.
The membership details of a Junior Member of SEHBKA are passed to the Hertfordshire Beekeepers Association and to the British Beekeepers Association.
A Junior Member is also enrolled as a member of the HBKA and the BBKA as a ‘Junior Member’ and associated benefits from those associations are also available to the junior member.
Associate membership is available to anyone having an interest in bees and beekeeping. It is a social membership giving the member access to all meetings of the SEHBKA including the winter meetings, Apiary meetings and the Harvest Supper.
This level of membership does not include any Bee Disease Insurance or give the member any membership rights of the HBKA or BBKA.