Cockermouth BKA

The Cockermouth Beekeepers Association was
re-established in 1960 as a Branch of the Cumbria Beekeepers Association
(Cumbria BKA). It had existed before the war, but earlier records have
not survived and it is not known when the Branch was originally formed. 

Membership of Cockermouth Beekeepers Association

Membership of the Cockermouth BKA is open to
anyone who keeps bees, or thinking of becoming a beekeeper, or
interested in bee behaviour and who lives within Cockermouth or its
surrounding area.  New and prospective beekeepers may attend and
participate in any of the activities organised by the Cockermouth Branch
and will be most welcome.

On payment of an annual membership fee  members are entitled to
attend all activities and social events organised by any of the other
six Branches of the Cumbria BKA. Members of the Cockermouth BKA are also
members of the Cumbria BKA and through its affiliation to the British
Beekeepers Association, are also members of the BBKA are entitled to the
full range of national beekeeping services and educational
opportunities, as well as insurance for beekeeping activities that the
BBKA provides – essential in these litigious days.

Members of the immediate family of a fee-paying member  (ie husband /
wife/ partner / children) automatically become Family Members of the
Branch and of the Cumbria BKA, and are entitled to attend and take part
in all activities and events organised by the Association and any of its
Branches. No additional fees are payable by Family Members, but they are
not entitled as individuals to any of the benefits and services provided
by the BBKA

Committee Members


Bruce Mumford

32 High Rigg



CA13 0TA

Ken Hodgson
The Rafters, Bellrigg Lonning, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9BX
Tel: (01900) 824998

Peter Weatherill
8 Green Bank Close, Prospect, Wigton, Cumbria,
Tel: 016973 21582  Mobile: 078300 44876

Tony Edwards
High Moor House Hill Street

Cockermouth CA13 0AU

All fully paid members of the Cockermouth Branch are members of the