Membership and Publications

adult worker    Governance and Membership Application Documents

The following documents are available for download/viewing:

The following 2017 documents may be downloaded:

  • Application For Membership to RBKA + Gift Aid 2018 [Word document]. For those that wish to join RBKA or renew membership as well as make a Gift Aid declaration. Please complete and return as explained on the form.
  • Application For Membership to RBKA 2018 [Word document] For those that wish to join RBKA, or renew membership, but who do not wish to make a Gift Aid declaration. 
  • Gift Aid Form 2018 [Word document]. For new and old members who wish to complete a Gift Aid declaration so that RBKA can benefit from its membership of the Yorkshire Beekeepers’ Association, which is a registered charity.

Completed forms may be posted, or emailed to:

Simon Lathlean, The Treasurer (RBKA), 10 Geldgate , Ampleforth, YO62 4DH.                                        


Wax Lyrical

RBKA produces a Newsletter four to six times a year, entitled Wax Lyrical.


Members receive this by email and it can be downloaded from this site. It contains news and articles relevant to beekeeping and occasional technical or historical pieces describing specific aspects of honey bees and their management.

Back copies of Wax Lyrical currently available as Adobe pdf files:

 Other Association links of Interest

honeyAdditional bulletins and news may be accessed through the Yorkshire [YBKA] and British [BBKA] Beekeeping Association websites, and following the appropriate links.


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