Due to the lack of numbers wishing to attend the meal at the Mash Tun before the visit to the heather this Sunday, it has been CANCELLED!
We will still be going to the heather where we will have a picnic, a talk on heather honey and preparing hives for the heather and we will be tasting some heather honey. We will meet at Alice Littler car park, Aberlour, at 1.45 pm with a view to leaving in convoy at 2pm.

Moray Beekeepers Association was established in 1919. We are a growing number of mostly amateur beekeepers located in North East Scotland, with the association being based in Moray.

MBA exists to promote and foster an interest in the study, development and practice of beekeeping and to protect and conserve the future of the honeybee in Moray and Scotland.

Please join us and help to preserve and protect the honeybee!!

The cost to join us is very modest and the benefits are substantial! Further details can be found here


“Honeybees are truly the gardener’s friend and are not the killer beast depicted in the cinema. If not for them
and the other species of bees, plant life would be reduced to mainly wind-pollinated grasses and trees, as
bees pollinate most of the flowering plants. Their value to food production is priceless as they pollinate many
of the crops grown worldwide…”
Interested in how you can help bees? We’ve produced a new, updated conservation pack to download.


For Association members only – Throughout the summer we carry out our seasonal management tasks on the colonies at Birnie. You are most welcome to come along and help out. Please get involved, your beekeeping association needs you!
Contact the chairman to get the detailed dates and times for these sessions.




Sugar donation project

Our annual appeal for donations of sugar is now underway in a number of local supermarkets. At the moment Tesco in Buckie, Forres and Keith all have donation boxes displayed in the store. The sugar collected will be used to prepare syrup to give the colonies at Birnie their autumn feed. Please encourage friends and …

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Trip to the heather and meal

Dear member, We are holding our annual trip to the heather and meal on Sunday 24th August. This year we are booked into the Mash Tun restaurant in Aberlour 12.30-2 pm, before moving on to a heather stance in Glenrinnes. Due to restricted space and time we are limited to 24 places in the restaurant, …

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