About Us

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.

Membership is open to anybody over the age of five (anyone under sixteen must be accompanied by a responsible adult). No prior experience, qualifications or bees are required.

We have over 100 members and we meet monthly throughout the year. During the season we also have weekly sessions of practical beekeeping at the Association apiary. These sessions are open to members.

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



The MBA has a library of books and publications that are available for members to borrow. Contact the librarian and with the title you are interested in borrowing and it will be available at the next meeting. A deposit of £5 is payable when you collect the book. The catalogue of titles available follows;  


Here are the MBA Committee members. Please feel free to get in touch with any one of us. Office Bearers Chairman: Andrew Watson (Huntly) Andy runs 12 colonies of bees in National hives. He is responsible for maintaining MBA equipment and for ordering and selling beekeeping equipment that we bulk buy and sell on to …


Welcome to Moray Beekeepers Association (MBA) Your enjoyment and knowledge of beekeeping will be enhanced through contact with fellow enthusiasts and participation in club events in our area so please come along and join in. You do not need to have bees to be a member of the club – all you need to have …

Our Constitution

(Revised January 2014) GENERAL The name of the Association shall be the “Moray Beekeepers Association”. The objects of the Association shall be: a) To advance education by providing training in the practice of beekeeping and production and distribution of educational information in the practice of beekeeping b) To help conserve the natural environment by promoting …


The Moray Beekeepers’ Association Bee Aware in Moray project is part-financed by the Scottish Government and European Community Moray Leader 2007-2013 programme. Leader £21,042 Awards For All Scotland £10,000 Scottish Natural Heritage £5,634 Moray Beekeepers Association have also contributed £5,388 in volunteer time. Moray Beekeepers Association also wish to thank The Co op Community Fund, …