Bees for Development Events 



 For further information, please contact the event organisers by following the links provided with each entry. BfD can give you further information about those events which are organised by BfD only”.

 International Beekeeping Events



 September 2014 

Strengthening livelihoods in developing countries through beekeeping

Friday 19th September 2014

Overview of beekeeping in developing countries: an introduction to addressing the challenges. Suitable for NGO's and individuals interested in using beekeeping to alleviate poverty.

Weekend Courses on Sustainable Beekeeping at Ragman's Lane Farm

20th and 21st of September 2014

An introduction to sustainable approaches to beekeeping in the UK.  Suitable for those with or without previous knowledge of beekeeping, read more

October 2014

Bees for Development will have a stall at the Wales fair trade fair in Abergavenny on the 5th October.  


Past Events


August 2014

Gwent Wildlife Trust

Bees for Development will have a stall at the Gwent Wildlife Trust open day on the 12th August. Please come along and find out about our work in Monmouth and the developing world. The opening hours for visitors are between 11 and 4. More information on the open day can be found here


TrekFest 2014

Rob Bender will be fundraising for Bees for Development by undertaking the huge physical and psychological challenge of the TrekFest in the Brecon Beacons on 7 & 8 June.  He will be walking 54 miles in 24 hours to raise funds to support our work. 

Rob has set up a JustGiving page for his fundraising.  Please support him by clicking here. 

Update: Congratulations and a big thanks to Rob who raised £700 for Bees for Development!

Grand Union Challenge 2014

Grand Union Challenge Team

On 29th June 2014 a group of postgraduate students from King's College London will be undertaking their biggest ever physical challenge - to run the Grand Union Challenge 25km from Central London to Hayes. 

James, Jessie, Serkan, Stephanie, Mikael, Hina, Jess and Hannah chose to support Bees for Development because they want to ensure beekeepers living in remote and poor areas of the world have access to resources and advice to help lift them out of poverty.

The team have set up a JustGiving page for their fundraising.  Please support them by clicking here.

Update: Massive well done and big thanks to to James, Jessie, Serkan, Stephanie, Mikael, Hina, Jess and Hannah who raised over £950!  



Lambeth Palace Garden Party 1 July 2014

Martha Kearney is hosting a Bee Garden Party for Bees for Development and Bees Abroad at Lambeth Palace in London on Tuesday 1 July 2014 from 6 to 8.30pm.  An evening reception with wine, canapés and music - to raise awareness and funds for beekeeping projects around the world.  Tickets are now available by clicking this link to the Bee Aid website.

Lambeth Palace Garden Party