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Reference Publications

The Tavistock Beekeepers have the following books available for reference reading.

As a Tavistock Beekeepers member you can borrow the Branch books and videos free of charge, a modest fee is payable for the use of Branch equipment. Please contact if you wish to borrow the books listed here. – WebBee


Practical Beekeeping by de Bruyn

Basic Beekeeping Study Notes by Yates (2 copies)

Beekeeping Study Notes by Yates (modules 1 – 4)

Beekeeping Study Notes by Yates (modules 5 – 8)

Sixty Years with Bees by Sims

Guide to Bees and Honey by Hooper

Swarming Control & Prevention by Snelgrove

We also have a small amount of equipment for loan.


Honey Extractor

Large Pratley tray

Large Bottling Tank (2)

Small Bottling Tank – with Refractometer Foundation

Cut Comb Cutter


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