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Reference Publications

The Tavistock Beekeepers have the following books available for reference.

As a member you can borrow the Branch books and videos free of charge, a modest fee is payable for the use of Branch equipment.


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


CD: BBKA Basic Assessment – Tutor’s Notes

DVD: Dancing with Bees – a film by Gill Sentinella

To request a loan or hire, please complete the form and someone will be in contact with you.

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