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Bee Inspector

Kirsty Sutherland (Bee Inspector for this area) and Nicola Cooper-Slorach (Bee Officer) are both based at Thainstone.

If you need advice please email BeesMailbox@scotland.gs i.gov.uk initially so that your query can be logged centrally and forwarded to the relevant people.

The general office number at Thainstone is 01467 626222—ask to be put in contact with either Kirsty or Nicola.

Kemnay Community Bee Group

“Green Butterfly Award”

We are a local non-profit making group of beekeepers (and those interested in bees) based at Kemnay, Inverurie in the heart of beautiful Aberdeenshire in Scotland.

Find out more about what we do on the About Us page.

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The Beekeeping Year


Kemnay Weather

(Provided by a local ex beekeeper, with thanks)

Contact us if you would like assistance with a SWARM?

Interested in hosting a hive? Click here

“What’s New?”

Thanks to our Tesco Bags of Help award, preparations are now progressing.  New Portacabin is on site, and painted.  


Next Meeting/Demo

Thurs, 15th November 2018

KCBG Meeting, Kemnay Village Hall


Guest speaker: Ewan Campbell who will speak about his experiences of Beekeeping and give the latest updates on Varroa research at the University of Aberdeen.

This is our last meeting this year and meetings and demos will resume in the new year.  If you have any queries, please either use our Facebook page or email secretary@kemnaybees.org

£2 per meeting per person

towards tea/coffee and running costs


We look forward to seeing you all again, and if you are new to beekeeping (or just interested) please come and attend our meeting to find out more about beekeeping and the support available.

For members wishing to renew (or join), fees for 2018 are £10 for individuals, £15 for families.

More info

Members hard at work on the new cabin