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Bee Inspector

Nicola Cooper-Slorach (Bee Inspector) is 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 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


Contact us if you would like assistance with a SWARM?

Interested in hosting a hive? Click here

“What’s New?”

Next Meetings/Demos


Thursday, 19th September 2019

KCBG Meeting

“Winter Feeding”

7-9pm at Dalmadilly

Refreshments: £2


Sunday, 6th Oct 2019

Sunday Demo

“Preparing for Winter”

10.30am-12 noon

Dalmadilly apiary, Kemnay


Thursday, 17th October 2019

KCBG Meeting has been re-arranged to Sunday, 20th October where members have kindly been invited by “Bee Cabin” Aboyne, to visit the Honey Processing facilities.  Please email secretary@kemnaybees.org so that members can book either a 10.30am or 11.30am visit.

Thank you to “Bee Cabin”.


Click here for more info on Meetings/Demos

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

For members wishing to renew (or join), fees for 2019 are £10 for individuals, £15 for families.

More info

If you have any queries, please either use our Facebook page or email secretary@kemnaybees.org

Time for bees to bring in the nectar from the Heather

We spruce up well, thanks to our sponsors and donations.