Deadlier venom than the cobra

Drop for drop the honey bee sting venom is even more deadly than cobra venom. Luckily one bee produces very little ... it is estimated that it would take 19 stings for every kilogram of body weight to be lethal. An average man weighs 70 kg 70 * 19 = 1330 stings

The Association's apiary in North Shropshire


The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire. We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members old and new can gain experience in handling bees.

Our Vision

visionWe encourage and develop
the art and science of bee keeping

visionWe strive to educate
Through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support 


The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping