Swarming honeybees can produce a greater electric charge for their density than a thunderstorm cloud.

Reserchers at the University of Bristol in the UK found that bee swarms created an electric charge ranging from 100 to 1000 volts per metre.

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