Baby bees learn to dance by studying ‘symbolic language’ of older insects - The Telegraph

"Baby honey bees learn to dance to help their friends find the best food, say scientists. The “waggle dance” is a form of complex communication that they must learn and adopt in order to signal to their nestmates where the best food is ...."

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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