Roe Valley Beekeepers Association

Roe Valley Beekeepers Association

Roe Valley Beekeepers Association  has a new Facebook page. Click on the blue link icon to have a look and to add your comments, suggestions, pictures etc..


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Any RVBKA club member who would like help or advice or mentoring should contact any club officer or Arthur Rainey who can direct them to someone in their area.

Arthur’s number is

028 77763472





Vice Chairman    



Apiary Manager

Master Beekeeper

Honey Show    

Education Officer        

Bee Health Officer


Membership Sec

Member reps



David McIntyre

Wilbur Wright

Richard Wray

Sandra Logan

David Logue

Billy McBride

Leo McGuinness

Will Jones

Wendy Johnston

Sid Carruthers

Alan McKinney

Arthur Rainey

Mark Wallace

Don Kerr

©️Web design & Content Copyright Alan McKinney

Next Club Meeting :


MONDAY 27th February 2017 at 7pm

in the Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre Limavady.  

There will be no meeting on Thursday 16th February 2017.


The guest speaker will be Mr Harry Owens,  

President of the Isle of Man Beekeepers Federation.  

Harry's talk will be about "The Isle of Man and Beekeeping My Way".

Preliminary Beekeeping Course 

 commenced Tuesday, 07 February at 7.30 pm

in the Roe Valley BKA Apiary, Limavady.  

The course fee is £100 (which includes an examination fee – the Preliminary Certificate in Beekeeping is awarded by the Federation of Irish Beekeepers’ Associations). 

For full information please contact:

The minimum age for candidates participating in this course is 16 years.

Check out  Sam Laverty’s excellent you Tube videos on beekeeping and queen rearing here

click on the picture to start


For all your beekeeping supplies at Thornes’ catalogue prices minus postage, contact:

Arthur Rainey  

25 Tyler Road, Limavady.   

Tel: 028 77763472

The stained glass image used as our logo is from a Canadian Stained glass company called Light Romance, onto which has been laid the RVBKA title.         In March '08 their Director wrote: Hi Alan. We will be honoured if you use our stained glass honeybee on your website.  Cheers, Larry @ Light Romance. Visit the Light Romance website ( click on their link below) to see the beautiful range of designs they have created.