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Welcome to EMBA

The Edinburgh & Midlothian Beekeepers' Association is one of the oldest Beekeeping Associations in Scotland, dating back to 1894.

For information on our society and its story, please visit our History pages.

Wanting to become a beekeeper? Sign up for our Beginners' Classes

Read more about Bees or Beekeeping, and how to Join EMBA

For information about bees and wasps, please see our Bees and Wasps page.

Please be aware that EMBA is only able to offer help with honey bees, not bumble bees or other insects. There has been a dramatic increase in Tree Bumble Bees taking up residence in the Lothians - especially in bird boxes. We are unable to assist with these.

For more information on Bumble Bees, please visit the Bumblebee Conservation Trust

If you are having a problem with honey bees, please read our page about Swarms

For any other questions, please Contact Us.

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