Edinburgh & Midlothian Beekeepers' Association

About Us

The Midlothian Beekeepers’ Association was founded in 1894, and the Edinburgh Beekeepers’ Association in 1918. These organisations merged in 1924 to form the organisation which continues to this day.

For more information on the history of EMBA, please read Una Robertson’s A History of the Edinburgh and Midlothian Beekeepers’ Association available in Downloads.

Hives in winter covered in snow

Getting in Touch

  • If you wish to contact us about Swarms or other issues with bees, please visit out Swarms page.
  • If you are interested in becoming a beekeeper, please see our Classes page.
  • If you want to join EMBA. or if you are an existing member and want to find out more about what we do, please visit our Membership page.

For any other queries, please use our Contact Form.