George Knight’s Memorial Award

Gloucestershire BeeKeepers Association (GBKA) received the George Knight’s Memorial Award in 2018 as the British BeeKeeping Association making the most progress in examinations and assessments beyond the Basic Certificate.

In 2018, from the 75 Associations around the country, Gloucestershire BeeKeepers Association (GBKA) had the most Modules, General Husbandry, Honey Bee Health and Microscopy certificates gained, and Deputy Chairman Chris Strudwick, accepted the award on behalf of GBKA at the recent Annual Delegate’s Meeting in Warwick. The BBKA examination system provides the stepping stones for constructive development and learning and the success of many GBKA members in passing the exams speaks for the efforts put by all in this respect.

Exams 2018PassCreditDistinction
Basic1421
Module 181
Module 21
Module 353
Module 5113
Module 6
Module 732
Module 81
Bee Health3
Bee Breeding1
Gen. Husbandry3
Adv. Husbandry
Int. theory111
Adv. theory1
Qualified beekeeper3
Master beekeeper