NBKA was formed in 1923. Its aims then, as now, were to help beekeepers in Norfolk by providing talks on beekeeping subjects and to encourage and support new beekeepers.

Throughout the year the Association has a number of meetings which cover topical beekeeping subjects and, in the summer months, there are practical demonstrations at members’ apiaries. These meetings provide members with the opportunity to meet with other beekeepers and exchange ideas. The Association publishes a newsletter on a regular basis containing information about the Association’s events and items of topical interest, and also publishes a Year Book containing articles and information relating to the Association.

The Association is affiliated to the British Beekeepers’ Association and is able to communicate its views relating to beekeeping at a national level. Through the affiliation to the BBKA, members get third party liability insurance and a regular news letter.

The association is also a member of the Federation on Norfolk Beekeepers, and members may freely attend West Norfolk and King’s Lynn Beekeepers’ Association events.