Wisborough Green Beekeepers Association

a Division of West Sussex Beekeepers Association

Contact Details

If you need any help or information, please contact any of the following who would be pleased to help you.

Roger Patterson

Life President

Roger Patterson
Tel: 01403 790 637
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Roger started beekeeping in 1963, is our Apiary Manager and senior demonstrator and was our Chairman for 26 years. He is author, contributes articles to the bee press and travels widely lecturing and demonstrating.
Roger is seen here as the well known auctioneer at the annual WSBKA Bee Market and Auction. He is usually accompanied by his border collie Nell who is probably the best known dog in beekeeping.
He did a full term as a BBKA Trustee, is a BIBBA Trustee and Vice-President of BDI. He owns and manages the well known Dave Cushman's website http://www.dave-cushman.net/.
Murray West


Murray West
Tel: 01798 867048
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Murray was part of the new breed of beekeepers joining Wisborough Green after the Varroa mite infestation. He survived… as did his bees that he keeps in an orchard near his home. He is a hobbyist bee keeper working with 6 hives producing local honey for his village and is one of our demonstrators.
Tess Clarke


Tess Clarke
Tel: 07773 413 025
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Tess is a keen beginner, starting beekeeping in 2017. She keeps her bees on her smallholding.
Richard Gibby


Richard Gibby
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Richard has been beekeeping since 2012 developing a passion that he has had since he was young helping his grandfather beekeeping in Pembrokeshire.
Richard’s children often enjoy helping out with various beekeeping activities with their bees in the garden and are often seen at the teaching apiary too picking up a few tips, where Richard is one of our demonstrators.
Richard Gibby

Membership Secretary

Richard Gibby
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Newsletter Editor

Tamsin Farthing
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Richard Dyer

Judy Knight

Ray Noakes

Lisa Park

Sally Reay