BKKS (British Koi Keeping Society) Branches In United Kingdom. Join A Koi
People with a true love of pond keeping may well
find there are many advantages in joining a club of
one sort or another. The most active organisations
are those associated with the British Koi Keepers
Society (BKKS) and some of the branches are listed
The British Koi-Keepers' Society was
founded in 1970 by a group of people who quite
simply loved koi. In 1970 very little was known
about koi outside of Japan ... in fact little was
really known about good pond keeping practice in
general and the understanding of water quality in
terms of pond keeping was in its infancy.
created to allow an inter-sharing of ideas on how
best to keep koi in garden ponds. There were no
magazines like Nishikigoi International or Koi Carp
at the time.
Today, the BKKS broadcasts its activities in Koi Carp magazine
and online at http://www.bkks.co.uk/
BKKS also organize the UK National Koi Show and
the its 30th anniversary was held in 2005.
If you're more interested in finding a local
gardening or less formal koi or goldfish club speak
to your local garden centre or aquatics store. You
may well find notices and posters about events and
other local happenings.
Clubs are always looking
for new members.
Clubs often have a large
selection of books, CD's, DVD's and videos that can
are lent out. Annual membership fee are generally
Branches of the BKKS
BKKS & Heart Of England Koi Society
BKKS Avon Section
BKKS Central Section
Lea Valley & Harlow Section
Leicestershire Koi Section
Middlesex & Surrey Border Section
Peterborough & Cambs Section
Potteries & District Section
South East Section
South Wales Section
Suffolk & North Essex Section
Wirral & District
Worthing & District Section
South Hants Section
West Wales Section
Kennet Valley Koi Society
Other regions include ...