HBKA

THE HEREFORDSHIRE FESTIVAL OF BEES AND HONEY

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 17/09/2016
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location
Sutton St. Nicholas Village Hall

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festival-of-bees-posterTHE HEREFORDSHIRE FESTIVAL OF BEES AND HONEY

Bob web shot smallSutton St. Nicholas Village Hall
Bayley Way, Sutton St. Nicholas , HR1 3SZ

SATURDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER 2016
10.00 am – 4.00 pm

 

 

 

HBKA Honey Show:

Download the Honey Show Schedule here:  hbka-honey-show-schedule-2016

Programme of Talks:

  • 11.00 am David Vaughan – local author talking about “Herefordshire Local History” e.g. Alfred Watkins etc.
  • 12.00 am Dave Sutton – Regional Bee Inspector (retired) talking about “Bees in my Belfry (part 1)”
  • 1.00 pm Dave Sutton – Regional Bee Inspector (retired) talking about “Bees in my Belfry (part 2)”
  • 2.00 pm Colin Pavey – Seasonal Bee Inspector and current President of HBKA talking about “A Week in the Life of a Seasonal Bee Inspector”

Demonstrations:

Demonstrations of various aspects of beekeeping will take place on the STONE HOUSE APIARIES stand run by Bob and Kath Cross and will include:

  • How to assemble a beehive
  • How a honey extractor works
  • How to identify the queen bee (using an observation hive)

Bob and Kath will also be running a “Guess the weight of the frame” competition in which anyone can take part.

Stall Holders:

  1. Tasty Jane – Catering
  2. Kate Whiteman – Environmental Usborne Books for children.
  3. Myrtle’s Kitchen – jams and chutneys will be making a special honey recipe.
  4. Pips Cider – uses bees in his orchard.
  5. Tori Sutherland Border Plants – herbaceous perennials.
  6. Paul Gardner P & J Plants – insectivorous plants.
  7. Seggin Bees – natural products from the hive.
  8. Clare Vaughn Designs – making a range of bee products.
  9. David Vaughn – book signing + will give a talk on Herefordshire local history e.g. Alfred Watkins etc..
  10. MYA:Chocolate – handmade chocolates – will be producing a new honey chocolate.
  11. Beehive Bits – bee keeping equipment.
  12. Bumble Bee Books (new & old) – specialist beekeeping books.

 

Download a poster here: