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Kennet is hosting the 2016 Wiltshire Honey Show!

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The Wiltshire BeeKeepers Association

ANNUAL HONEY SHOW

PROGRAMME 2016


  • 8.30 am Receipt of Entries

  • 9.50am Final receipt of entries

  • 10.00am Official opening of the Honey Show & Judging

  • 10.10am Lecture by Nigel Semmence, “Foreign pests and diseases

  • 11.00am Break

  • 11.15am Wiltshire BeeKeepers Association AGM

  • 12.00 noon Charity Appeal (muscular Dystrophy)

  • 12.10pm Cooking with honey, Vaughan’s Kitchen

  • 12.30pm Lunch

  • 13.15pm Lecture by Professor Adam Hart  

Living together – from molecules to honeybees

  • 14.15pm Fixers “Bee Aware”

  • 14.35pm Honey Show results & prizes

presented by Alan Stonell, the President of WBKA &

awarded by Jane Burton,  Mayor of Devizes

  • 14.55pm Dinah Sweet, show judge, “comments & observations”

  • 15.15pm Close and open viewing

  • 16.00pm Close


Trade exhibition: The Bee Depot; Northern Bee Books; Hive Originals; Bee Equipment (formerly Mann Lake); National Bee Unit; Meadow in my Garden; Bee Happy Plants; Wadworth Brewery, honey beer tasting and orders; Honey Sales; Candle rolling




  


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 Link to National Bee Unit for updates on the Asian Hornet situation.


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Click here for the Wiltshire Beekeepers Facebook page 

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If you would like to enter the show ....


Details on the entry process to be forwarded to branches in due course

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More cases of Chronic Bee Paralysis Virus are being reported.  If you are not sure what the symptoms are,  these excellent National Bee Unit videos may help you ID it in your hives.

And here's a link the the National Bee Unit website, packed with essential information for the diligent beekeeper


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Click here for the Wiltshire Beekeepers Facebook page 

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KBKA Guide Honey Price set at £6 per pound for 2016
Smaller or larger jars could be priced pro rata - eg £4.50 for 12oz.
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