To register for Apimondia 2013, in Kyiv, Ukraine, 24 September–4 October, go to apimondia2013.org.ua/en or click on the banner above.
JUNE 29 – WYE VALLEY BEEKEEPERS
CAR BOOT SALE OF BEEKEEPING EQUIPMENT AND GARDENING ITEMS
Ewyas Harold Memorial Hall car park, near Hereford HR2 0EL. 10.30-14.00. Boots £5, vans £10. Set up from 9.30. On-Site parking £1 per car. Height restriction for site 2.8 meters. Refreshments available. No live bees are to be brought to the sale. Any used beekeeping equipment should be cleaned and sanitised. If the weather is bad then selling will continue inside the hall. Directions from A465: turn towards Ewyas Harold village and the Memorial Hall is 500m on the right hand side.
Wimblington and Stonea Summer Show, Cambridgeshire. Beginners welcome. Three classes: jar of honey clear, set or creamed; any baked item with honey as an ingredient; item connected with bees or beekeeping. 20p a class. Liz Wright 01354 741538, firstname.lastname@example.org; Julie Dent 01354 741137, Peter Fulcher 01354 740912.
6-8 SEPTEMBER – MIDLANDS AND SOUTH WEST COUNTIES CONVENTION
Hosted by Herefordshire BKA. Three Counties Hotel, Hereford. Topical lectures and workshops; presenters of national standing. Bishops Palace Garden visit. Details and booking; www.mswcc.org.uk
SEPTEMBER 7-8 – BRISTOL HONEY FESTIVAL
At University of Bristol Botanic Garden BS9 1JB. Honey show with 17 classes and prizes including the Bristol Silver Queen trophy. Entry closing date 26/8/13. Details: www.bristolhoneyshow.co.uk or e-mail email@example.com Tel: 0117 9244836
SEPTEMBER 14 – WEALD BRANCH OF KENT BKA
Honey and craft show. Smarden Charter Hall (TN27 8NF). 10.00 to 16.30. Honey; observation hive; microscopy; exhibits; beekeeping equipment; craft stalls; local produce; plants; refreshments; lunches; auction of equipment. Admission; adults £1, children free.
SEPTEMBER 15 – THIRD ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF THE HONEYBEE
Brandon House Hotel, New Ross, CountyWexford, Ireland. Speakers: Micheál Mac Giolla Coda – Galtee black queens; Philip Mc Cabe – PRO, Federation of Irish Beekeeping Association, President of the European Council of Apimondia, (The Mooney show). Honey Show; Paddy Quinn Memorial prizes; primary school art competition; stalls; bee related products. Kids’ Corner – Snacks – Lunches – Full Bar. A great family day out. Doors open 12.00- 18.00. FREE ENTRY. Contact: Joe Nealon, Coordinator; tel: 086 3892041; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org . GPS:Please enter the following co-ordinates into your GPS: N 52°23.24′ W 06°56.70′
OCTOBER12 – EXMOOR FUN HONEY SHOW
Tithe Barn, Dunster TA24 6RY. Live commentary and tips from our honey judges to improve our knowledge of honey showing. Guest lecturers: Ivor Davis NDB; David Maslam. Beekeeping quiz. Entries 50p. Further details: www.somersetbeekeepers.org.uk
OCTOBER 24-26 – 2013 NATIONAL HONEY SHOW
St Georges College, Weybridge. Lectures, workshops, trade and educational exhibition. More on-line at: www.honeyshow.co.uk
NOVEMBER 16 – SUSSEX BEEKEEPERS’ ASSOCIATION
Annual Convention. Uckfield Civic Centre TN22 1AE. Speakers: Norman Carreck, Ian Homer, John Farmer, Margaret Ginman, Michael Keith-Lucas. Cost £25. Details at www.sbkaconvention.org.uk or from Harold Cloutt 01424 838302 email email@example.com
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