Annual Honey Show – 2017


Make Saturday the 7th October 2017 a firm date to visit our Annual Honey Show this year.

Doors are open from 10:00am until 4:00pm with FREE admission to the Gym hall at Reigate Priory Middle School, Reigate.

(Look out for our posters – scroll down to view one now)

Our annual show seeks to provide a lively and interesting combination of exhibits, displays and stalls for all the family to enjoy and learn, including…

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        • the story of Honey Bees, Beekeeping and Reigate Beekeepers.

        • information about our Taster Day and Training Courses.

        • displays of our beekeepers entries in our Annual Competition Classes.

        • demonstration of Skep Making.

        • learning about how and what honey bees Forage for Nectar & Pollen.

        • Buy a Plant for your bee friendly garden.

        • Tombola stall to try your luck at – and help us raise funds for our training apiary.

        • opportunities to Sample and Purchase our bees’ Honey and other related products.

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This year our show’s theme will be ‘The Wonder of Beeswax and its many Uses’ and so in addition we will be providing …

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          • an explanation of How Honey Bees Make Wax

          • revelations about the mystery behind the Forming of the Hexagonal Comb

          • describing and showing How Bees Use their Wax. 

          • describing and showing How Man has Used the honey bees Wax … since early time.

          • examples of Beeswax based Products in use today.

          • Candle Making activity for children.

          • presentation of Harvesting & Preparing honey bee wax for Show and practical Use.

         

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Plus of course, an observation hive to enable you to study some of our busy bees safely behind glass, examples of our beekeeping equipment on display and explained, and many experienced beekeepers on hand to answer your questions about bees, beekeeping, and Reigate Beekeepers.

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Tea & coffee will be available from our refreshments stall, including, Honey biscuits and slices of Honey cakes.

Venue MapWe look forward to welcoming you during Saturday 7th October.

The school Gym venue is conveniently located in the centre of Reigate town, close to a number of public car parks and Morrisons car park, within the grounds of Reigate Priory Middle School, Bell Street, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 7RL

Pedestrian access to the venue, marked (G) on the map, is via entrance (E) from the Bell Street Car Park.

Click on map for a larger image

Look out for our posters (below). Maybe you could print and display one to help us in promoting this great day.

Click on the poster to download a pdf file.