Wiltshire Bee & Honey Day

Wiltshire Bee & Honey Day

Wiltshire Bee & Honey Day

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Saturday, 12 October 2024 – 10am to 4pm

A fantastic day out for people thinking about taking up beekeeping, as well as old hands who want to learn a whole lot more. Incorporates the County Honey Show.

at The Devizes Corn Exchange, Market Place, Devizes SN10 1HS.

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2024 Activities

  • Talks – see below
  • The annual county honey show
  • Candle rolling – perfect for Christmas presents
  • Exploring inside a virtual hive
  • Honey beer tasting courtesy of Wadworth brewery
  • Mead tasting
  • Face painting
  • Exhibitors offering bee related food, drinks, gifts and products as well as beekeeping kit.

2024 Timings

  • 08.00 Doors open for exhibitors
  • 10.00 Show opens
  • 10.00-11.00 Some interesting things about bees – Professor Richard Picard, entomologist
  • 11.30-12.30 Medicinal uses of honey – Dr Lynne Hepplestone
  • 13.00-13.30
  • 14.00-15.00 The truth about honey – Lynne Ingram NDB
  • 15.00-16.00 Open viewing
  • 15.15 Prize giving and certificates on the stage
  • 16.00 Show closes

2024 Speakers

Some interesting things about bees – Professor Richard Picard, entomologist

Professor Robert Pickard is an international authority on the biology of honeybees and President of both the Cardiff Beekeepers Association and the UK Central Association of Beekeepers.

Medicinal uses of honey – Dr Lynne Hepplestone

Dr Lynne Hepplestone is a beekeeper and full-time small animal veterinarian at Ikhala Veterinary Clinic in Makhanda in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

To register for this event email your details to Georgia.Farley@devizes-tc.gov.uk

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Date And Time

12-10-2024 @ 10:00 AM to
12-10-2024 @ 04:00 PM
 

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