Honey Show 2018

Lancashire and North West Beekeepers Association
www.eastlancsbees.org.uk
East Lancashire Branch
Annual Honey Show & October Meeting 2018
Sunday 21st October from 12.30pm

North Valley Community Centre, Birtwistle Ave, Colne, BB8 9RR
Entries to be submitted from 12.30pm until 1.30pm on the day of the show.

                          Judging method this year will be open starting from 2pm                                                                                with Judge Mr. John Goodwin

Beekeeping supplies of equipment & accessories available on the day from local Thorne representative Judith David

Pie & Peas served after judging/presentations

Guests are welcome, but only branch members may exhibit in the show

Honey Show Schedule 2018 Oct 21

CLASSES

(Extracted Honey must be exhibited in clear 454g(1lb) squat glass jars with gold laquered screw or twist off lids with flowed-in plastic seals)

Class 1 One 454g (1lb) Jar of Light Honey

Class 2 One 454g (1lb) Jar of Medium Honey

Honey Show

Class 3 One 454g (1lb) Jar of Dark Honey (not Bell Heather)

Class 4 One 454g (1lb) Jar of Ling Heather Honey

Class 5 One 454g (1lb) Jar of Blended Heather Honey

Class 6 One 454g (1lb) Jar of Naturally Crystallised Honey

Class 7 One 454g (1lb) Jar of Soft Set Honey, details on attached schedule. 

Class 8 One 454g (1lb) Jar of Honey gathered in 2018

Class 9 NOVICE CLASS – One 454g (1lb) Jar of Honey, any variety. Open to members who have kept bees for 3 years or less and have not previously won a prize for honey

Class 10 One “Blacked-out Jar” any size/shape/weight or Honey type judged on taste only, by the attendees of the show

(Extracted Honey must be exhibited in clear 454g(1lb) squat glass jars with gold laquered screw or twist off lids with flowed-in plastic seals)

Best Exhibit in Show

Class 11 One Frame of Honey suitable for extracting or pressing (deep or shallow)

Class 12 One Cake of Beeswax 200g – 260g

Class 13 One Decorative Beeswax Candle – any size, shape or colour (may be lit)

Class 14 One Wax Craft Exhibit

Class 15 One Bottle of Mead – sweet or dry

Class 16 One Honey Fruit Cake – recipe in attached schedule 

Class 17 Honey Fudge – recipe overleaf (will have piece removed for tasting)

Class 18 One Honey Dessert – any dessert containing honey (will have piece removed for tasting)

Class 19 One Photographic Print on any aspect of beekeeping

SPECIAL AWARDS

Not just Honey..

The Ken Preedy Memorial Cup For the best exhibit in the show

The Challenge Cup For the highest number of points in the show

The Ken Gaiger Memorial Trophy For the most improved beekeeper

The Ken Gaiger Education Shield For the best results in the Basic Beekeeping Examination

Honey Show Schedule 2018 Oct 21