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British National Honey Show 2013 Schedule A4

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with International Classes and Beekeepers’ Lecture

Organised by Sponsored by The

The National Honey Show Limited Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers

OPENING CEREMONY Thursday 24th October 2013 at 2.00 pm
Mr Phil McAnespie President, the Scottish Beekeepers’ Association

PRESENTATION OF CUPS AND TROPHIES Saturday 26th October 2013 at 3.45 pm
Dr David Aston, NDB Chairman BBKA, Member York and District BKA

DOORS OPENING TIMES Thursday 24th October Friday 25 th October Saturday 26 th October

9.00 am – 6.00 pm 9.00 am – 6.00 pm 9.00 am – 4.30 pm

ADMISSION: Non – Members £15.00 NHS Members FREE Accompanied Children, 16 yrs and under, FREE

Challenge Cups and Trophies Emergency Contact Details Entry Form Guidance for Exhibitors Lecture Programme BeeCraft National Honey Show Speakers’ Profiles Sponsors Membership Form National Council National Honey Show Executive Committee Programme & Lecture Convention Rules and Regulations Schedule of classes Confectionery County Classes Buckinghamshire Essex Kent London Middlesex National Trust Surrey Sussex Gift Junior Miscellaneous National Honey Show Members Open Photographic Show Judges Workshop Programme 16 2 21 24 7 3 5 4 20 14 13 3 26 34 36 39 38 36 40 39 40 37 37 34 35 32 36 29 33 15 9

For urgent and serious queries/problems immediately prior to, and during the show, contact Staging Manager, Clive Watson tel: 07771 990034 or Peter Matthews tel: 07743 134963


THURSDAY 24 TH OCTOBER 9:00 9:30 11:00 2:00 2:30 2:30 4:00 5:00 6:00 Doors open Mike Palmer Robert Paxton Opening Ceremony Mike Palmer Queen Rearing in the Sustainable Apiary Sponsored by The Bee Farmers’ Association Workshops – see page 9 Robert Paxton Pesticides and bees: a dangerous mix. Sponsored by Freeman & Harding National Honey Show AGM Followed by the Annual Meeting of the National Council. Show closes The Sustainable Apiary Sponsored by Maisemore Apiaries Origins and Evolutionary History of the Honey Bee Sponsored by EH Thorne (Beehives) ltd

FRIDAY 25TH OCTOBER 9:00 9:30 10:00 11:30 2:00 2:30 4:00 6:00 Doors open Mike Palmer Comb Honey Production in the Northern Champlain Valley Sponsored by The Artisan Honey Company Workshops – see page 9 Ricarda Kather Ghosts in the Hive – Varroa’s Lifecycle inside a Honey Bee Colony Sponsored by BCW Agriculture ltd Celia Davis The role of pollen in the lives of plants and bees Sponsored by BBWear Workshops – see page 9 Robert Paxton Nosema, a pervasive and persistent parasite of the honey bee Sponsored by BDI Show closes

SATURDAY 26th OCTOBER 9:00 9.30 10:00 11:30 Doors open Robert Paxton Origins and Evolutionary History of the Honey Bee BJ Sherriff Workshops - see page 9 Norman Carreck Science and the thinking beekeeper Sponsored by The British Beekeepers’ Association The Jean Blaxland Memorial Lecture Celia Davis A World of Scent Sponsored by Mr R Blaxland Workshops – see page 9

1:00 1:00



Mike Palmer

Keeping Bees in Frozen North America Sponsored by The Central Association of Beekeepers

3:45 4:30

Presentation of Trophies and Awards Show closes

These lectures suitable for absolute beginners and those in the first year of beekeeping will take place in the Recital Room on the first floor. SATURDAY 26 9:30 11:30 1:00 2:30

OCTOBER David Charles (Somerset BKA) Alan Byham (RBI South East) Iain Judge and Barnaby Shaw (London BKA) Wendy Maslin (Yorkshire BKA)

Swarms and Swarm Control Common Bee Diseases Products of the Hive Tasks Throughout the Year

The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledges the sponsorship of lectures, workshops and demonstrations by The Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers and
Mr R Blaxland, former Master of the Wax Chandlers The Artisan Honey Company BBwear BCW Agriculture Ltd BeeCraft Ltd Bee Farmers’ Association BDI British Beekeepers’ Association Central Association of Beekeepers Cool Water Direct E.H. Thorne (Beehives) Ltd Freeman & Harding Maisemore Apiaries Northern Bee Books SDC Trailers B J Sherriff


In 2003 he returned to the UK to take up a lectureship at Queen’s University Belfast. which she keeps at home in Berkswell. including the Examinations Board and Warwickshire County.Lecture Convention – Speaker profiles NORMAN CARRECK Norman has been keeping bees since the age of 15. Between 1991 and 2006 he was apiculturalist in the Plant and Invertebrate Ecology Division. project. near Coventry. After a year (2009/10) at Cornell University (USA) in the lab of Prof. Norman obtained the National Diploma in Beekeeping in 1996. CELIA DAVIS Celia began a lifelong interest in insects as a child and has been keeping bees for more than 30 years. She has been working on honey bees for the last 5 years and is very happy to be able to continue working in this area as part of the E. She has written many articles. where he and his group worked on social evolution. The project investigates how Varroa cheats the bees' recognition system to stay undetected inside the hive and the mechanism through which this is achieved. a Trustee of the C. insect conservation. Robert moved to Cardiff University in 1985 to work on bee biology with Professors Robert Pickard and John Free. particularly growing vegetables. ROBERT PAXTON After graduating from Sussex University. he could hardly have had a better introduction to bees and beekeeping than through these two world-renowned honey bee scholars. with responsibility for maintaining about 80 colonies of honey bees along with also being fully involved in the two research groups.R. on pollination ecology with Prof.S. was elected a Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society in 2004. He is a member of the Technical and Environmental Committee of the British Beekeepers Association. RICARDA KATHER Ricarda completed a Master's in Zoology at the University of Sheffield working on different projects ranging from inbreeding in zebra finches to the evolution of sea snails and. and obtained an NDB in 1994. nest mate recognition in honey bees. with a BSc Biological Sciences and a PhD in evolutionary ecology. and where he collaborates closely with the neighbouring 5 . He read Agricultural Science at Nottingham University and joined Rothamsted Research in 1987 as an agronomist working on nutrient uptake in cereal crops. renowned for his work on sweat bee phylogenies. When she is not involved with bees she enjoys gardening. Bryan Danforth. In 1993 he transferred to Uppsala University (Sweden) as a visiting postdoctoral researcher (as an EU Madame Curie Fellow) to develop his interests in population genetics with Professor Pekka Pamilo. Dennis British Beekeepers Research Trust. During that time she has served on various committees. a member of the Examinations Board for the National Diploma in Beekeeping.A. then in 1996 to the University of Tübingen (Germany) to focus on social evolution in sweat bees. and bee pathology with Brenda Ball. and a Fellow of the Society of Biology in 2011. Robert moved in August 2010 to the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg to take up the Chair in General Zoology in the Institute for Biology. had 2 books published. Ingrid Williams and Dr Juliet Osborne. and birdwatching. and lectures widely throughout the British Isles and Ireland.B. a member of the Science and Evidence Advisory Committee for the Defra "Healthy Bees Plan" and a UK member of the Management Committee of the international honey bee colony losses network "COLOSS". pollination and bee diseases. The Honey Bee Inside Out and The Honey Bee Around and About. has passed all the BBKA examinations. She maintained 14 colonies for most of her beekeeping life but has now reduced to 5. finally.

Beekeeping became way more difficult. after many years absence. of the honey show at the Eastern Apicultural Society. where he fell in love with the country. Splitting strong colonies reduced the honey crop and pollinating the local apple orchards made the whole operation fall apart with failing colonies. and then using those nucleus colonies to support the seven hundred honey production colonies. MICHAEL PALMER As a child. to cut back on the total number of production colonies in the apiary. from where he coordinates one of the BBSRC Insect Pollinators Initiative grants on ‘Emergent Diseases’ of bees. In 1998. and his wife. French Hill Apiaries produces. on average. Michael lives in St. a project run in collaboration with Drs Juliet Osborne (University of Exeter) and Mark Brown (Royal Holloway University of London). Not only did his bees winter more successfully and store larger surplus honey crops. Mike travels the country teaching sustainable beekeeping to anyone who will listen. and way more expensive. Believing that quality should always trump quantity. or spending countless hours in the queen rearing apiaries. Albans. and a new flock of Orpington chickens. he built French Hill Apiaries into a farm of nearly a thousand colonies. the fun level rose to new heights. 6 . About 1990. The result was not pretty. The first colonies of honeybees arrived in 1974 as packaged bees. even in a suburban New York City environment. the wisdom of buying in replacement bees came into question. a decision was made a number of years ago. pollination and honey bee diseases. insect conservation. broken equipment. which continues with its four research themes: social evolution. and over the following twenty odd years. Vermont with his wife Lesley. Michael spent most of his spare time outdoors. He escaped the city by going off to university in Vermont. and eventually the little bugs that we all hold so dear. and the excitement of the membership in anticipation of the 2013 show. The results changed his beekeeping forever. With ever increasing losses. Using a thousand nucleus colonies of various configurations as the basic support staff for each queen. He also maintains a position at Queen’s. could hold one captive. and focus on raising the best queens possible. it looks as if the show might be back to stay. the bees were hit first by Acarine mites and then Varroa. their Blue Tick hounds.group of Professor Robin Moritz. In 2012 he organized a return. far above the clouds. From the number of entries in that first show. Robert has re-established his group at Halle. Mike tried raising a few queens and wintering them in nucleus colonies. fascinated by the plants and insects and animals that. When not helping his crew manage the honey production colonies. and one thoroughly exhausted beekeeper. twelve hundred queens and forty tons of honey annually.

Peter Kennedy Peter Kennedy is a Research Fellow within Dr Juliet Osborne’s research group within the recently established Environment & Sustainability Institute of the University of Exeter. He is an active member of the Warwick and Leamington Beekeepers where he co-runs queen rearing courses. with emphasis on impacts & ecosystem service provision. European Association of Bee Research and British Ecological Society. He is a Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society and the Zoological Society of London. His family in France have kept bees for many years and this led to Martin’s interest in identification of the honey bee swarming process by analysing the time course of hive vibrations. This in turn led to working the BFA and others in a successful bid for an EU grant to produce a prototype monitoring device based on the use of accelerometers.uk/pollina tors/).THE BEECRAFT RESEARCH LECTURES PROGRAMME FRIDAY 25TH OCTOBER 09:30 – 10:45 Martin Bencsik 11:15 – 12:30 Peter Kennedy 12:45 – 14:00 David Evans 14:15 – 15:30 Thomas Nowotny 15:450– 17:00 Max Watkins Monitoring the condition of a hive by means of vibration. Microbiology) and Sussex (DPhil.). Computer models of the bee brain: how do bees recognise odour sources ? Vita’s bee health research Martin Bencsik Martin is a Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University with a background in Magnetic Resonance. 7 . Studying the effects of multiple stressors on honeybee colony development and survival. David Evans David Evans is Professor of Virology at the University of Warwick (UK). The plight of the honeybee: varroa and viruses. and a member of the British Beekeeping Association. Initially focusing his research on beneficial predatory insects. varroa and deformed wing virus (DWV). Recent research has considered how factors inside the hive interact with factors in the surrounding landscape to influence behaviour. the interaction between the honeybee. development and survival. over the past 10 years he has increasingly become fascinated by the dynamics and behaviour of pollinating insects. the role of RNA structures in virus replication and. a distant relative of DWV. Pete's research focuses on the interface between land use and the environment. in studies funded under the BBSRC Insect Pollinators Initiative (http://www. A graduate of Dundee University (BSc. in faculty positions at the Universities of Reading and Glasgow.bbsrc. he has worked for over two decades on the biology of poliovirus.ac. particularly honey bees. His research interests include virus evolution. His involvement in beekeeping started shortly after moving to Warwick (2006) and predated his interest in bee virus research.

Bee Diseases Insurance Limited The purpose of BDI is to help in the control of the foul brood diseases by providing some compensation to beekeepers who incur losses when European or American Foul Brood is confirmed by the Bee Inspector. BDI was set up nearly 70 years ago and is owned by the member beekeeping Associations. develop models of the brain of honeybees and employ them to control an autonomous flying robot. He studied at the Universities of Cardiff and Southampton and has worked with honeybees for over 20 years. In this project researchers at Sussex will. biological and artificial olfaction and cognition and learning in brains and machines. Protection and Research Sponsoring the National Honey Show lecture on Friday 25th Oct: ‘Nosema. He joined the University of Sussex in 2007 where he is now a Reader in the School of Engineering and Informatics. BDI also aims to sponsor research into the causes of bee health problems and to educate beekeepers about the issues in bee health and management of bee diseases.Thomas Nowotny Thomas Nowotny received his PhD in theoretical physics from the University of Leipzig. His broad research interests include problems in computational neuroscience. He has recently won funding for the "Green Brain Project" from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research council. Vita is well-known for its production of Varroa treatments and other products designed for bees and it runs a comprehensive programme of scientific research and development. Max Watkins Dr Max Watkins is a biologist. a pervasive and persistent parasite of the honey bee’ 8 . Germany in 2001 and subsequently was a postdoctoral researcher and assistant research scientist at the University of California. a British company dedicated to research and development in honeybee health. For Bees. Vita is involved in a number of research projects with Universities and Institutes internationally and has made some important contributions to the field of biology. He is the co-owner and Director of Vita (Europe) Limited. Education. in collaboration with colleagues at Sheffield University. San Diego. specialising in entomology and pheromone-based behaviour.

WORKSHOP & DEMONSTRATION PROGRAMME The National Honey Show has agreed that we hold a number of workshops to assist new or less experienced exhibitors in the art and skills of showing and help raise the general standard of exhibits. in view of the limited space available. This will facilitate a more informal discussion and ensure each person will receive proper attention. There will be a £5 non–returnable booking fee per workshop to prevent spaces being booked and not taken up.30pm 1 Preparing Wax for Show 2 Preparing Honey for the Show Bench 3 Microscopy – How to use a microscope 4 Marketing of Honey Products 5 Bee Disease Identification and Control 6 Beekeeping Photography Technique FRIDAY 25th OCTOBER 2013 at 10 am 1 Preparing Wax for Show 2 Microscopy (Bee Dissection) – with your camera 3 BBKA Exam Technique 4 Marketing of Honey Products 5 Skep Making (all day) 6 A to Z of Swarm Control th Peter Bashford Peter Schollick Alan Potter Christine Stevens Alan Byham Simon Croson £5 Peter Bashford Alan Potter Val Francis Christine Stevens Nick Mengham Phil McAnespie £5 £15 FRIDAY 25th OCTOBER 2013 at 2. Other workshops will cover subjects at a more advanced level.honeyshow. All workshops are scheduled for 2 ½ hours duration.uk/booking.honeyshow. the number of attendees will be limited. The system is now fully automated.uk for details. For enquiries email: nationalhoneyshow@gmail.30pm 1 Mead Making from Start to Drinking Ron Hunter There will be some starter kits available for a donation to Bees for Development 2 Candle Making – more hands on Bill Fitzmaurice £5 donation for candles made to Bees for Development 3 Make Your Own Toiletries Sara Robb 4 BBKA Basic Assessment Pam Hunter 5 BBKA General Husbandry John Hendrie 6 Skep Making – continued from morning Nick Mengham £5 9 . accepting advance bookings via PayPal. Anyone wishing to attend a workshop must book online at www. The workshops will take place in Science rooms but. The format for each workshop will be designed to identify and discuss methods of preparing and improving exhibits for the show bench with either a qualified Judge or an extremely experienced exhibitor.co. THURSDAY 24 OCTOBER 2013 at 2. Visit www.co.com Bookings will commence on 1 st September 2013 There is no additional charge for workshops for all paid members of the NHS or paid visitors unless otherwise stated to cover the cost of materials.

This workshop will guide attendees through the Basic Assessment.00 pm 1 Mead Making from Start to Drinking Ron Hunter There will be some starter kits available for a donation to Bees for Development 2 Make Your Own Skep – Part 2 Martin Buckle 3 Preparing Honey for the Show Bench Peter Schollick 4 Bee Disease Identification and Control Alan Byham 5 The Beekeeping Ladder: from Hobbyist to Commercial or Dan Basterfield Semi-Commercial Beekeeper 6 A to Z of Swarm Control Phil McAnespie BBKA Exam Workshops Val Francis . the Kent Wax Cup nine times and the Kent Beeswax Cup every year since it was presented in 2009. with typical questions used by assessors. with the help of the virtual hive. Peter Bashford – Preparing Wax for Show In the last 10 years at the National Honey Show Peter has won the Wax Bowl four times. He is well qualified to pass on tips and techniques for producing a prize winning exhibit. This Introduction to the General Husbandry Assessment will explain the purpose and standards expected of beekeepers taking the assessment.SATURDAY 26 OCTOBER 2013 at 09. She is a member of Central Sussex BKA.Exam Techniques Val Francis is Secretary to the BBKA Examinations Board and has a background in post 16 education. having been ‘going to’ for many years before. This will be useful information for anyone not familiar with exam techniques. A must for anyone considering taking Module 5 next March. This workshop covers approaches to exam preparation for the BBKA Module Examinations.30 am 1 Make Your Own Skep – part 1 2 Candle Making – more hands on £5 donation for candles made to Bees for Development 3 BBKA Module 5 4 Setting up and running a Teaching Apiary 5 Beekeeping Photography Technique 6 Make Your Own Toiletries th th Martin Buckle Bill |Fitzmaurice Margaret Thomas Roger Patterson Simon Croson Sara Robb £15 £5 SATURDAY 26 OCTOBER 2013 at 1. This will be an excellent primer for anyone considering taking the General Husbandry Assessment next year. is a Master Beekeeper and currently serves on the Examination Board of the BBKA. 10 . consider the depth of knowledge required and review a number of sample questions. The talk will cover a range of items from the syllabus. Pam Hunter . Margaret Thomas – Module 5 Margaret Thomas NDB is Examinations Moderator for the BBKA and the NDB. She will bring her extensive experience to this workshop on the Module 5 Examination. also techniques to use during the examination to interpret and answer questions accurately and to manage time constraints. It will take the mystery out of preparing for the assessment and offer hints and tips for gaining this assessment to show they are competent beekeepers.Basic Assessment Pam started about 23 years ago in a rural spot in the middle of Sussex. John Hendrie – General Husbandry John Hendrie is a Master Beekeeper and Assistant Moderator to the BBKA Examinations Board.

he holds a qualification in adult education. Come along to the workshop and learn how to take better photographs and how these can help you improve and enjoy your beekeeping. earning pocket money by clipping and marking queens. Making skeps has become Martin’s main beekeeping activity. In addition to honey production. I have exhibited at our local show and the National Honey Show. His interest in skep making stems from a wider enthusiasm for the history of beekeeping and he has demonstrated the craft at various events including the Kent County Show and the Step Back in Time working bygones event. skeps for films and also for normal swarm catching. Ronald Hunter – Mead Making Techniques and Tasting I have been making mead and country wines for several years. The workshop will include aspects of making mead and melomels. Muntons of Suffolk have very kindly donated 30 sachets of wine yeast and 30 recipe booklets for home brewing so all who attend will have something to take home with them. He demonstrates at many shows and teaches beekeeping groups all over the country. Alan is the Regional Bee Inspector for the South East and Nigel a Seasonal Bee Inspector. he returned to the family business in Devon six years ago. Martin and Nick aim to teach how to make skeps and not just run a production line. working in large companies. Along with being featured in a number of media and publication outlets the beekeeping images have received high acclaim. In recent years Nick has been running a number of beekeeping courses. Participants may bring a bottle of home made mead to include in the tasting. The overall aim of the 10 year Healthy Bee Plan is to achieve a sustainable and healthy population of honey bees for pollination and honey production in England and Wales. He has kept bees for over 35 years and is a BBKA Senior Honey Judge. There will be a selection of mead making equipment and demijohns available. Martin Buckle and Nick Mengham – Skep Making Martin is a retired science teacher from Milton Keynes. He is an active member of the Bee Farmers’ Association and holds the National Diploma in Beekeeping and the BBKA Master Beekeeper certificates. Simon Croson – Beekeeping Photography Technique Having been drawn into beekeeping some 7 years ago through photography it has been rewarding to see recognition at County (Lincolnshire). His degree is in Botany and Zoology so an interest in bees came naturally. together with discussion about preparation of show exhibits and tasting. and use. driving up husbandry standards and the management of pests and diseases.Dan Basterfield – The Beekeeping Ladder Daniel grew up with beekeeping. he hires out his hives for fruit pollination. National (National Honey Show). After 15 years. A key priority of the plan is to deliver an enhanced training and education programme for beekeepers. Participants who wish to have these items should make a donation to Bees for Development . 11 . Nick began beekeeping over 20 years ago and now has around 150 hives in Kent. and World (Gold Apimondia 2011) level for some of my images. from a one day introduction to basic bee husbandry and skep making. He has kept as many as 50 hives but has also developed various craft interests. Few will finish their skeps on the day but we hope all will go home with the knowledge and materials needed to finish the job.. He has made replica historical skeps for re-enactment groups. from some of the most regarded beekeepers both in the UK and further afield. Alan Byham– Bee Health Workshops.

moved into NHS management and retired last year after 20 years as the Chief Executive of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences.Bill Fitzmaurice – Candle Making Bill is an urban beekeeper who has maintained 20 or so colonies in the suburbs of Harrow in North West London for the last 15 years. producing and selling up to a ton of honey a year and she is the President of West Sussex Beekeepers’ Association. He is an advocate of maximising the harvest from his bees and this includes not only honey but also wax by retrieving as much as possible from cappings. to include getting the product right. Alan is a skilled microscopist and teacher. The workshop will cover all aspects of marketing honey and hive products. fragrances. The supplemental fee will cover the cost of ingredients. methods of taking and hiving a swarm. lip balm base. She has kept bees. honey jars and holding position. Each participant will leave with a luxurious selection of toiletries made with beeswax and honey. founded in 1983. Ayrshire. turning swarms into a productive colony. beeswax body butter and a beeswax and honey moisture cream. honeys in the comb – holding position. old frames. Christine Stevens . He is the Managing Director of Brunel Microscopes. Sara Robb – Make Your Own Toiletries Learn to make a selection of honey and beeswax toiletries. packaging. following the schedule 100%. as far as possible in the time permitted: . Phil McAnespie – A – Z of Swarming Phil has kept bees for approximately 30 years and usually runs about 10 colonies near Burn’s cottage. The workshop will demonstrate candle making and provide a hands-on opportunity to make rolled and moulded candles as well as simple dipped candles which he considers the most satisfying to make. and his routines for both getting the honeys and preparing them for the show bench. Alan Potter – Microcopy – How to Use a microscope and Honeybee Dissection with a Camera Alan began his career in hospital laboratories. including. He is currently the President of the Scottish Beekeepers’ Association. participants will learn to make a few of Dr Sara’s Honey Potions. This workshop will be of particular benefit to those considering sitting the BBKA examination module 1. Dr Sara will begin the workshop with a demonstration of how to make her best selling Honey Bee Soap.Working the bees. Peter Schollick – Preparing Honey for the Show Bench Peter has won many of the National Honey Show trophies and helped win the ‘Smallholder Shield for Yorkshire on several occasions. He is a regular at his local honey shows and at the National. labelling and product development as well as a practical approach to identifying sales objectives and sales strategy. and packaging for each participant. since the mid 1990s. Following the demonstration.Marketing of Honey Products Christine Stevens worked in Sales and Marketing for over 30 years. Alloway. nuclei and their use in swarm control. culled drone brood and brace comb. The workshop will cover the varying reasons behind swarming. He will cover. with her husband John. various types of honey. In his two workshops he will be covering some aspects of the BBKA Microscopy syllabus. methods of swarm control/prevention. 12 .

Mrs. 1 Baldric Road.. Mrs. Mrs. R Maurer. V Rhenius Webmaster : Steve Turner Publications Officer: Mrs C Lewis Other Committee members J Burbidge. Cheadle. Mrs C Lewis. C Lewis. SK8 4AB CS Mence. (Convenor: C Watson) J. WS Mundy H F Capener. . Rev HF Capener. Gatley. WS Mundy. 9 The Pines. 130 The Vale.co. JD Hendrie. HF Capener.NATIONAL HONEY SHOW PRESIDENT: PATRONS: J Chapple. 27 Acacia Grove. Surrey. B Diaper. R Champion. JD Hendrie. CS Mence. J Purcell. M Davies P Matthews Chief Show Steward: C Watson Staging Manager: C Watson Schedule Convenors: P & C Matthews Show Supervisor: R Jackman Publicity Secretary: Mrs. J Burbidge. G Smith) J Burbidge. Mrs. Kent. M Davies. Contact any Officer via the web site . S Turner (Convenors: P&C Matthews) Miss E Brown. Registered Office: 1 Baldric Road. R Maurer. Mrs. Kent CT2O 2NR MF Haynes. Mrs V Rhenius PUBLICITY: SCHEDULE: STAGING: FINANCE: (Convenor: Mrs. Spital. HF Capener. J Tinsey. Chapple.uk.A Pedley. JM Duffin. M Davies. Mrs. D Loo. D Smart (all of whom are Trustees and Directors of the National Honey Show Ltd. JD Hendrie. 98 Gatley Road. The Master of the Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers (ex officio). Directors and Trustees: see the Finance Committee above Web site: www. CH 63 9FH Mrs. Dr HRC Riches D Smart. J Chapple. KT3 3BJ Telephone 020 8942 7505 Chairman: Vice-Chairman: General Secretary: Assistant Secretary: Treasurer and Membership Secretary: EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Chief Show Supervisor: WS Mundy Archivist: JD Hendrie Lecture Convenor: S Croson Cup Secretary: N Champion Delegate to and J Chapple Draw Secretary: Mrs. J Tinsey. London. Wirral. Mrs M Davies. JM Duffin. Secretary: The Revd.) The National Honey Show Ltd is a Registered Charity (No 233656) and a Company Limited by Guarantee (No 266722). Cheshire. The following serve the Show in specified capacities. J Chapple. S Croson. R Jackman. NW11 8SL Revd. WS Mundy. Mrs. Folkestone. New Malden. 13 . CT2O 2NR Hon. EA Duffin Chief Cashier: Mrs C Wilkinson SUB COMMITTEES The Chairman. Folkestone. General Secretary and Treasurer are ex-Officio Members of all Sub-Committees together with: EDUCATION: (Convenor Mrs. but are not members of the EC Sales Hall Co-ordinator: D Loo Cup Secretary (Assistant): Mrs. A Pedley A representative of BeeCraft (ex officio). R Maurer.honeyshow. C Lewis liaison with BBKA: Entries Secretary: JD Hendrie Overseas liaison: B Diaper Judges’ Referee: Miss E Brown Workshop Convenors: B Diaper Asst Judges’ Referee: Mrs. Vice Chairman. G Smith. V Rhenius).

Smart HON. Mrs J Telfer G Ford S Harvey. MP Smith Mr & Mrs J Holderness Ms S Bassey. AC Waring. Bucks County BKA Bournemouth and Dorset South BKA Cambridgeshire BKA Carshalton and District BKA The Central Assn. M Lynch. C Watson Mrs J Tinsey R Dowson. M Sheasby Ms J Moseley T Clare. R Brocklehurst. EF Hilder RA Bagnall. P Cook R Maurer Mrs H Blackburn. W Messenger Mrs S Carter. Miss A Woods J Chapman Ms E Heath. of Beekeepers Cheshire BKA Chesterfield BKA Cornwall BKA Devon BKA Dorset County BKA Dover and District BKA Essex BKA Gloucestershire BKA Hampshire BKA Herefordshire BKA Hertfordshire BKA Federation of Irish BKAs Isle of Wight BKA Kendal and South Westmorland BKA Kent BKA Kings Lynn and W Norfolk BKA Lancashire and North West BKA Lincolnshire BKA London BKA Medway BKA Federation of Middlesex BKAs Norfolk BKA Northamptonshire BKA Nottinghamshire BKA Oxfordshire BKA Peterborough and District BKA Petersfield BKA Scottish BKA Somerset BKA South Staffordshire BKA Stratford-on-Avon BKA B Steadman Mrs F Cook.NATIONAL COUNCIL THE NATIONAL COUNCIL is the governing and policy-making body of the National Honey Show. Mrs J Spon-Smith. Mrs B Wright Dr R Bache.Secretary for Corporate Membership. Bee Improvement & Bee Breeders’ Assn. N Trood S Halford M Osborne 14 . SECRETARY : Revd HF Capener Avon BKA Bedfordshire BKA BeeCraft Federation of Berks. M Murdin. J Mumford M Gleeson. W Fisher Mrs MJ Davies T Carter. CHAIRMAN: D. M Rose FN Daynes Ms D Park Miss E Brown. J Chapple . Mrs IC Waring A Barber. Mrs C Butler. Mrs S Perkins. BKAs The British Beekeepers’ Assn. C Evans. All Beekeepers’ Associations are invited to apply to the Hon. MS Jordan P Chaunt. D Chase. M MacGiollacoda Mrs M Case P Llewellyn P Bashford. The current membership of the National Council is listed here together with the names of their representatives. J Rayner MF Steggals Ms P Allen TE Ashley. C Edge B Henderson Smith CJ Utting Mrs L Gasson Ms M Leigh J McNeill W Messenger Ms D Park JS Robinson R Dartington.

Ms C Gould. MF Haynes. JD Hendrie. NEEDLECRAFT I Craig (Renfrewshire) J Donoghue (Co Offaly) JM Duffin (Hampshire) Mrs M Hill (Kent) M MacGiollaCoda (Co Tipperary) P Matthews (Dumfries-shire) J Orton (Warwickshire) TA Salter (North Somerset) P Sanders (Netherlands) Mrs D Sweet ( Caerphilly) CJ Symes (Buckinghamshire) MEAD A Brown (Yorkshire) Miss F Dickson (Norfolk) D Pulley (Kent) CANDLES J Chandler (Yorkshire) M Buckle (Buckinghamshire) COMMERCIAL WAX Dr S Case-Green (Surrey) BBKA ESSAY Convenor: Mrs M Hill (Kent) B Dennis (Northamptonshire) P Sutcliffe (Cheshire) HONEY BEER T Hampson (Oxfordshire) J Porter (London) S Williams (London) PHOTOGRAPHY Convenor: J Bunting (Dorset) M Blackburn (Berkshire) E Piper (Hampshire) MICROSCOPY G Collins (Yorkshire) INVENTIONS P Smith (EH Thorne Beehives Ltd) VIDEOS. C Deaves J Hill. Mrs C Matthews. N Walsh J Craddock. Dr B Roberts K Beddoe. D Shannon JM Duffin. GH Moxon. B Pratt K Flynn Mr & Mrs WD Fildes.com Ass’t Judges’ Referee: Mrs Margaret Davies Email: margaretdavies773@btinternet.Suffolk BKA Surrey BKA Sussex BKA West Sussex BKA Thanet BKA Thurrock BKA Twickenham and Thames Valley BKA Ulster BKA Warwickshire BKA Worcestershire BKA Yorkshire BKA Elected Members I McQueen Mrs M Bonard HR Cloutt. CDs and DVDs Bill Turnbull (London) 15 . W Sleightholme MJ Badger. Mrs J Tinsey. I Flatman. B Diaper. Mr & Mrs C Church Ms J Band. S Turner SHOW JUDGES FOR 2013 Judges’ Referee: Miss Enid Brown Email: enidbrown6@gmail. BEESWAX CONFECTIONERY.com HONEY.

CHALLENGE CUPS AND TROPHIES All cups & trophies are Perpetual unless marked § Cups and trophies may not be taken outside the UK and Eire Title. c The M Cormick Cup 1998 Mr E McCormick Combings Cup 1973 Harry Allen Family and BBJ The Wax Bowl 1963 Mr & Mrs E Padmore The Candlestick Trophy 1974 Miss DV Burch Mead Makers’ Mazer 1949 Mead Makers’ Ltd Leslie Thorne Trophy 2010 EH Thorne (Beehives) Ltd Moorcroft Bowl 1927 Re-presented by HG Hilder 1950 Jill Foster Memorial Trophy 2011 Sarah Foster National Cup 1967 Mrs A Nicholson Note 2 The HJ Wadey Trophy 1991 Mrs Jenny Wadey Anderson Memorial Cup 1947 Mrs & Dr John Anderson Winner at the Show 2012 Not awarded Ms A Sajwani Mr J McNeill Mr P Sanders Not awarded Not awarded Mr A Willis Mr A Gibb Mr M Barke Mr D McIntyre Mr A Willis Not awarded Not awarded Ms J Houghton Mr J Summerville Mr R Maurer Mrs Sue Carter Mr M Barke Tatton Brewery Ltd Mr F Howard Mrs D Pearce Not Awarded Mr B Fisher Mr P Schollick Class 1 3 4 6 9 10 11 12 13 15 18 20 21 22 26 29 33 38 41 44 48 49 50 79 16 . Donor. Bt. Conditions and year of presentation Hamlin Cup 1959 Mrs BW Hamlin Hender Cup 1973 Mr & Mrs AJ Read Apis Club Commemoration Cup L Illingworth Medal of Ukraine 2011 Brotherhood of Ukrainian Beekeepers Crystal Palace Cup 1923 Crystal Palace Trustees The Ross Rose Bowl 1963 Mrs MC Ross Plender Cup § 1933 Lord Plender Note 2 EH Thorne Trophy 1970 Chomhnascadh Cumann 2010 Beachairí na h-Éireann Trophy FIBKA The John Sturdy Cup 1984 Badgerdell Cup 1950 Badgerdell Apiaries E Graham Burtt Cup § 1953 A Dodd Note 2 Burnett Cup 1935 Sir David Burnett.

Dewey Cake Cup § Mrs Dewey 1936 Note 2 Mrs M Stephens Not Awarded Not Awarded Not Awarded Not Awarded 23 Croydon Beavers Mr P Bashford 84 92 93 94 95 96 101 School Apiary Shield 1959 EH Taylor Ltd.R. McKenna Cup 1962 Guildford Div SBKA Tollington Shield 1967 JC Older BBKA Schools’ Cup 1959 British Beekeepers’Association Rolt Trophy 1975 Mr & Mrs AC Rolt The Jack Holt Trophy 2012 Mrs J Naylor Chairman’s Trophy 1983 Mr G Ryan 110 FJ Crow T Bradford Cup 1963 Mr P Bashford 112 T Bradford Millennium Punch Bowl 2000 Mr M Burke 113 Mr P Springall The Ison Quaich 1998 Mr J Watts 114 Miss B Ison Mrs BW Hamlin Cup 1963 Mr P Schollick (Best Entry) 71-76 Mrs BW Hamlin Presented to mark the visit of H.H. The Princess Royal 1962. & GW Knights Millennium Mead Coaster 2000 Mr J Mummery 39 Mr & Mrs PD Lishman Note 13 Millennium Metheglin Coaster 2000 Ms C Perry 40 Mr & Mrs PD Lishman Note 13 JEAN BLAXLAND MEMORIAL AWARDS Jean Blaxland Memorial Prize for Mead Mr R Blaxland 2006 Jean Blaxland Memorial Prize Mr R Blaxland 2006 £50 Mr J Watts Best Mead in Show Best Exhibit by a Lady Note 14 £50 Mrs S Carter 17 . Members’ Cup 1950 Mr G Ryan (Most Points) 101-114 Revd & Mrs DL Bryce Replaced by WJ Foubister 1988 Apis Club Cup (AZA) 1924 Mr A Willis Note 1 Apis Club The Thistle Cup 1963 Mrs C Matthews Note 3 IG Rankin The Harry Grainger Trophy 1990 Mrs D Sweet Note 6 Mrs Kathleen Grainger The Windermere Cup 1991 Mr A Jefferson Note 7 Dr Susan Jones Tyrone Crystal Bowl 1992 Mr J Summerville Note 8 Two Georges Skep 1993 Mrs W Maslin Note 9 G Hawthorne.

Kent Classes Coronation Cup 1953 Mrs K Wreford 122 Col HC Ralls Smith Cup 1923 Not awarded Most points in 126 Mrs J Smith The Kent Wax Cup 1972 Mrs L Fancote 127 JW Holt Beeswax Cup 2009 Mrs K Wreford 128 Coronation Mead Mazer 1953 Mr J Chapman 129 or 130 Messrs Boots Ltd & WC Davis Bee Cup 1925 Mr B McCulloch 133 Anon. Previously won outright. Bt. Re-presented by RJ Fitall 1988 The Frank Crow Trophy 1995 Mr P Bashford Note 10 Mrs JD Crow MIDDLESEX CUPS Dr Gregg Cup Robert Lee Cup Carter Cup (replaces ‘Woodman Cup’) CH Knifton Cup Frazer Cup The John Wilson Cup 1999 The Alec Day Cup 1999 Harrow Association gaining highest points in Classes 201-211 Mrs J Telfer Member gaining highest points in Classes 201-211 Mrs J Telfer Best Honey in Middlesex Classes Mr R Hunter 208 Mr C Beale 209 Mr J Wilkinson see note 11 Mrs M Hunter see note 12 SURREY CUPS Egerton Smythe Cup Miss MM Smythe Lawrence Cup FH Lawrence Hood Chalice Sir J Hood. 1967 1942 1986 Mr A Boagey Not Awarded Mr A Gibb 145 146 148 18 . Barnes Cup 1923 Mr P Bashford Note 4 Vincent Cup 1931 Mr P Bashford Note 5 GJC Vincent.COUNTY AWARD Smallholder County Challenge Shield The ‘Smallholder’ Yorkshire BKA County Association (including Channel Islands ) gaining highest points in classes 9-88 BUCKINGHAMSHIRE CUPS Lord Cadman Cup Lord Cadman Lawrie Webb Shield Bucks County BKA Dodd Cup Tremearne Cup 1947 1995 Mrs S Carter Mrs S Carter Highest points in Classes 221-232 Best entry in Class 221 1936 1971 ESSEX CUPS KENT CUPS Mrs M Harris Highest points 181-192 Mr T Gradosielski 186 Commemoration Cup 1922 Mr P Bashford Most points in Anon.

2. 3. 10. Most points in classes 121. 5 wins in successive years to win outright. 25. Most points gained by a female novice in Middx. 106 and 108 and gained by an English beekeeper with apiaries in England 8. 7. Restricted to ladies entered individually in the Open and Members’. 11-40 and 71-88. Classes who has not won a Middx cup before. 2. 5. any size. 13. Aggregate points in Open and Kent Classes. 27. Most points in Classes 15. from classes 24 and 109. Most points in Classes 1.124. Wax and Mead Classes. 20. Most points gained by a male novice in Middx Classes who has not previously won a Middx cup.123. Berry Cup Mr R Bond Mrs R Bond Mrs R Champion Mr R Bond Mrs C Gould Most points 161-169 Second ditto Third ditto 170 171 Notes relating to award of Challenge Cups and Trophies 1. 74. 9. Most points gained in the Gift Classes 71-88. Three wins in successive years to win outright. Best frame. Surrey BK points in Classes 141-154 Coronation Cup 1953 Mr A Gibb Most points Mr & Mrs JJ Jones in Classes 141-154 Douglas Cup 1958 Not awarded Most points Surrey BKA in Classes 141-154 between Wimbledon and Croydon Divs WJ 1968 Cup 1968 {Mr R Maurer Reigate Member with most Miss M Whyte Johnstone {Mrs C Perry points in Open Classes Mather Cup 1927 Mr A Gibb Surrey Member with Re-presented by Mrs Furness 1979 most points in Open classes SUSSEX CUPS Lady Denman Cup Crawley Cup Mrs Matthews Cup PJ Cup P.Silver Jubilee Bowl 1935 Not Awarded 150 Surrey BKA Not to be held more than 3 years Hosegood Cup Not awarded Croydon Member with most Croydon Division. Most points in NHS Members’ classes 101-114 gained by Scottish Beekeeper with apiaries in Scotland 4. Most points gained by an Irish Beekeeper in Open & NHS members’ classes. Class 9 by Warwickshire BKA Commenced 1995 in memory of Jim Watson Class 96 by Miss Avey Memorial Fund Commenced 1996 Class 93 by Mr E Mc Cormick Commenced 2000 Class 17 by Northants BKA Commenced 2001 Class 40 by Hampshire BKA Commenced 2001 (The Pullinger Prize) Class 91 by Revd HF Capener Commenced 2001 Class 26 by Somerset BKA Commenced 2002 Class 94 by Bedfordshire BKA Commenced 2006 Class 38 by Gloucestershire BKA Commenced 2007 in memory of Robin Hooper Class 23 by Dorset South BKA Commenced 2007 Class 6 by Brotherhood of Ukrainian Commenced 2009 for 10 years Beekeepers Class 47 by Mrs C Wilkinson Commenced 2010 19 . Honey. 14. Elcock. 6.J.131 and 132. PRIZE MONEY ENDOWMENTS The Show acknowledges with appreciation the following 20 year Endowments: Class 79 by the late Mr JW Holt Commenced 1995 after 20 years as President. Esq.122. 12. Most points gained by member of Kent BKA in NHS Members’ and Kent classes 11.

………...….* Lecture Convention ……….... Surrey......... Date …………………….* Hamlin Prize Fund………. 27 Acacia Grove............* Total Remittance 12 P 00 Cheques etc......... Contact Membership Secretary for details – see above. KT3 3BJ BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP FOR £12 PER ANNUM These include admission to the show at all times. counterfoils enclosed * Donations * Please see note * below General Fund…………………………...... and the right to exhibit in the special members’ classes and to attend the Annual General Meeting.....MEMBERSHIP FORM PLEASE.. 20 ... Signature………………………………………………...... Tel No ............... attendance at lectures and workshops.. ………………………………… Post code ……………………………………………....... CS Mence... Please post this completed form together with your payment to the Membership Secretary..E-mail ........00 Name(s) of family members Subscription – Life Member @ £200.....only use this form if you do NOT intend to exhibit this year With a copy of this form persuade a friend to join £ Name of Member NHS Membership No (if known) Subscription – Additional family members @ £6...... made payable to: NATIONAL HONEY SHOW LTD * If tax payers will tick this box  the Show will be able recover any tax paid on donations..………. Payment can be made by standing order. …………………….... New Malden.. Address of member ……………………………………………………………………… .. ………………………………………………………………………...... over 65 @£120 Partner under 65 @ £75.....……….. an advance copy of the schedule..... over 65 @ £50 Draw tickets bought..………........ thus increasing the value of the support.

... TONBRIDGE. Microscope Slides and Essay Classes must be received by 9 th September....... JD Hendrie......Life Member @ £200 over 65 @ £120 Subscription ...... I am a member of ... counterfoils enclosed * Donations General Fund* * Please see note Hamlin Prize Fund * * below Lecture Convention * Total Remittance £ * If tax payers will tick this box the Show will be able recover any tax paid on donations. to the Entries Secretary..ENTRY FORM ONE FORM PER EXHIBITOR Same size copies of both sides of the entry form.. 26 Coldharbour Lane.... Hildenborough....Member @ £12. For the purposes of calculating the points towards cups and the Smallholder County Challenge Shield... Entry forms for classes 54 -62 ie Video. TN11 9JT to arrive.... Any queries in relation to your entries should be made to: The Entries Secretary... by 1st October 2013... are acceptable. Tel No………..... fully completed.00 Subscription – Additional family members @ £6...………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Post Code ………………………….....96.. If delivering entries on Thursday morning (see rule 3b) tick this box  Total Entry Fees from previous side Single Late Entry Fee (See Rule 1) @ £5.co..Branch/Division (One County and one Branch only to be specified) (State age for Classes 90 ..... Title …… First Name …………………… Family Name ……………………………………… NHS Membership No (if known) ………………………………………………………………….………………………………………… email…………………………………………………………………………………………………. J Hendrie...honeyshow.... over 65 @ £50 Draw tickets bought. together with the total remittance shown below.Life Member’s partner @ £75....00 Buying-in Charges (See Rule 21) Subscription .County ...uk This form must be returned.. Photographic .. 21 . and for any Junior entering Open classes and Surrey members under 16)……….... late entries are not accepted. Address ………………………………………………………………………………………………… .00 each Subscription . Please complete in block letters........ address below or contact via website at www. entries sent after this date may still be accepted up to the 20th October 2013 provided the single late entry fee is included........... for all classes except 54 -62.

Read.. complete and sign the declaration below Make sure all your exhibits are correctly labelled before delivery to the Show.Class No Official Use only Description of Exhibit Buy In Entry Fees £ p Total Entry Fees carried over PLEASE... Signature ……………………………………………. Make sure the correct remittance is enclosed.Date ……….. If more than one competitor's exhibits are sent in one container. pin a note on the inside of the lid. Read the rules and regulations carefully. Don't leave your entry until the last minute. 22 . DECLARATION (This must be completed in full for entries to be valid: Rule 22) I have read and agree to abide by the Rules and Regulations of the Show and accept any decision of the Show Committee as final. Complete one entry form for each exhibitor.

Hon. National Honey Show. and School Classes at any Honey Show. At some shows the Novice Class is strictly for those who have never competed before. For a once only payment of £200 . you can become a member of the Show for your ‘Life’ A spouse or partner can similarly become a Life Associate Member for the life of the Full Member on making a single payment of £75. which when completed by the Show Secretary. the associate membership ceases when the full membership finishes. The ticket only requires filling in and signing by the Show Secretary to make it valid for the admission of the prize winner and friend to the National Honey Show. Applications accompanied by copies of the last Show Schedule and an indication of the number of entries received. Beginners.F. School and Junior Classes have no limitations. Folkestone. Kent. Hon.ENDOWMENTS contd from p19 Class 21 by Worcestershire BKA Class 88 by CS Mence McCormick Cup costs Class 19 by Surrey BKA Class 13 by M Badger Commenced 2011 Commenced 2011 in memory of Mrs EM Mence Commenced 2011 in memory of Mr E McCormick Commenced 2012 Commenced 2013 in memory of Peter Springall. Stoneleigh. The above sums are reduced for those over 65 to £120 and £50. 23 . the ticket carries with it a copy of the Schedule and Programme and admission to the Show including the Convention Lectures on the day selected by the recipient. will entitle the winner to a free entry to an Open Class at the National Honey Show and free admission to the Show. they all qualify. 1 Baldric Road. Ulster BKA. H. Scottish BKA. General Secretary. CT20 2NR or BBKA Sales. Folkestone. c/o National Beekeeping Centre. The range of classes at a Honey Show eligible for the scheme is subject to the widest interpretation. Kent. H. Such data will only be used for the purposes of the Show and will not be sold on. in appreciation of his many years as Show Supervisor JOINT BBKA NATIONAL HONEY SHOW BLUE RIBBON AWARD The Blue Ribbon is designed as the premier award at Honey Shows round the country.F. General Secretary. CT20 2NR LIFE MEMBERSHIP Take out Life Membership NOW. CS Mence at the address on page 20 DATA PROTECTION ACT All members and exhibitors should be aware that the Show is no longer registered under the Data Protection Act. The National Honey Show. at others the classes are open to those who have never won a 1st prize before. respectively. 1 Baldric Road. CV8 2LG NOVICE PRIZE WINNERS GIFT ADMISSION TICKETS Offered to winners of Novice. Personal data will be held on a computer. should be addressed to Revd. Please note that the Blue Ribbon may only be awarded by BBKA. Capener. and has attached to it a voucher. Junior. Guard against future inflation. Capener. so long as the Novices and Beginners Class is for Beekeeping products and is at a Honey Show or in the Beekeeping Section of another kind of Show. Membership Secretary. Of course. Welsh BKA or Federation of Irish BKA judges at shows that attract over 100 entries in all beekeeping classes. Warwicks. It is issued by the Revd. Contact the Hon.

A ‘Junior’ is an individual (or group) all under 16 years at the time of the show. Junior Exhibitors who exhibit in the fully open classes are eligible for a Junior Incentive prize. Only cork stoppers with white plastic flanges are to be used and these are widely available for purchase. 24 . The Judges’ referee will advise on any queries arising from the results. but please note the following exemptions from the rules. CANDLES To be displayed flat. Base of lid Do not allow air gap above surface of honey honey New exhibitors are advised to consult any relevant NHS Publications (see page 25) UNITS OF MEASUREMENT AND DIMENSIONS Metric measurements are to the nearest practical equivalent of Imperial.GUIDANCE FOR EXHIBITORS ENTRY FEES AND INCENTIVES The appropriate entry fee is stated at the beginning of each section. Any prize money will be paid in sterling. BOTTLE STOPPERS Please note Rule 12 regarding these. Because these are difficult to acquire in some parts of the country there will be a supply available at the show for purchase. The prize will be available in addition to any prize money due to the placing.00 cash and be payable to any junior who has not received such a prize previously in respect of the same class. Exhibitors will have the advantage where there are slight discrepancies between the two scales. It is regretted that any cups awarded may not leave the British Isles. Weights With the many makes of honey jar available and their varying weights (up to 20g in some cases) the only way of the judge being certain that the jar contains 454g (1lb) of honey is if there is no air gap visible between the surface of the honey and the lower edge of the lid. Overseas Exhibitors may pay their subscriptions and entry fees in sterling at the show to save on currency charges. STANDARDS Judges expect the “National” high standard of exhibit and will make or withhold awards accordingly. After judging these will be mounted by the stewards on to three thin stainless steel spikes on a fixed base which will be provided by and remain the property of the National Honey Show. The value will be £5.

3rd. London. by SW Andrews No. Staging will not involve the use of any adhesive of any sort on the reverse of prints. 5 Production and Exhibition of Comb Honey. vouchers and prize cards will normally be available for collection from the cashier’s desk from the second day of the show. 7 Judging Honey in the Jar. but any cardboard boxes must be taken away. 1 Preparation of Liquid Honey. Production and Exhibition of Heather Honey. This is not a total exclusion as regards exhibits from overseas. 2 Mead and Meadmaking.BEM No. by G Vickery No.80 each including p&p or the full set for £12. These restrictions relate to hive products. POINTS AWARDS Points totals are calculated on the following basis: 1st. PUBLICATIONS The National Honey Show publishes. 8 The Study of Pollen. PRIZES Prize money. They are not insured by the Show. by CC Tonsley. all exhibits are staged by stewards who will be wearing cotton gloves whilst handling them. 25 . 6 Management. 3 points. 4 Granulated or Crystallised Honey. in booklet form. 9 Showing Honey Products. OVERSEAS EXHIBITORS . by CC Tonsley. 3 Wax for Show. 6 points. it is not recommended that lids are changed. BEM No. by RH Brown. you will find that tables have been provided near the entrance to enable you to unpack your exhibits and do any final “touching up”. Overseas Exhibitors are reminded of EU rules. BSc No 10 Candles for Show by M Strakely No 11 Comb Honey for Show by M Davies These will be on sale at the Show for £1. 130 The Vale. HC. Detailed instructions will be sent to each exhibitor with the appropriate class labels.00 post paid. 2 points.50 each and there will be a special offer of £10 for the full set. CHANGES TO SCHEDULE ▲This symbol indicates a new class or a change from last year’s schedule. BSc No. 4 points. 4th and VHC. Except for specific classes indicated in the schedule. by RW Sawyer. the following reprints of Feature Articles which have appeared in past Schedules: No. to avoid exposing honey to the atmosphere of the hall. Any wooden or metal box in which exhibits are brought to the Show may be stored on the premises. 5 points. NW11 8SL Individual copies are £1. A History of the Show is also published at a cost of £1. You must then collect your entry form from the Entries Secretary and take it and your entries to the reception tables where they will be checked in against your entry form and passed to a steward. To avoid further disappointment potential overseas exhibitors should check that any hive product exhibits will be able to pass into the UK without hindrance. Some exhibits were allowed into the country and were staged. 1 point.PLEASE NOTE Following difficulties experienced in previous years. DELIVERY AND STAGING OF EXHIBITS When you arrive at the hall. Winners of Cups and trophies are advised that these must be properly cared for whilst in their possession. by CC Tonsley. by WS Robson No. BEM No.50 Reprints can also be obtained by post from: National Honey Show Ltd. UK Customs are implementing an EU Council Directive 95/23/EC dated 29 April 1996. but have no impact on other classes. However.PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITS The class label must be positioned on the front of any print entry. OBE. 2nd. by H Padmore No. C.

Labels : Exhibitors must label every jar. (b) All other exhibits. St George’s College. All staging on th Wednesday 23 October to be completed by 6. except Classes 10.30pm.00pm on Wednesday 23th October 2013. Delivery. section. i. Wh en you have collected and signed for your exhibits please leave the hall as quickly as possible. No late entries permitted. When all have been collected and ticked off on the entry form by the steward. or other exhibit with the labels as supplied by the Entries Secretary before delivery to the show. photographs and essays. These must be received by the convenor in accordance with instructions as received from the Entries Secretary. Staging and Collection of Exhibits: (a) Videos. microscope slides. A minimum charge of £1 will be made for any duplicate labels . i. you will be asked to sign the form. 10. WEYBRIDGE KT15 2QS to arrive after Wednesday th 16th October and before noon on Wednesday 23 October. entrants in classes 1 -7. videos. Those collecting exhibits should queue outside the hall. The labels. CDs. essays.00am and 9. Exhibits may be sent by courier/post to The National Honey Show c/o “Facilities”. shall be affixed on jars and bottles to allow between 10 and 15 mm between the edge of the label and the bottom of the vessel. Entries for all classes except 54-62 inclusive. For online entries pl ease pay at Show.30pm and 6. ▲Entry Fees: Class entry fee is £1 per class. Junior classes and any person staging a gift class entry. you will proceed to collect your exhibits from the staging. microscope slides and th photographs) must reach the Entries Secretary by 9 September 2013. The entry fee for all County classes is £1 each class. Collection on the Saturday at the close of the Show. No labels will be available on Thursday morning. If bought in. 44 to 50 inclusive and 95 may be delivered on th Thursday 24 October between 8. which may be staged by the exhibitor between 5.00pm on Wednesday.30 pm and the premises vacated.e. County gift classes are free. Gift entries are not returned unless ‘bought in’ at the time of entry. the steward will countersign it .1 2 3 4 Staging: Wednesday 23 October 2013 Collection Saturday pm 26 October 2013 All exhibits must be the bone fide produce of the exhibitor except class 51. At the close of the show everyone will be asked to vacate the hall. 18. The Show closes at 4. Staging of exhibits will be by the appointed stewards. 23th October by arrangement with the Show Supervisors. essays. th RULES AND REGULATIONS th 26 . Cardboard containers must not be left on the premises as they are contrary to the fire regulations. Make sure you check both the class and exhibit numbers on each entry and that they correspond with those on the entry form. indicating that you have received all your entries. Exhibitors delivering exhibits personally must unpack them and submit them for staging between 2.00am provided you have indicated on the entry form your intention to do so. microscopy slides and photographs must reach the Entries Secretary by the 1st October 2013.00pm and 6. 19. Accompanied by a steward. 18. but will incur an additional single late entry fee of £5. they will not be on the staging. Exemptions from fees are allowed to members of the National Honey Show. ▲All entries must be made on the form provided or online. videos.e. On square sections and shallow frames place labels at the right top corner of the vertical transparent face of the case and the duplicate on the top of the horizontal bar of the frame or section. 44 to 50 inclusive and 95. Late entries may be made until 20th October. having already brought or collected their boxes and entry forms (these will be available for collection after 2pm on Saturday 26th October). Exhibits except classes 1. which must not be altered.00 Entry forms for classes 54-62 inclusive. DVDs. Addlestone. Exhibits for these classes ie 54-62 will be required for judging prior to the Show. but the steward will take you to reclaim them.

name or writing may be placed on or attached to any part of an exhibit. Caution : No exhibit or any part thereof may be removed until after the close of the Show. ▲Extracted Honey: must be exhibited in plain. screw tops or twist-offs. Small Honey Cakes. Do not use grading glasses against a direct light source). Biscuits and Cookies shall be displayed on a white paper plate. Disqualification: The Committee reserves the right to refuse any entry or exhibit. All honey and wax exhibited except in Candle Classes and Classes 35 and 36. Only the plate and bag supplied by the show at the time of staging will be permitted. Wax: may be exhibited polished or unpolished at the discretion of the Exhibitor. nutrients and tannin may be used. except as provided in Rule 20. 27 .5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 On round sections place one label on rings and duplicate on face 12 – 15 mm from bottom edge of each section. Small blocks of wax shall have a label affixed to one side of each item in the class. or gold plastic. On candles the label is to be affixed near the base. when exhibiting. Only cork stoppers with white plastic flanges are to be used. one label must be affixed on the glass and the duplicate on the surface of the wax to be shown uppermost. except where otherwise stated. Awards : Exhibitors may make more than one entry in a Class. nor may Alcohol or Flavouring be added to Mead. colourless glass. Round sections must have clear covers on both sides. the containers (when used) and the exhibits shall be matching in all respects. ▲Cakes. in a clear plastic bag . For Display Classes only one label will be provided which shall be affixed to the base or table. but will not be responsible in any circumstances for loss or damage sustained by Exhibitors or their exhibits in any way whatsoever. not sloping. If any exhibit is found to be adulterated. If a show case is used it must not exceed 12 inches (300 mm) Honey Colour: Standard Grading Glasses will be used. Bottles with shallow punts are acceptable. No alcohol may be added to Metheglin or Melomel. Mould marks are not relevant. c) Frames must be shown in protective cases and the comb must be visible from both sides. Mead: must be shown in clear. but no single exhibit may be shown in more than one Class and an Exhibitor shall not be entitled to more than one award in any one Class. and matching. If a show case is used for wax. must be the bona fide produce of the Exhibitor’s bees. Labels for Cut Comb shall be affixed one on the lid and the duplicate on the long side of the container. No exhibit may be tasted or in any way interfered with by the Exhibitor or any person during the Show without the authority of the Appeals Panel. A competitor may make an individual and a joint entry in the same class but these will be deemed to be duplicate entries. up to a maximum of six. label. (Grading glasses should be viewed against the side of a standard 1lb honey jar with a matt white background. will be considered as one person. Uniformity: When a Class requires the staging of more than one exhibit of the same type. clear 454g (1lb) squat jars (glass or plastic) with standard gold lacquered metal . Multiple owners. with label attached. trade mark. PUNTED bottles of approximately 26 fl ounces capacity with rounded. ▲b) Cut comb honey must be shown in stand ard containers with transparent tops and must have a gross weight between 200g and 255g (7-9oz). Except where otherwise specified no Exhibitor’s card. The Committee will take ordinary care of exhibits. but additions such as acids. shoulders and without lettering of any kind. Comb Honey: a) Square sections approximately 454g (1lb) may be enclosed in cardboard commercial sale section cases or white show cases. the penalty shall be disqualification.

The ‘e’ symbol if used will be ignored. 454 g (1lb) jar 227g (½lb) jar Honey £6.. ‘Produce of the U.g. 4 The country of origin must be shown on the label. c) Submit any exhibit for analysis d) Sell. e) Retain all or any part of any exhibit concerning which a protest has been made until a decision upon such protest has been taken.00 Heather honey £8. e.00 21 Challenge Cups and Trophies won last year should be delivered by hand to the organisers of the Show on the Wednesday of the show week 22 Exhibitors must complete the declaration on the reverse of the entry form and pay all relevant fees for their entries to be valid. e. in many areas. day.50 Section .50 Heather section £10. e. for 'best before’ see base of jar.50 Cut comb £6. The objection must be accompanied by a deposit of £10. or otherwise dispose of. 24 Labelling Regulations The regulations have been interpreted slightly differently by Trading Standards depts. and will be sold for the benefit of show funds. 5 A ‘best before’ date must appear (suggest 2-5 years) or an indication of where it can be found.00 Six Wax Blocks £6. month and year there is no need for a lot number. Should the protest be sustained by the Appeals Panel or be considered reasonable. 3 Your name and address must appear on the label. the deposit will be returned.00 £5.g.00 Candles for set of 3 £8.K’ The country name alone at the end of your address is not sufficient. 28 ..00 Cakes £6. If the date is given in full i. 19 Powers of Appeals Panel: The Appeals Panel is empowered to: a) Increase the number and value of prizes and/or awards in any Class should the number and high standard warrant their so doing. For the purpose of the National Honey Show all classes requiring the Exhibitor’s own labels must comply with the following requirements which must all appear on the same label: 1 The word HONEY which may be prefixed with the type of honey and/or area of origin. BUYING IN CHARGES FOR GIFT CLASSES: EXHIBITORS MAY BUY IN EXHIBITS ONLY IF THEY HAVE SIGNIFIED THEIR INTENTIONS ON THEIR ENTRY FORM. 23 A small supply of business cards may be placed alongside exhibits in classes 45. shall be final and conclusive. f) Decide any question as to the interpretation of the foregoing rules and regulations.18 Objections: Any protest by an Exhibitor must be made in writing to the General Secretary by 3pm on the Friday of the Show for consideration by an Appeals Panel. consisting of the Judges’ Referee and two other Judges who are not otherwise involved with the objection.00 Confectionery £7. by prior arrangement. 20 All Gift Class Exhibits shall become the property of the National Honey Show Ltd. under or in relation to the foregoing rules and regulations. 47 and 51 after judging has taken place.00 Section – round £8. any honey damaged in transit (or reduced in value by any other means) or return the same to the Exhibitor.00 £4. b) Withhold prizes in cases of insufficient merit or entries. g) The decisions of the Executive Committee and Appeals Panel on any matter whatsoever.e.g. If the imperial weight is shown it must be in close proximity to the metric and be less prominent. or on any protest or objection in relation thereto or to any exhibit. New Forest Heather Honey 2 The metric weight must appear – figures to be at least 4mm high for 454 & 227g weights.square £9.

and labels must be as near to the correct place as the pattern of jar allows. First: ‘Medal of Ukraine’ and £30. Third: £10. Twenty four Jars of Honey. colourless. OPEN TO THE WORLD (No entry fee) 1. The jars must be three of each of Light. First: £20. The exhibit may consist of honey of one. CLASSES OPEN TO BEEKEEPERS IN THE BRITISH ISLES INCLUDING THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND AND NHS MEMBERS (NHS members free.SCHEDULE OF CLASSES For Rules and Regulations see pages 26 . Only labels supplied by the NHS to be affixed to the containers. economical packaging and attractiveness of honey as a marketable commodity. (Endowed by Warwickshire BKA) 29 . Rule 9 does not apply but jars must be uniform in size and shape. Rules 4 and 9 do not apply. 454g (1 lb) or 500g jars labelled as offered for sale. Medium. Second: £20. to be shown in 340g. Fourth: £10. Medium and Naturally Crystallised (not stirred). demonstrating the quality. Third £5. Three Jars of Honey (Gift). 2. Two Jars of Clear Honey (Gift). Only labels supplied by the NHS to be affixed to the containers. Rules 4 and 9 do not apply.28 For details of cups. Nine Jars and One shallow Frame of Honey suitable for extraction. Judges comments will be provided for every exhibit for this class only. Third: £10. all exhibits will be staged by Committee Members or Stewards. trophies and other awards see pages 16 . Second: £14. but all jars must be uniform in size and shape. (Ling Heather excluded) but all of the same. three or four kinds. ▲Two Jars of Liquid Honey. Certificates will be awarded but no prize money. Endowed by The Brotherhood of Ukrainian Beekeepers. commercially obtainable glass or plastic container up to 500g net. Gift classes free) 9. First: Hender Cup and ‘Gold Medal’ and £30. CLASSES OPEN TO THE WORLD EXCEPT FOR THE BRITISH ISLES. 5. ‘Gold Medal’ and £50. Second: ‘Silver Medal’ and £20. but jars must be uniform in size and shape. Lot marking required (Rule 24 applies) First: Apis Club Commemoration Cup and £25. 7. one to be lit by the judge. Third: £10. Two Containers of Clear Honey (Gift). Class No. but jars must be uniform in size and shape. Second: £15. Third: ‘Bronze Medal’ and £10. A matched pair in any type and size of clear colourless glass or plastic container up to 500g net. two. Third: £10.19 Unless otherwise stated. Crystallised or Soft Set. A matched pair in any type and size of clear. Any one colour or naturally crystallised (not stirred). Second £7. Three Beeswax Candles (Gift) up to and including 35mm (1. (Sponsor: Freeman & Harding Ltd) 3. Third: ‘Bronze Medal’ and £20. Rule 9 does not apply but all the jars must be uniform in size and shape. Twelve Jars Light. Besides the quality of the honey the attractiveness of the labels will be taken into consideration by the judges. Dark. Second: ‘Silver Medal’ and £30. but jars must be uniform in size and shape. Rule 9 does not apply. THE CHANNEL ISLES AND THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND (No entry fee) 6. (Sponsor: the Federation of Irish Beekeepers) 4. First: Hamlin Cup. and be labelled as near to the correct place as the pattern of jar will alIow. Second: £14. Non members £1 per entry. Rule 9 does not apply. First: Crystal Palace Cup and £10.5 in) in diameter. First: £20.

Third: £5. Second: £7. First: £10. Third: £5. First: £10. (See Rule 8 and Trophy Note 7 ). First: £10. Two Square Sections Ling Heather. Two Jars Chunk. Size not to exceed 1000mm x 1000mm (3ft 3in x 3ft 3in). (Sponsor: Bucks County BKA) 15. (Endowed by Northamptonshire BKA). First: £10. (Sponsor: Cornwall BKA) 13. Rule 4 applies. 19. Two Jars Ling Heather . No entry fee First: £10. Second: £7. Second: £30.type or size.5kg to 5. Fourth: £2. 1. labelled with the Exhibitor's own labels including name and address (Rule 24 applies) and in any form of display. Two Jars Naturally Crystallised (not stirred). any type but all matching. 18. First: The John Sturdy Cup and £10. Second: £7. produced and entered by a branch apiary. Third: £5. (Sponsor: Devon BKA) 16. Second: £7. (See Trophy Note 6). (See Trophy Note 7) (Sponsor: Devon BKA) 21. To be suitable for extracting. staging and repacking their exhibits. Two Jars Dark .DISPLAY 10. 26. EXTRACTED HONEY (NHS members free. (see Trophy Note 7). ( See Trophy Note 7). 25. Second: £8. Quantity of Honey staged to be at least 7. Third: £5. Two Jars Medium. Exhibitors are responsible for unpacking. (Sponsor: Bucks County BKA). (Sponsor: MJ Badger. Second: £10. (Sponsor: Cheshire BKA). Second: £7. First: Badgerdell Cup and £20. One Comb any size. First: £10. Third: £5. 17. First: £10. First: E. (In addition to decorative material. First: E. Second: £8. Second: £7. (Sponsor: the Bee Farmers’ Association). (Sponsor: Cornwall BKA) 12. Decorative Exhibit to Display Honey together with pure Moulded Beeswax or Mead or both. (Sponsor: the Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders’ Association). 30 . Second: £8. Container of Cut Comb. Ling Heather. Two Round Sections . Graham Burtt Cup and £10. Dimensions to be stated on the entry form. Third: £5. Non members £1 each entry) 20. Third: £5. First: Combings Cup and £10. Third: £5. First: The Chomhnascadh Cumann Beachairí na h-Éireann (FIBKA) Trophy and £10.5kg (3 lb to 12 lb) extracted Honey to be exhibited in containers of any shape. Second: £7. Non members £1 each entry) 11. Fourth: £10. Thorne Trophy and £10. Second: £7. (Sponsor: Worcestershire BKA). Third: £5. Second: £7. The object of this class is to encourage originality and artistry in the presentation of honey for public sale. Two Square Sections. coloured Beeswax and any size or shape jar may be used). First: £10. First: The Ross Rose Bowl and £50.25kg (16 lb). (Endowed by Dorset South BKA) 24. Two Square Sections free from Ling Heather.First: Burnett Cup and £10.H. Third: £5. First: Plender Cup and £10. free from Ling Heather. The Judges will taste the honey and mead. (Endowed by Somerset BKA 27. any size. 22. Third: £5. First : The McCormick Cup and £10. ▲6 Jars of Honey. Second: £7. Container of Cut Comb. (Should contain approximately 50% cut comb). Second: £7. (Open only to Exhibitors who have not previously won this trophy). Third: £5. Third: £5. Counter Display of extracted Honey. Two Jars Light. Third: £5. To be judged for quality and sales appeal. Second: £7. (Endowed by Surrey BKA) COMB HONEY (NHS members free. Third: £5. (See Rule 8). Second: £7. MBE) 14. Fourth: £2. Third: £5. 23. Two Jars Soft Set. Fourth: £2. One Comb Ling Heather. Third: £20. Third: £5.

etc. not moulded. Non members £1 each entry) Prize money in the Beeswax Classes 29-36 (except 31) has been donated by the Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers. 29. Dry or sweet (one bottle). Third: £5. HONEY BEER ( Entry Fee £20) 41. 34. Three Beeswax Candles. First: ‘Gold Medal’ and £10. Three Plain Beeswax Candles. Non members £1 each entry). Third: £5.S. over 38mm (l½in) in diameter. Second: £7. First: The Candlestick Trophy. 37. Second: £7. Third: £5. label. One to be lit by the Judge. Second: £7. 30. First: ‘Gold Medal’ and £10. (Sponsor: Epsom Division. Non members £1 each entry) 42. Honey Beer. One to be lit by the Judge. not commercially available. Third: £5. Third: £5. made by rolling.H. inclusive. ‘Gold Medal’and £10. at least 454g (1 lb) weight and at least 25mm (1 in) thick . ▲Two Decorative Beeswax Candles. Colour and wire may be used if required. Third: £5. Display of Beeswax Flowers (on stalks. (See Guidance Notes). Third: £5. Surrey BKA) (See Guidance Notes). Container not to be judged. Second: £7. not patterned. Second: £7. Mead. The block may be broken for judging so perfect moulding is not required. First: £10. not patterned. Second: £7. One Piece. Second: £7. First: £10. (Endowed by Hampshire BKA) Note: The bottle must bear a plain white adhesive label approximately 50mm x 18mm (2in x ¾in) (as supplied by Entries' Secretary) specifying the content and whether sweet or dry. One Beeswax Model. Second: ‘Silver Medal’. all made by Moulding. First: £10. 33. (Candles excluded). First: Millennium Mead Coaster and £10. See Rule 12. (See Guidance Notes). One Piece. correctly labeled for sale and honey must be an ingredient. Second: £7. Third: ‘Bronze Medal’ (NHS members free. Third: £5. 32. First: £10. 2 bottles. Second: £7. Honey must be an ingredient. No flammable decoration other than beeswax permitted. 31 . Second: £7. First: Mead Makers' Mazer and £10. One to be lit by the Judge. Third: £5. MEAD (NHS members free. Honey fermented with spices or with fruit juice. Honey Beer. Metheglin or Melomel. colouring permitted. 3 bottles or cans. moulded. Three Plain Beeswax Candles. (Endowed by Gloucestershire BKA) 39. matching in all respects. Sweet (one bottle). minimum 330ml. One to be lit by Judge. not a plant). Colouring and wire permitted. Second: £7.CLASSES FROM 29 TO 62. not patterned. Third: £5. Two Beeswax Models. First: £10. Third: £5. Mead. Second: £7. All to be made by any method other than by moulding. up to and including 38mm (1½in) in diameter. 38. Second: £7. First: £10. First: The Millennium Metheglin Coaster and £10. (See Rule 6). The label should be placed 25mm (1 in) above the N. Dry (one bottle). matching in all respects. 40. Third: £5. any style. 36. The beer should be commercially available. ARE OPEN TO THE WORLD BEESWAX (NHS members free. First: Leslie Thorne Trophy and ‘Gold Medal’. minimum weight 340g (12oz) prepared for commercial purposes. any style. all made by Moulding. Third: £5. First: The Wax Bowl and £10. 35. 31.

See Rule 23. minimum 6 pieces. Third: £5. 51. (Rule 24 applies) Dimensions must be stated on entry form. each item labelled for information. Second: £7.) First: £10. Second: £7. A Practical Invention by the Exhibitor directly related to bees or beekeeping (No live bees). (Open to individuals only) First: Moorcroft Bowl and £10. (See Rule 23) (Endowed by Mrs C Wilkinson) Dimensions must be stated on entry form. relating to bees or beekeeping. Second: £7. Any Decorative or Artistic Exhibit of Needlecraft. First: National Cup and £20. but not to exceed 600mm x 600mm (2ft x 2ft) in area . Title permitted. All containers will be opened for judging. Dimensions must be stated on entry form. Exhibits previously awarded a cash prize at the National Honey Show are excluded. See Rule 23 32 . colouring permitted. Brief description of exhibit is permitted. Second: £10. Non members £1 each entry) N. The Exhibitor's own labels including name and address must be used. Second: £7. Awards of Merit may be given. Dimensions must be stated on entry form. 47. First: £10. Exhibits previously awarded a cash prize at the National Honey Show are excluded. 45 Any Decorative or Artistic Exhibit except Needlecraft relating to bees or beekeeping. A Honey Label. Exhibits previously awarded a cash prize at the National Honey Show are excluded. The display should include items in which honey and/or beeswax plays an important part. (Brief description of exhibit is permitted. First: £10. The required display area must not exceed 600mm x 600mm (2ft x 2ft). First: The HJ Wadey Trophy and £10. Third: £5. Second: £7. and maximum of 10 items containing honey and/or beeswax. Third: £5. (See Rule 24) 44. (Sponsor: Dorset BKA). Where dimensions are required they must be stated on the entry form. A standard label. (Rule 9 does not apply) 50. A display of Home-produced Products containing Honey and/or Beeswax.B. Third: £5.MISCELLANEOUS CLASSES (NHS members free. (Open to individuals only) First: £10. All displays to be a minimum of 6 different.) First: £10. Any Interesting or Instructive Exhibit related to bees or beekeeping not including live bees. Display dimensions must not exceed 600mm x 600mm (2ft x 2ft). displayed on a base maximum size 450mm x 450mm. Display area must not exceed 600mm x 600mm (2ft x2ft). Dimensions must be stated on entry form. Any Decorative or Artistic Exhibit except Needlecraft. Second: £7. Dimensions must be stated on entry form. State if electric point is required. relating to bees or beekeeping which may be commissioned. An attractive Model incorporating Honey for Sale. The display area that is required must not exceed 600mm x 600mm (2ft x 2ft) for bench display or l200mm x 1000mm of floor space. Exhibits previously awarded a cash prize at the National Honey Show are excluded. Written explanation of exhibit. (Candles. (Open to individuals only. which may include lace and crochet. exempt from Rule 4. Class 48 is a good class for the encouragement of home craft and artistry . Decorative materials may be used. Third: £5. Second: £7. The required display area must not exceed 600mm x 600mm. A detailed description of the item may be be displayed after judging. Exhibits previously awarded a cash prize at the National Honey Show are excluded. 46. Third: £5. ▲A Display of Beeswax. Honey. The back of the work must be accessible for inspection. (Open to individuals only. Mead and Wax are not permitted) 49. Written explanation of exhibit exempt from Rule 4. Judges will taste the honey. Third: £5. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. to fit on a standard 1lb jar produced in any medium to comply with current UK regulations to be displayed on an empty honey jar or plain white A5 card. actual size. Third: £5. The judges will be looking for genuine innovation rather than minor variations on old ideas. 48. Third: £5. First: The Jill Foster Memorial Trophy and £10. 43. Second: £7.

Microscopy slides must be the work of the entrant. Digital Images are permitted. shall be submitted in accordance with instructions issued by the Entries Secretary at the time of issuing labels. First: £20. but not necessarily processed. Second: £20. 62 ▲BBKA Essay. Third: £5. the copyright will remain with the exhibitor. ▲One Microscope slide. Where sponsors may take copies. not Close up. Third: £15. Not more than 2000 words. First: £10. Second: £7. The class label must be placed on the front of the mount. MICROSCOPY. Third: £5. CD or DVD format. Technical data (optional) should be on a separate card for display adjacent to the photograph.) (See Rules 1 & 3). VHS. Third £5. Second: £7. Third: £5. Each exhibit. properly mounted. Exhibits will be photographed by the National Honey Show for display purposes at the show. whether prize winners or not.▲PHOTOGRAPHIC. To be judged on its production quality and interest. Duration 10 to 15 minutes . the mounts must be 50mm x 50mm (2” x 2”) 54. CD or DVD on a Beekeeping Subject. An entry being awarded a prize does not imply that the National Honey Show is satisfied that the exhibit complies with regulations. First: £25. Second: £10. subject pollen or honey bee anatomy. the originals will be returned to the e xhibitor as soon as practical after the show. (Sponsor: Bee Craft) 60. (Sponsor: The British Beekeepers’ Association) The subject for 2014 is “Overheard in the hive ‘Our Queen has gone missing. First: £10. Should have a label on front stating title and degree of magnification. Classes 55 and 62 are sponsored by the BBKA. (Sponsor: The British Beekeepers' Association). (Sponsor: Bee Craft) 59. 3a and 13) (NHS members free. First: £10. Class 55 items will be placed in the BBKA Library. Copies of cash winning entries will be given to the sponsor. Mount size. not Photomicrograph. Colour Print. 3” x 1”. (Sponsor: Guildford Division. Close-up or Macro. may not be entered in the same class. The maximum number of entries is as stated in Rule 13. (Sponsor: Bee Craft) 61. The set may be accompanied by an appropriate commentary which can be either a written or typed/printed script or recorded on tape. ▲Se t of Digital Images. Surrey BKA who will receive a copy of the winning entry for local use). now what shall we do?’" 33 . excluding references. All photographic exhibits must have been taken. PowerPoint (or other) integrated ‘presentations’ are NOT permitted. "My Definition of a Successful Beekeeper" (Three copies to be sent to the convenor as advised after your entry has been acknowledged. Second: £20. Black/white Print. Whatever other conditions apply to these classes. Copies of cash winning entries will be given to the sponsor with a view to publication in that Journal. Competitors need to comply with copyright regulations. . In the case of digitally produced images the digital files must be submitted with the entry. The subject for 2014 is “The Swarming Process” 56. Colour Print. Non members £1 each entry). Third: £5. 57. BBKA will have the right to publish cash prize winning entries Classes 55 and 56 may include music. Third: £15. For prints any colour of card may be used that has maximum size A4 – 300mm x 210mm (11.2”).8” x 8. Third: £5. Second: £7. An exhibit that incorporates any music. Prints previously entered at National Honey Show. Between 12 and 24 in number to illustrate "The Honey Harvest" in a form suitable for a lecture. First: £10. other than any that has been specially composed. labelled in accordance with instructions issued by entries secretary. 55. Video. First: £10. First: £25. Classes 57 to 60 are sponsored by Bee Craft Ltd. The subject should be connected with bees or beekeeping.Please state the number of images in the set on your entry form. Photomicrograph in colour or black/white. Second: £7. VIDEOS AND ESSAY CLASSES (See Rules 1. by the entrant. For transparencies. The images must be in ‘jpeg’ format at an appropriate resolution on a CD-format or DVD-format optical disk suitable for use on a domestic computer system. Second: £7. should be accompanied by an authorisation certificate number.

(Endowed by the late Mr. Six Small Honey Biscuits or Cookies . Third: £5. Third: £5. First: Dewey Cake Cup and £10. 100g dates. 110g/4oz. Second: £7. Square or Round. Sift dry ingredients. First: £10. Mix thoroughly then turn into prepared loaf tin. First: £10. Stone and chop dates and pour boiling water. First: £10. 34 . Second: £7. First: Anderson Memorial Cup and £10. 5 tbsp boiling water. Beat egg. Six 27g (l oz) Blocks. (Sponsor: Lancashire BKA) 82. ▲ Decorated honey sponge. Two Jars Medium. Cream butter and honey together. Second: £7. Third. (Sponsor: Wiltshire BKA) 76. CONFECTIONERY Exhibits in classes 83-87 must be displayed as indicated in Rule 5 83. £5. 87. Method: Grease loaf tin. Third: £5. not slices. Second: £7. Two Jars Dark. matching in all respects . Third: £5. Maximum tin size 19cm. Second: £8. rub in margarine. No colouring of wax or additional decoration permitted. 71 – 88 (No entry fee) HONEY The Mrs. Dissolve baking soda in water drained from dates. Add sugar. Second: £7. Third: £5. pinch salt. 73. Six 227g (½1b) Jars Dark or Ling Heather. (Rule 24 applies. Second: £7. Second: £7. will donate vouchers for goods to the st nd value of £10 (1 ) and £5 (2 ) prize winners. Two Jars Naturally Crystallised (not stirred). Second: £8. Second: £7. Three Ornamental Beeswax Candles made by moulding. First: £10. Bake in a buttered circular tin. Container of Cut Comb. (Sponsor: Mr SB Guest) 77. Two Jars Ling Heather . First: £10. One Section. water. Recipe to be submitted. Second: £7. One to be lit by the judge. Third. 84. First: £10. 25g margarine. Timing is for conventional ovens and is a guide only as appliances vary. Fourth: £2 85. Two Jars Soft Set. (See Trophy Note 7) (Sponsor: Wiltshire BKA) 75.GIFT CLASSES Nos. £5. for Classes 71-79. (Sponsor J Chandler). Exhibits must be made to this recipe :Ingredients : 175g plain flour. Fourth: £2First: Dewey Cake Cup and £10. glace cherries (halved). First: £10. Make well in centre. Third: £5. Preparation. First: £10. dates and honey. Second: £7. Second: £7. Third: £5. 2 medium eggs. BW Hamlin Cup will be awarded for the best entry in Classes 71-76. Not in paper cases. Third: £5. 110g/4oz butter. First: £10. allow to cool. Honey Date Loaf. Six Small Honey Cakes . Second: £7. First: £10. Bake in moderate oven for about 1 hour. Third: £5.over them. 74. 6½-7½ inches in diameter for approximately 1½ hours.) 79. tsp baking soda. 78. Third: £5. Second: £7. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F /gas mark 4. In addition. 175g/6oz sultanas. 175g/6oz honey. not in paper cases. Third: £5. add egg. Baked individually. Third: £5. labelled as for sale . 225g honey. First: £10. Third: £5. Beat eggs well and add them alternately with sifted flour then fold in sultanas and cherries. Freeman & Harding Ltd. A little milk may be added if necessary. JW Holt) BEESWAX 81. Second: £7. First: £10. two to be sold. 86. Two Jars Light. 71.▲ Honey Fruit Cake. Recipe to be submitted. 72. . (See Guidance Notes). Third: £5. 25g sugar. Third: £5 (See Rule 8). First: £10. Second: £7. First: £10. 1 egg. Exhibits must be made to this recipe:Ingredients: 200g/7oz self raising flour. Recipe to be displayed.

Fourth: £2. the Exhibitors providing any backing required. (Endowed by Bedfordshire Beekeepers’ Association). weight between 200-255g (7 and 9 ounces).88. Dimensions not to exceed 600mm x 600mm (2ft x 2ft). suitable for extracting or One Section or One piece of Cut Comb. ▲Any Artistic. One comb of Honey. which can be chosen by the winners. ▲Any Artis tic. One jar clear honey PLUS one jar Naturally Crystallised or Soft Set honey. Second: £7. Entry forms must be accompanied by a list of the signatures of the children taking part in the apiary. Composite Class for Schools. First: £10. Decorative. Third: £5. ▲An exhibition of Beecraft by a Senior School or Senior Youth group showing the educational value of beekeeping. if there are more than 30 entries. Each exhibit must be self-contained. Second: £8.) box (Gross weight ). (Endowed by the Rev HF Capener) 92. Open to exhibitors under 16 years of age on the first day of the show. Second: Equipment to the value of £7. (Endowed by CS Mence) JUNIOR CLASSES to be the unaided work of the entrant (No entry fee) 90. First: Tollington Shield and £10. First: Rolt Trophy and £10. (Age to be stated on Entry Form and will be displayed with entries). Third: £5. Dimensions not to exceed 600mm x 600mm (2ft x 2ft). Honey Sweets and/or Chocolates 454g (l lb. Please state dimensions on entry form. will be presented by Messrs. this must not exceed 1500mm (5ft) in height above the table. First: BBKA Schools Cup and £10. Interesting or Instructive Exhibit. Box should have transparent lid or covering. (Open to individuals only who are under 8 years of age on the first day of the show). A written explanation of the exhibit is permitted. For the Best Two Jars of Clear or Naturally Crystallised Honey produced by a School Apiary. The exhibit is limited to table space of 600mm x 1800mm (2ft x 6ft). Vertical supports for such backing may be clamped to the tabling. Each exhibit must be self-contained. 96. Third: £5. Third: £5. exempt from Rule 9. (Sponsored by BeeCraft B Kids) 91. First: McKenna Cup and £10. relating to Bees or Beekeeping (Open to individuals only who are under 16 years of age on the first day of the show). First £10. Vertical supports for such backing may be clamped to the tabling. Decorative. EH Thorne of Wragby. Third £5. Second: £7. Third £5. 95. Intere sting or Instructive Exhibit. The exhibit is limited to table space of 600mm x 1800mm (2ft x 6ft). Second: £7. MISS EE AVEY BEM. Second: £7. First: ‘Gold Medal’ and £10. (Endowed by Miss Avey Memorial Fund). McCormick) 94. an additional prize. Third: £5. Third: Equipment to the value of £5. Second: £7. and be made in the name of the school and signed by the Instructor. "An Illustrated Beekeeping Note Book for the Active Season'' kept and entered by an individual under the age of 16 on the first day of the show (each entrant must state age on Note Book). ▲An e xhibition of Beecraft by a Junior School or Junior Youth group showing the educational value of beekeeping. Second: £7. The Equipment. Third: £5. Three jars of extracted Honey. First £10. relating to Bees or Beekeeping . 93. NDB.First: School Apiary Shield and Equipment to the value of £10. any one colour. MEMORIAL CLASS (No entry fee) 97. this must not exceed 1500mm (5ft) in height above the table. Where entries are of sufficient merit and the number exceeds 20 a further prize may be awarded and again. (Endowed by E. and One Piece of beeswax. any size. Second: £7. 35 . Please state dimensions on entry form. A written explanation of the exhibit is permitted exempt from Rule 9. the Exhibitors providing any backing required. List of Signatures as for Class 92.

Third: £2. 36 . Third: £5. Third: £5. One comb. Two Jars Naturally Crystallised (not stirred). Sweet. Medway BKA. First: £10. MEAD (See Rule 12. Third: £5. First: £10. any size. First: Millennium Punch Bowl and £10. Second: £4. Second: £7. Second: £4. suitable for extracting. The Coronation Mead Mazer will be awarded for the best entry in Classes 129 or 130. First: £10. 101. Third: £2. (See Trophy Note 7) 107. 102. free from Ling Heather. First: Ison Quaich and £10. Square or Round. Two Jars Dark . Second: £7. Naturally Crystallised (Not stirred). 108. Second: £7. One piece.) 126. First: T. Second: £7. First: The Kent Wax Cup and £6. Two Jars Soft Set First: £10.9oz). Two Jars Light First: Jack Holt Trophy and £10. Two Containers of Cut Comb. free from Ling . Third: £5. Bradford Cup and £10.) 113. First: Coronation Cup and £6. 124. 128. 103. Ling Heather First: £10. First: £6. suitable for Extraction (if other than Ling). 110. 106. Second: £4. BEESWAX (£1 entry) 127. Third: £2. Third: £5 (See Rule 8) 111. Second: £4. Second: £7. 109.NATIONAL HONEY SHOW CLASSES Open only to Members of National Honey Show HONEY NHS members free entry. Second: £7. Second: £7. (See Rule 8 and Trophy note 6). not less than 18mm (3/4in) thick. BEESWAX 112. Second: £7. Two Jars Ling Heather blend extracted. Third: £2. Second: £7. First: £10. weight between 200-255g (7oz . any size. One Section. First: £6. Third: £5. Two Jars Ling Heather. Third: £2. Second: £4. Second: £7. First: £6. Third: £5. (one bottle) . Second: £7. Second: £7. Two Jars Medium. Third: £2. Two Jars Medium First: £10. Free from Ling Heather. Third: £2. Third: £2. Two Containers of Cut Comb. weight between 200-255g (7oz and 9oz) not less than 19mm (¾in) thick. Six 27g (1oz) Blocks. One piece. Smith Cup open to award in this class. First: £10. First: £6. One Section. 123. Two Jars Dark. Second: £7. First: £6. any source. Dry. Dover BKA and Thanet BKA) HONEY (£1 entry) 121. First: Beeswax Cup and £6. Second: £4. Second: £7. COUNTY CLASSES Kent Beekeepers' Association Open only to members of Beekeeping Associations in Kent (Kent BKA. Two Jars Light First: £6. First: £10. Square or Round. (one bottle) . Dry (one bottle). Third: £5. Third: £2. (See Rule 8). Third: £5. First: Chairman’s Trophy and £10. 125. Sweet (one bottle). Third: £5. Third: £5. Third: £2. Second: £4. 104. 122. Second: £4. Second: £4. (See Trophy Note 7). Third: £5. Third: £5. First: £6. Third: £5. MEAD (£1 entry) (See Rule 12) 129. Second: £4. 130. Two Jars Naturally Crystallised or Soft Set. 105. 114. (See Rule 8. One Comb of Honey.

Sussex Beekeepers' Associations 37 . Third: £4. 143. Second: £5. Two Jars (any colour). First: £6. Third: £2. 153. Second: £5. 164. Third: £2. Not less than 425g (15 oz) and not more than 480g (l7oz) in 8 or 16 moulded pieces. Second: £5. Third: £2. Second: £5. Two Jars Light. 132. Medium. any one colour (limited to those who have not more than five Colonies at the time of entry). Second: £5. Two Jars Naturally Crystallised or Soft Set .GIFT HONEY (no entry fee) 131. Second: £4. First: £5. First: £6. Light or Crystallized. Third: £4. Two Jars Medium. Second: £5. One piece not less than 425g (15 oz. Third: £2. Two Jars Naturally Crystallised (not stirred). First: Hood Chalice and £6. Third: £4. One Jar Liquid. First: Bee Cup and £6. First: £6. Open only to Members of the Sussex Beekeepers' Association and to Members of the West Sussex Beekeepers' Association HONEY (£1 entry) 161. 146. Third: £4. First: Lawrence Cup and £6. 142. 144. Two Jars Soft Set. Certificate and £6. the pairs selected from Dark. First: £6. Second: £4. First: £5. Third: £4 150. 145. Three Matched Pairs of Jars. 147. Second: £5. Second: £5. Second: £3. (See Rule 8.) thick. Two Jars of Liquid. Third: £2. GIFT HONEY (no entry fee) 152. 163. Third: £4. First: £6. Second: £5. Second: £3. 162. Second: £5. Naturally Crystallised or Soft Set. Third: £2. First: £6. (free from Heather). not more than 480g (17oz) and not less than 25mm (1 in. (free from Heather). (Exempt from Rule 4 ) MEAD (£1 entry) (See Rule 12) 151. Third: £2. One Jar Dark. First: Egerton Smythe Cup. any colour. First: Certificate and £6. Third: £4. Second: £3. (See Rule 8) BEESWAX (£1 entry) 149. One Bottle . 154. Second: £4. Second: £3. One Jar Light or Medium . 133. Two Jars Dark. First: £6. First: £6. Second: £5. (free from Ling). Third: £4.). Third: £4. Third: £4. Third: £4. Second: £5. Two Jars Dark. First: Silver Jubilee Bowl. First: £5. Third: £4. Second: £3. 165. Second: £5. Third: £4. NOVICES (no entry fee) Open to any Member of a Beekeeping Association in Kent who has never won a cash prize for Honey at the National Honey Show.) 148 One Comb suitable for extracting . First: £5. Third: £4. Surrey Beekeepers' Association Open only to Members of the Surrey Beekeepers' Association whose Bees are in the County or within one mile of the 1964 County Boundary HONEY (£1 entry) 141. First: £6. One Jar. Two Containers Cut Comb. Third: £2. Two Jars Medium. Certificate and £6. Two Jars Light. First: £6. One Jar Naturally Crystallised (not stirred). First: £6. Second: £5. First: £5.

Second: £4. First: £6. MEAD OR METHEGLIN (£1 entry) (See Rule 12. e. Third: £2. First: £5. First: £6. One Jar Clear. 191.) 170. (See Rule 8. Two Containers of Cut Comb . First: £6. Third: £2. Light. Third: £2. Three Beeswax Candles made by moulding. Second: £4. BEESWAX (£1 entry) 169. First: PJ. One Jar Liquid. (Rule 9 applies) First: £6. 186. Third: £2. First: £5. First: £6. Dark or Clear. Cup and £5. any colour. any combination. Third: £2. Dry. 167. Third: £2. one Bottle. Third: £2. suitable for extracting. (free from Ling Heather). Two Sections. one to be lit by judge . Three Jars of different Honeys. Second: £4. Third: £2 184. Third: £2. Two Jars Light. Second: £4. Medium. First: £6. Second: £4. Second: £4. Second: £4. Second: £3. 183. One plain moulded piece at least 25mm (1 in) thick. 182. GIFT HONEY (no entry fee) 168. Second £4.166. Third: £2. 194. and weighing not less than 454g (l lb). First: £6. 188. Second: £4. Third: £2.) One Comb of any size. First: £6. Second: £4. First: Berry Cup and £5. any colour. 38 . Essex Beekeepers' Association Open only to Members of the Essex Beekeepers' Association HONEY (£1 entry) 181. Second: £4. Second: £4. one Bottle . First: Tremearne Cup and £6. Second: £3. First: £5. Second: £3. (See Guidance Notes). First: £6. Sweet. 171. 192. One Container of Cut Comb. MEAD (£1 entry ) (See Rule 12. Third: £2. Third: £2. Third: £2. Two Jars Medium. First: £6. Second: £4. Second: £4.g. Third: £2. Third: £2. Two Jars Dark. First: £6. (See Rule 8). (See Rule 8. Two Jars any Colour or Naturally Crystallised (not stirred). (See Guidance Notes). BEESWAX (£1 entry) 190. Second: £4. Third: £2. Two Jars Naturally Crystallised or Soft Set. Only classes 161 to 169 inclusive are eligible for the points in the Sussex Cups. First: £6. First: £6. 187. One piece not less than 454g (1 lb. One Shallow Comb suitable for Extracting. One Bottle . 185. Three Beeswax Candles.) weight and 25mm (1 in) thick. Third: £2 . Third: £2. Crystallised. NOVICES (£1 entry) Open to any Member of either Association who has never won a first prize for Honey at the National Honey Show. Third: £2.) GIFT HONEY (no entry fee) 189. Second: £3. Second: £3. First: £6. All to be made by any method other than moulding and one to be lit by judge. Soft Set. .) 193.

4oz soft brown sugar. Third: £2. Second: £3. Knifton Challenge Cup and £5. Third: £2. First: £6. Second: £3. First: £5. One Frame of Honey for Extraction or Cut Comb. Second: £4. First: £6. First: C. any colour (liquid or soft set). Third: £2. Second: £4. One Honey Cake to be made to the following recipe. Two Jars Dark. Two Jars Medium. One piece between 200-255g (7oz. Second: £3. Third: £2. Third: £2. 207. Third: £2. 224. Third: £2. First: £6. First: £5. Second: £4. Second: £3. Third: £2. Sweet.) 228. Second: £4. (Rule 9 does not apply) First: £6. Second: £4. 202. Second: £4. one Bottle . aroma and viscosity to be shown in a transparent container. BEESWAX (£1 entry) 231. First: £5. Third: £2 227. BEESWAX (£1 entry) 209. One container of Cut Comb . Two Jars Naturally Crystallised (not stirred).Federation of Middlesex Beekeepers' Associations Open only to Members of the Federation of Middlesex Beekeepers' Associations HONEY (£1 entry) 201. First: £6. Third: £2. Two Jars Naturally Crystallised (not stirred). Third: £2. ▲ Six 27g (1oz) Blocks. First: £5. First: Frazer Cup and £5. One Comb Suitable for extracting . 222. not less than l3mm (½ in ) thick. 7oz self raising flour. Third: £2. Two Jars Soft Set. 204. One piece between 200-255g (7oz . First: £6. one Bottle . Third: £2. MISCELLANEOUS (£1 entry) 233.9oz). 212. Second: £3. (Sponsor: Mr & the late Mrs KB Showler) (See Guidance Notes). Dry. One Jar. 203. Ingredients: 5oz butter. Third: £2. Two Jars Light. 225. Third: £2. MEAD (£1 entry ) (See Rule 12. 229. 205. 226.9oz). Second: £4. (See Rule 8. 39 .H. MEAD (£1 entry) (See Rule 12.) 211. One to be lit by the Judge. Two Jars Light. Second: £3. Second: £4. Third: £2. (Unwired for the latter) First: £6. 6oz exhibitor’s own honey. Third: £2. Second: £3. Second: £3. one Bottle . 232. Third: £2. Third: £2. First: £5. Buckinghamshire Beekeepers' Association Open only to Members of Bucks County Beekeepers' Association HONEY (£1 entry) 221. 1 tbsp water or milk. Sweet. Second: £4. Two Matching Beeswax Candles. First: £6. Second: £4. Third: £2. 2 eggs. 206. Second: £4. Second: £3. Third: £2. First: £5. Third: £2. Second: £3. Dry. Second: £3. Two Jars Chunk Honey. First: The Laurie Webb Shield and £6. First: £5. Second: £3. First: £5. First: £5. Two Jars Medium. First: £5. one Bottle . Third: £2 210. Two Jars Dark. 223. First: £6.) GIFT HONEY (no entry fee) 208. One jar of liquid honey judged solely on taste. First: £6.

Third: £2. Endowment Fund The prize money for a particular Class or the cost of maintaining a Challenge Cup or Trophy may be endowed for a period of twenty years by payment of a lump sum. Prize cards will be awarded but no cash awards. Third: £2. Third: £2. First: £6.Method: Place butter. Present cake on clean round white paper plate within clear plastic wrapper. Two Jars Naturally Crystallised or Soft Set. Remove pan from heat and allow contents to cool to blood temperature. Gradually beat in the eggs. Second: £4. This option is only available in respect of donations or class sponsorship. the objective being for the income to be sufficient to pay the prize money. Third: £2. Second: £4. Hamlin Prize Memorial Fund This fund started out as the “Endowment Fund” in 1933 with a target of £2. Honey presented must comply with the National Honey Show rules. For further details please contact the Treasurer. National Trust Class 1. Pour mixture into greased and lined 7” (180mm) round cake tin. Second: £4. sugar. Second: £4. National Trust Class 2. (Rule 9 does not apply) First: £6. This is acknowledged in the Schedule for the twenty years. Two jars Naturally Crystallised or Soft Set honey. (£1 per entry) 241. Tax Payers may increase the value of their support by making donations under Gift Aid. Two Jars Liquid Honey. One jar of liquid honey judged solely on taste. First: £6. 243. Two jars of Light or Medium honey. Jars and contents. Add sieved flour and mix until smooth. London Beekeepers’ Association Although the prize money is sponsored by LBKA these classes are open to any beekeeper who has colonies within the area enclosed by the M25. NATIONAL HONEY SHOW FUNDS General Fund Contributions to this fund are used to help to defray our ever-increasing costs. honey and water into a saucepan and heat until the fat has melted. First: £6.000. The name of the fund was changed to the Hamlin Memorial Fund in 1957. to be shown in a transparent container. aroma and viscosity. 242. The contents to be no less than 454 g (1lb). must match in all respects. but it has been decided to combine it with the Prize Fund Donations to any of these funds can be made using a CAFCARD or CAF Cheque as well as conventional payments by cheque. Bake approx 1 hour in oven 180ºC/350º F/ Gas Mark 4) until risen and firm to touch. stirring all the time. 40 . with its object remaining the same. National Trust Classes Open to Apiaries sited on National Trust Properties and managed through the Bee Part of It initiative. The name has been retained in memory of Mr Hamlin.

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