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How Many Beekeepers

In the UK there are approximately 44,000 beekeepers looking after around 240,000 hives.
They produce 6000 tones of honey per year.
Each hive is worth about £400 to the agricultural economy.
We produce only 20% of the honey we consume - the rest is imported.

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Kent Festival of Bees 2015

Published 27.Jul.2015, 10:19pm

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Date: Bank Holiday Monday, 31 August 2015

Time: 10am - 4pm

Venue: The Night Yard, Highland Court Farm, Coldharbour Lane, Bridge, Nr. Canterbury, Kent, CT4 5HN.
Bee produce & honey show competition and festival celebrating everything connected with bees.

For all bee enthusiasts and professionals, and those wanting to learn more about bees.

Seminars and talks, beekeeping demonstrations and many unique show offers from Mann Lake UK, who are sponsoring the day.

There will also be hands on craft activities and demonstrations plus craft and local food stalls.

All classes are FREE to enter.

Details and downloadable entry forms are on

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