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A hive can contain up to 70,000 bees in midsummer. There will be 1 queen, 250 drones, 20,000 female foragers, 30,000 female house-bees, 5,000 to 7,000 eggs, 7,000-11,000 larvae being fed, 16,000 to 24,000 larvae developing into adults in sealed cells.

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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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