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Saturday 19th September 2015 - Bromley and Orpington Honey Show

Published 15.Sep.2015, 9:19pm

The 2013 Bromley and Orpington honey show

Bromley and Orpington Honey Show

Show sponsors: Thornes, MANN LAKE, KBS and Northern Bee Books

Saturday 19th September at Emmanuel Church, The Grove, West Wickham, Kent, BR4 9JS.

Staging: 9.00am - 9.45am

Open to the Public: 10.00am - 4.30pm

Refreshments including home made cakes

Honey tasting

Competitive classes

Fantastic raffle prizes

Two FREE talks in the Hewitt Room:

11:00am Talk: Beekeeping for beginners (1 hour)

2:30pm Talk: Bumblebees (1 hour)

Judge: Rev. HF Capener

Show Secretary: Peter Bashford,
31 Malcolm Rd, Woodside, SE25 5HE.
Tel: 020 8656 7990

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