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Reigate’s 2022 Honey Fair – 10th September

The 10th September will see us re-opening the doors of the United Reformed Church hall in West Street, Dorking to the public at 10:30am until 4pm. After a two year break, this facility was used for our last Honey Fair 2019 and provides the opportunity for Reigate Beekeepers to once again promote the practice of Beekeeping and to educate and inform the public about honey bees in general. It is hoped that as many of you as possible and needed can participate and help in some way.  The format will differ from all previous … [Read More...]

APIARY TASKS

August in Your Apiary

The nectar bonanza is  nearly over! By varying accounts, the flow is tailing off, if not already ended, after the extreemly hot and dry July weather. The bees were certainly busy in the heat whilst we were wilting. There have been numerous reports of previously placid colonies becoming more than a little techy by the end of the month. That could well be explained as an understandable consequence of all the extra work they have had to do the keep temperatures in the hive DOWN !  Meanwhile, for beekeepers, August remains a busy month of the year! Perhaps avoid adding to your bees … [Read More...]

Next Big Events

South of England Honey Show 2022, 24-25 Sept.

The first of this years Honey Show season's opportunities to enter show bench exhibits.  Event details below ...  ... or click HERE to go direct to the SoE Honey Show schedule, rules and entry form.   For the SoE Honey Show Schedule and Entry Form, either Visit https://www.seas.org.uk/competing-autumn-show-horse-trials/  and click on … [Read More...]

2022 Honey Show – Entry Registration OPEN

Saturday 1st October PLAN YOUR ENTRIES NOW  Entry Closes during 26th September All exhibits will be displayed and judged  behind closed doors during the morning of 1st October, under the watchful eyes of our Show Bench Secretary, Stewards and the lenses of cameras. From 2pm members will be able to visit Henfold and view the Show benches as … [Read More...]

Reigate’s 2022 Honey Fair – 10th September

The 10th September will see us re-opening the doors of the United Reformed Church hall in West Street, Dorking to the public at 10:30am until 4pm. After a two year break, this facility was used for our last Honey Fair 2019 and provides the opportunity for Reigate Beekeepers to once again promote the practice of Beekeeping and to educate and inform … [Read More...]