2018 Honey Show


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Beverley District

Annual Honey Show

The Horticultural Marque

Driffield Show Ground, YO25 9DN

July 18th 2018

(Closing date for entry form: July 12th)

Judge:   Mr David Shannon

Show Secretary:  Mrs. Gillian Thatcher

Sedgefield, Riverside, Driffield, YO25 6PA.

01377 240111; email:  gillianthatcher@btinternet.com

There are a total of 16 classes including honey, wax, candles, cookery, photography and open classes for hive related items and crafts. Honey and wax exhibited must be the bona fide produce of the exhibitor’s own bees although cakes and confectionary can be made with any honey and does not need to be honey produced by the exhibitor’s own bees.

You can download the Schedule here: 2018 Honey Show Schedule

And the Entry Form here: 2018 Honey Show Entry Form

Entry fee is £1 per entry. Entry of 8 exhibits or more will merit one adult pass into the Driffield Show.

As well as trophies and BBKA Blue Ribbon to be awareded to best Honey or Wax in Show prize monies are 1st £5, 2nd £3 and 3rd £1.

 

Honey Show – Schedule of Classes

Entries into ALL CLASSES are open to all comers

HONEY AND WAX

All entries in the honey and wax classes must be the bona fide produce of the exhibitor’s own bees.hs2cropped

Class

1      TWO MATCHING JARS of LIGHT HONEY

2      TWO MATCHING JARS of MEDIUM or DARK HONEY

3      TWO MATCHING JARS of NATURALLY GRANULATED or SOFT SET HONEY

4      ONE JAR of HONEY, PRODUCED by a NOVICE. Novice exhibitors must not have won a first prize in any class at the Beverley Honey Show.

5      ONE SINGLE ‘BLACKED OUT’ JAR of HONEY. The exhibit will be judged on taste and flavor only. Jar to be paper covered to its neck.

6      TWO MATCHING JARS of HEATHER HONEY or HEATHER BLEND

7      TWO MATCHING JARS of HONEY as ‘For Sale’ displaying the exhibitors honey label.

8      ONE SHALLOW or DEEP COMB of HONEY FOR EXTRACTION.  Heather or Flower.

9      TWO CONTAINED SECTIONS or ROUNDS of CUT COMB HONEY

10    TWO BEESWAX CANDLES matching in all respects, made by moulding or dipping. The candles to be displayed erect. They may be lit at the discretion of the Judge.

11   TWO MATCHING CANDLES made by moulding or rolling, may be coloured and decorated. The candles to be displayed erect. They may be lit at the discretion of the Judge.

12    ONE BOTTLE of MEAD sweet or dry.

13    TWO HONEY or WAX RELATED PRODUCTS e.g. wax blocks. polish, soap, hand cream or the like in containers labelled with the ingredients. Non-Edible Only.

 

CAKES AND CONFECTIONARY

Exhibits in Classes 14 and 15 to be displayed on white paper plates in clear plastic bags.Beverley Beekeepers Honey Show Driffield Show Mead and Honey Cake DSCF0763

Cakes and Confectionary may be made with any honey and do not need to be honey produced by the exhibitor’s own bees.

Class

14    FRUIT HONEY CAKE. Made in accordance with the recipe below.

Ingredients. 8oz (225g) Self Raising Flour, 4oz(115g) Butter or Marg, 8oz(225g) Liquid Honey, 2 Medium Eggs,

4oz(115g) Sultanas, 4oz(115g) Currants, 2oz(60g) Mixed Peel, Pinch of Nutmeg and Salt, 3 teaspoons Milk.

Method. Cream butter and honey together, beat in eggs slowly, sieve flour, nutmeg and salt and fold in alternatively with dried fruit. Add enough milk to make soft consistency.

Bake in a well buttered 18cm (approx.) round tin for approx. 1 ¼ hours in a moderate oven.

15    6 of HONEY SWEETENED SCONES made to exhibitor’s own recipe. Recipe to be displayed with the entry.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

All exhibits must have been taken but not necessarily processed, by the entrant.

Class

16    A PHOTOGRAPH on a theme connected with honey bees or beekeeping.

Not larger than 297 x 210mm (A4). Mounted or unmounted, black and white or colour.

 

TROPHIES:

The Silver Challenge Rose Bowl – to the BBKA member who gains the most points in all classes

The Challenge Rose Bowl– will be awarded to the BBKA member who is the runner up

The Elliot Trophy – awarded to the BBKA member who wins class 1

The Tyes Trophy – awarded to the BBKA member who wins class 3

The F.M. Kendrew Memorial Rose Bowl–awarded to the BBKA member who wins the gift class

A Perpetual Silver Plate with Medal – awarded to the exhibitor with the most points in all classes

The Coulson Cup – awarded to the BBKA member who wins class 16

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