SSDBKA Honey Show 2019
Show free to enter this year
Judging at 10am by John Carrier
Open to the public from 12 noon to 4.00pm
This year, the Association’s Honey Show will be held at Hilton Green Apiary, Forest of Mercia on Saturday 21st September 2019.
Staging of entries will take place between 8.00am & 9.30am on the Saturday morning.
Between 10.00am and noon Charles Davis will be demonstrating how he makes his award winning plastic fruit and vegtables.
The honey tasting class (21) is back again due to popular demand, with members voting for their favourite tasting honey.
To enter this category simply fill a jar with your most delicious honey and bring it along to enter in the show.
This year, there is no entry charge to enter any or all of the classes listed on the previous page.
Remember that the Novice classes are for beekeepers who have kept bees for less than five years and who have not won a novice class before.
Entrance to the event is free to family, friends and the public and your support would be much appreciated.
| SS&DBKA Honey Show 2019 |
Novice Class Class 1 – 1 jar 454g clear honey
Class 2 – 1 jar 454g set honey
Class 3 – Frame of honey ready for extraction – your frame
Open Class Class 4 – 2 jars 454g light honey
Class 5 – 2 jars 454g medium honey
Class 6 – 2 jars 454g heather honey
Class 7 – 2 jars 454g dark honey
Class 8 – 2 jars 454g set honey
Class 9 – Any frame of honey ready for extraction
Class 10 – 5 jars of honey ready for sale, fully labelled with all legal requirements
Class 11 – Own design honey label to fit 454g jar displayed on empty jar. Must comply with legal requirements.
Class 12 – Photographic, images must be taken by entrant, subject bees or beekeeping. Technical data optional.
a) Bee or bees,
b) Beekeeping related scene. Size: A4
Class 13 – Beeswax 1 piece weight 200-255g 7-9oz to be cast in plain mould
Class 14 – Decorative use of beeswax
Class 15 – Beeswax candles 3 pieces
Class 16 – 1x 75cl bottle of mead dry or sweet, white plastic flanged cork. a) Dry b) Sweet c) Melomel (flavoured)
Class 17 – Honey fudge own choice, recipe to be displayed 6 – 8 pieces
Class 18 – Honey biscuits own choice, recipe to be displayed 6 biscuits
Class 19 – Decorated honey cup cake, recipe to be displayed 4 cakes
Class 20 – Honey cake own choice, recipe to be displayed
Class 21 – Honey for tasting – members vote – Supply 1x 1lb jar of honey
Class 22 – Bee related craft project with explanation
Class 23 – Bee related invention or beekeeping gadget with detailed explanation
Honey Show Results 2019
|FIRST||SECOND||THIRD||Highly Commended||Highly Commended||Highly Commended|
|CLASS 1||Phil Atkin||Karen Taylor||Karen Atkin|
|CLASS 2||Karen Taylor|
|CLASS3||Alan & Chris Brewin||Karen Taylor|
|CLASS 4||David Beasley||Brian Harvey|
|CLASS 5||David Beasley||Brian Harvey||Dayna White|
|CLASS 6||Stuart Roberts||Wendy Woodwood||Brian Harvey|
|CLASS 7||Brian Harvey||David Beasley|
|CLASS 8||Brian Harvey||Karen Taylor|
|CLASS 9||Claire George||Stuart Roberts||Brian Harvey||Wendy Woodwood|
|CLASS 10||Stuart Roberts||Dayna White||Szymon Jablonski||Brian Harvey|
|CLASS 11||Stuart Roberts||Dayna White|
|CLASS 12a||Alan & Chris Brewin||Dayna White||Stuart Roberts||Carl & Karen||Mel|
|CLASS 12b||Kate Davies||Stuart Roberts|
|CLASS 13||Phil Atkin||Brian Harvey||Stuart Roberts|
|CLASS 14||Charles Davies||Kate Davies||Stuart Roberts|
|CLASS15||Szymon Jablonski||Chris Shaw|
|CLASS 16a||Claire George||Karen Atkin|
|CLASS 16b||Chris Shaw||Stuart Roberts|
|CLASS 16 c||Chris Shaw||Chris Shaw|
|CLASS 17||Stuart Roberts|
|CLASS 18||Karen Atkin|
|CLASS 20||Jo Berriman||Alan & Chris Brewin||Carl & Karen|
|CLASS 21||Stuart Roberts B||Dayna White D||Phil Atkin V|
|CLASS 22||Dayna White||Stuart Roberts|
|CLASS 23||Alan & Chris Brewin|
- There were 100 entries in total
- There were 12 entries for class 21
- 30 taster slips were filled in with 32 points to Stuart 26 points to Dayna and 22 points to Phil
- The points for the David Battersby Shield were calculated awarding 5 points for 1st, 3 points for 2nd, 2 points for 3rd and 1 point for H/C
- When totaled Stuart was first with 44 points, Brian was second with 24 points, Chris & Alan third with 18 points
- Thanks were expressed to members for taking the time to enter, the judges for their expertise and organisers for a lovely show!
SS&DBKA Honey Show 2018
Here are the results: Honey Show Results 2018