Miss this year’s National Honey Show? Catch up on the atmosphere and events with an excellent write-up by Ealing member Thomas Bickerdike.
A week late but went to the National Honey Show last week and an excellent show this year with a noticeable increase in entries over last year including my three, a single jar of honey, a bottle of dry mead and a frame ready for extraction.
That’s the handsome three, photographed on the back of my narrowboat after returning from the show. The green star on the frame of honey is for third prize, way to go girls. A good frame like that is a thing of beauty and is staying on the boat throughout the winter so I can sit and look at it and in time may go back to the bees or become some nice chunk or cut comb honey.
The show has grown on me over the years when I first went I found it not that great but over the years and especially as I…
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