Our 2016 Honey Show was held on Saturday 1st October at the Main Place, Railway Drive, Coleford, and was very well supported. There were 110 entries from 27 members. Our judge was Dave Williams of Wye Valley Beekeepers, and he praised the quality of our Show entries and gave us tips for doing even better next time.

Thanks to everyone who entered and helped to make the Show so successful.

The trophy winners were:

The Apis Mellifera Cup for the best honey in Show:  Graham Pugh, for his honey in Class 4.

The Major Noel Cup for the best exhibit in Show: Graham Pugh, for his honey in Class 4.

The Lydney Apiary Tray for the best cake to the given recipe: Krysia Kolodziejek

The Phil Phelps Memorial Cup for the best wax in Show: Adam Parker

The Chairman’s Cup for the entrant with the most points from all the classes: Adam Parker

You can see more photos from the Show here: Honey Show photos

For a spreadsheet listing the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners and the Chairman’s Cup points calculation click here: Chairman’s Cup points sheet