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WILTSHIRE BEE & HONEY SHOW UNVEILS SPEAKER LINE UP FOR 5th OCTOBER EVENT.

The Wiltshire Bee and Honey show organisers have revealed their programme of speakers and exhibitors for this years’ day long festival of all things associated with bees in the region.  As well as learning how to start your own hive on a budget, visitors to the October 5th show in Devizes will learn all about how bees make their honey as well as communicate with each other. Entry is free for everyone.
Amongst those giving free lectures is local Bee Keeper, Richard Rickets, training officer for Melksham and District Beekeeper’s Association and Deputy Editor of one of the UK’s most popular Bee Magazines, Bee Craft. He will be explaining how to get into Bee Keeping, the trials, tribulations and excitement of harvesting your own honey and answering questions on everything from the cost of setting up your own hive to coping with bee stings.
He will be joined by Lynfa Davis, a Master Beekeeper who will explain how bees communicate with each other as well as the importance of comb production. Another of the keynote speakers is Norman Carreck a beekeeper for nearly 40 years, as well as being a bee research scientist at the University of Sussex’.  He will be talking about the future for local bees in Wiltshire and the whole UK.
Wessex Water headline supporters of the show will be explaining how visiting green spaces can help improve your health and wellbeing and the many ways to can take part and enjoy the beautiful sites across our region, together with goodies to bring wildlife to your garden.
There are a number of exhibitors including Walworth’s Brewers from Devizes, who have developed a special ale for the show and visitors can sample the new honey flavoured Beer. There will also be mead, for those that want a taste. They will be joined by the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust, CPRE Wiltshire, Woodland Trust and Bumble Bee Conservation Trust.
Visitors are promised hands-on experiences from Candle Rolling to exploring inside a virtual hive as well learning all about where and when they can find flora, fauna and open spaces in Wiltshire that are home to many varieties of insects.

Saturday, 5 October 2018 – Entry is free to all.
Corn Exchange, The Market Place, Devizes SN10 1HS
Contact the organiser: wiltshoneyday@gmail.com

Media Contact: For Further information contact Julian Barlow

Julian@barlowcomms.co.uk
Tel 07747 852070


 

 

 

 

 

 

Remembering someone you love
Prospect Hospice have launched a new outdoor Memory Tree, situated within their private Remembrance Garden in Wroughton.  Each copper or stainless steel leaf hanging on the new Memory Tree will be engraved with a name, making it a poignant and lasting way to remember loved ones.
The Memory Tree leaves are available to anyone who would like to create that special lasting tribute to their loved one, even if you have not previously been directly involved with Prospect Hospice.
The contribution you make for your leaf will help Prospect Hospice to support and care for people affected by a life limiting illness, in the local community.
To find out more about the Memory Tree and how you can order a leaf please contact 01793 816111 or email dataadmin@prospect-hospice.net.   

 

 

Are you over 50 and looking to return to work, voluntary work, or further education?
We have a range of courses and qualifications for you and best of all they could be FREE!
You will also have support throughout your journey. To find out more contact Tina Hiscock on either 07585326235 or tina.hiscock@learndirect.com
*Subject to eligibility i.e 50yrs or over, Not in paid employment, UK resident, living in Wiltshire.


 

Whether you're looking to improve your skills to get a job or wanting to get back into learning, now is the time to do what you want to do and get where you want to be! We can help you build your qualifications for FREE* and help you to find employment & work experience. Call Jade Liddiard 07585998872 or email jade.liddiard@learndirect.com for more details.
Our Your Time team can support you in Chippenham, Salisbury, Swindon and Trowbridge *Subject to eligibility i.e 16-24 not in education, employment or training.

CHIPPENHAM MUSEUM & HERITAGE CENTRE

Click Here for Wiltshire List from Local Studies here at the History Centre, detailing newly acquired publications and photographs in the library and photographic collection.  Updated 10th April 2017.

DAYS OUT IN WILTSHIRE  To find out about all the great things that there are to do in Wiltshire, Follow this Link www.aboutbritain.com/counties/attractions-in-wiltshire.asp 

 

 

 


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