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National Honey Show

2019 Dates

Thursday 24th to Saturday 26th October 2019.


Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9AJ, UK.

News and Announcements

National Honey Show news and announcements.

20/10/2019 - Sad News updated 25/10/2019

Margaret Davies

It is with deep regret I have to tell you that our former Judges Referee and Director Margaret Davies passed away early this morning. Margaret enjoyed her visit to Canada and then judging in Northern Ireland. She then died after a short illness with pneumonia and complications. Funeral to be held on Wednesday 13th November at 1:00 pm, at Bournemouth Crematorium, North Cemetery, Strouden Avenue, Bournemouth, BH8 9HX
John Hendrie

19/10/2019 - Dates for future National Honey Shows at Sandown Park Racecourse
22nd to 24th October 2020
21st to 23rd October 2021

08/08/2019 - Website Update
The 2019 schedule is now available to download and view from the Schedule TAB.

20/05/2019 - Spring Newsletter
This year’s National Honey Show will be held, once more, at our fantastic venue: Sandown Park, Esher, from Thursday 24th to Saturday 26th October 2019. The lecture programme is now complete, though as always, subject to last minute contingencies, so do check lectures and times on the day. Topics planned for this year’s lectures include: Ralph Büchler on varroa resistance, varroa sustainable management, environmental adaptation and selection, and the link of honey bee complex biology to its health; John Donoghue on managing bees for the honey crop; Mary Montaut on bees & plants; Shona Blair on honey against superbugs; Jo Widdicombe on bee improvement; John Chambers on basic honey bee genetics; Irene Power on efficient beekeeping and Simon Rees on the Langstroth story, and how bees fly.
Download Spring 2019 Newsletter PDF [130KB]

28/10/2018 - Website Updates
Sides shows published for Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Results and judges comments for classes 5 and 6 published in PDF format.
All publicity photographs uploaded to Dropbox.
See 2018 Results.

22/10/2018 - National Honey Show National Council
This National Council listing wasn't finalised in time for the 2018 Schedule and is available for download: National Council 2018 [53KB PDF]

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