Shows and Events

There are three shows that we support:

 

Road to the Isles Show - 10/06/17

 

Sunart Agricultural Show – 12/08/17 - event form and produce list is available by e-mail from sunartshow@yahoo.com

There is just 1 category in the show and this is in the ALTERNATIVE PRODUCE section as follows:

61. Jar/Comb Honey

 

Lochaber Agricultural Show – 26/08/17 - application forms are found at http://www.lochaberagriculturalshow.co.uk/

 

The 5 categories in the show  are as follows:

 

Section 7 - Honey

Class

87 Jar of Honey, from beekeepers own bees

88 Piece of Cut Comb, from beekeepers own bees

89 Frame of Capped Honey Comb, from beekeepers own bees

90 Beeswax Candles

91 Honey Cake

Awards

Rosette for best exhibit

Peter Brown Memorial Trophy

 

Recipe is as follows:

 

HONEY FRUIT CAKE

Ingredients

200g (7oz) Self Raising Flour, sifted

110g (4oz) Butter

175g (6oz) Honey

2 Medium Eggs

175g (6oz) Sultanas

110g (4oz) Glace Cherries, halved

Milk (optional)

Method

Preheat the oven to 180 C /350 F/gas mark 4.

Cream honey and butter together.

Beat eggs well and add them alternately with sifted flour, then fold in sultanas and cherries.

A little milk may be added if necessary.

Turn into a buttered, circular tin, 16.5-19 cm (6½ inch-7½ inch) in diameter.

Bake for approx 1¼ to 1½ hours, until well-risen and golden.

Cool on a wire rack.

 

 

 

We are located at:

Lochaber Beekeepers Association

Tigh Na Feidh Achintore Road

Fort William

PH33 6RN

Contact us today!

If you have any queries or wish to make an appointment, please contact us:

 

+44 7768 805040 +44 7768 805040

secretary@lochaberbeekeepers.org

 

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