• The Birmingham Honey Show at Martineau Gardens 14th & 15th September

    On Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September, at Martineau Gardens, from 10am – 4pm
    Organised by Birmingham and District Bee Keepers Association
    Free entry.
    Back for a third year, the Birmingham Honey Show is a chance to find out all about the fascinating craft of beekeeping. You’ll be able to

    • talk to local beekeepers,
    • meet a queen,
    • learn about the different types of bees,
    • talk to beekeepers,
    • think about becoming a beekeeper,
    • view observation hives,
    • make candles from beeswax
    • buy locally produced honey direct from the beekeepers all in the settings of a beautiful organic community garden.

    There will be plant sales and refreshments available. There are demonstration vegetable beds, an orchard, an earth oven, woodland, formal gardens, ponds, a hot house, a wildflower meadow and more. Children’s activities include candlemaking plus the ‘Shipwreck’ children’s play area.
    Martineau Gardens, 27 Priory Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7UG.
    Information: 0121 440 7430

    Posted on 20th August 2013