Bristol Honeyshow
& Festival
Bristol Honeyshow & Festival
31 August & 1 September 2019


Provisional Schedule of Classes

Draft Schedule available for download.

Honeycombe Farm


Points will be awarded in each of classes 1 to 13 as follows: 1st place - 7 points, 2nd place - 4 points, 3rd place - 2 point

1st place - £7, 2nd place - £4, 3rd place - £2 Entry fee: 50p per entry up to a maximum of £4 for all classes entered

Bristol Silver Queen Trophy will be awarded to the entrant gaining the highest number of points from classes 1 to 13 inclusive.

Bristol Bronze Queen will be awarded to the runner-up of the winner of the Silver Queen.

Winners of the each of the above trophies will receive an engraved item of Bristol Blue Glass to take home. The trophies cannot be taken away. An item of Bristol Blue Glass will also be awarded to the ‘Best in Show’ (Classes 1-13).

Class 20: Revised Honey Fruit Cake Recipe

Ingredients: 100g Sultanas, 200g soft butter, 200g honey, 3 eggs beaten, 100g ground almonds, 125g plain flour, 1.5 tsp baking powder, 25g flaked almonds.

Method: Cream butter and honey. Add the eggs gradually. Stir in the sultanas, followed by the ground almonds, then fold in the flour and baking powder. Add extra milk if texture requires more moisture. Pour into a greased and lined 20cm tin, sprinkle with the flaked almonds and bake for 45-50 minutes at 180C, gas mark 4. Timing is for conventional ovens and is a guide only as appliances vary. (Show inside a clear plastic bag on a flat white paper plate.)

Class 21: Honey Fudge Instructions

Show a minimum of 10 pieces inside a clear plastic bag on a paper plate. MUST contain Honey, MUST NOT contain chocolate. Recipe used to be written on card alongside display for the judge. Show inside a clear plastic bag on a flat white paper plate or doyley.

Suggestions: These are purely for information and none come with any particular recommendation or endorsement by the show committee. None have been tested by the committee! So may be of variable quality. They are all referenced as to where they were sourced. Download some recipes here.

Busy hive entrance