Provisional Schedule of Classes
Draft Schedule available for download.
- Two 454g jars of light honey
- Two 454g jars of medium honey
- Two 454g jars of dark honey
- Two 454g jars of naturally crystallised honey
- Two 454g jars of soft set honey
- Two 454g jars of Heather honey
- One rectangular container of cut comb honey of min. weight 180g
- One shallow frame of honey ready for extraction
- One jar of honey, to be judged on Taste Alone
- One cake of beeswax of weight between 220 – 280g (exhibit on a white paper plate inside a clear plastic bag)
- Three matching blocks of wax, each of weight 28g (+/- 2g) (exhibit on a white paper plate inside a clear plastic bag)
- Two matching beeswax candles
- Any decorative beeswax item except candle made by any method (May include coloured wax).
- A Beeswax food wrap, up to 30cm square, fabric and beeswax only, displayed wrapping an empty food container
- One bottle of dry mead
- One bottle of sweet mead
- Novice class – two matching 454g jars of liquid honey
- An item of art illustrating any aspect of bees or beekeeping
- One photograph, min. size 15cm x 10cm mounted on A4 card of honeybee or beekeeping interest
- Honey fruit cake made to your own recipe. See note below (Show inside a clear plastic bag on a flat white paper plate or doyley.)
- Honey Fudge, made to a recipe of your choice (Show inside a clear plastic bag on a flat white paper plate or doyley.)
Points will be awarded in each as follows: 1st place - 7 points, 2nd place - 4 points, 3rd place - 2 point
Prizes in all classes: 1st place - £7, 2nd place - £4, 3rd place - £2
Entry fee: £1 per entry up to a maximum of £5 for all classes entered
Bristol Silver Queen Trophy will be awarded to the entrant gaining the highest number of points from classes 1 to 16 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 a special Bristol Blue Glass prize to take home. The trophies cannot be taken away. An award will also be given to the ‘Best in Show’ from any class.
Class 20: Classic Honey Fruit Cake Recipe
This class allows you to make a honey cake to your recipe of choice, which must be written on paper/card beside the cake. This will be judged by a small panel of members of the public, on set criteria:
- Taste—is this a nice cake to eat?
- Can you taste the honey?
Presentation on a paper plate inside a plastic bag.
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.)