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Bee Fayre Celebration

Oakley Community Association Bee Fayre Celebration

BEE Fayre Celebration at Wootton Church and Meadows - Saturday 21st August 2021 RG23 8PE

•    National Honey Bee Day

•    Taste and buy the new seasons 2021 honey

•    Experience the many ways honey and beeswax are good for your health.

It's a an educational and family day out

•    Meet the Honey Beekeepers

•    Learn what it takes to make a jar of honey

•    Learn what is take for you to help sustain our Bee population of Solitary Bees, Bumble Bees, and Honey Bees, integral to our well being

Family friendly activities for adults and children to enjoy

•    How to create a bee friendly wild flower garden

•    Bee and wildlife face-painting

•    Wild flower “seed bombing”

•    Wildlife and wild flower activities

•    Learn how to make a traditional bee hive [Skep]

•    Observe through the looking glass a bee hive in action.

•    “Did I tell you that Bee Story” …… and more !

Come and listen to the Bee Story at the Workshop that is taking place inside Wootton Church at 3 pm.

We will be sharing the Bee Story. It starts with ……

•    Wild flowers to produce the nectar and pollen

•    Discover the Bee Families - Solitary, Bumble, and Honey Bees

•    Discover past and present beekeeping practises

•    What’s in a hive?

•    and finally Wootton Church importance to Beekeepers everywhere

Entry is free but we do have an amazing prize draw raffle

Prizes include champagne mead, signed books, and many other mouth-watering prizes. All proceeds will go to Wootton Church funds to help their community.

The Bee Story coming to you on Saturday 21st August RG23 8PE includes;

•    Hive Originals - seasons new honey and bee cosmetics

•    Buds Floristry  - wild flower and flower arranging

•    Bee friendly garden demonstrations

•    Kids Corner - Face-painting, seek and find, ask questions gain knowledge

•    Hampshire Wildlife Trust

•    Bumble Bee Trust

•    Basingstoke Beekeepers - honey, honey comb, demonstration hives and more

•    Acorn Education - Traditional Bee Hive demonstrations

Listen out for the church chimes during the afternoon

          Fayre begins 1:30 pm, Workshop begins 3 pm, Thanksgiving begins 5 pm

Wootton Church pastoral home to Charles Butler whom in 1623 published The Feminine Monarchie and is acknowledged as the Father of English Beekeeping

Oakley Community Association Bee Fayre Celebration
Oakley Community Association Bee Fayre Celebration
Oakley Community Association Bee Fayre Celebration
Oakley Community Association Bee Fayre Celebration
Oakley Community Association Bee Fayre Celebration
Oakley Community Association Bee Fayre Celebration