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Allotment Associations & Horticultural Groups in Harrow, Middlesex

Harrow in LEAF's 19th Horticultural and Craft Show at the Headstone Village Show

August Bank Holiday Monday 26th 2024, from noon until 5.00pm

Competition Classes for exhibitors - OPEN TO ALL, anyone can enter:



HONEY, MEAD and BEESWAX SECTION:       PRINT RULES      PRINT ENTRY FORM
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SUPPLEMENTARY RULES

• All honey must be the produce of the Exhibitor's own bees
• Except for classes 152 and 177, extracted honey must be exhibited in matching commercial squat pattern 454g (1lb) clear glass honey jars with matching lids
• Frames must be displayed in a glazed, bee-proof housing
• Mead must be shown in clear colourless glass, punted, bottles of round section of approximately 75cl (26 fluid ounces) capacity with rounded, not sloping, shoulders and without lettering of any kind. Bottles with shallow punts are acceptable.
Only cork stoppers with white plastic flanges are to be used
• No alcohol or flavouring may be added to mead but additions such as acids, nutrients and tannin may be used
• Exhibits must bear no mark or identification of ownership other than NBK standard labels, which will be provided by HBKA when staging the exhibit, and in the case of mead and honey these labels must be affixed to allow between 10mm and 15mm between the edge of the label and the bottom of the jar or bottle
• On frames, place labels at the top right hand corner of the vertical transparent face of the case and the duplicate on the top of the horizontal bar of the frame
• Labels for cut comb shall be affixed one on the lid and the duplicate on the long side of the container
• If a showcase is used for wax, one label must be affixed to the glass and the duplicate on the surface of the wax to be shown uppermost. Small blocks of wax shall have a label affixed to one side of each item in the class
* Multiple entries, allowed in Classes 145, 146, 151, 156, 160, 161, 171 and 174 ONLY, are limited to a maximum of TWO in any one Class. Each multiple entry will be identified by a letter (A or B) after the Class number on the entry card. Exhibitors will not be entitled to more than one award in any one class
• The "NOVICE" Classes are open only to Exhibitors who have never won a first prize in this Section


CLASS

145 * TWO JARS LIGHT HONEY 454g (1lb)
146 * TWO JARS MEDIUM HONEY 454g (1lb)
147 TWO JARS DARK HONEY 454g (1lb)
148 TWO JARS GRANULATED or CREAMED HONEY 454g (1lb)
149 TWO JARS CHUNK HONEY 454g (1lb)
150 ONE JAR HONEY any colour 454g (1lb), to be judged on taste, aroma and viscosity only
151 * ONE JAR HONEY any colour 454g (1lb) GIFT CLASS (proceeds to Show funds)
152 TWO JARS HONEY, a matched pair in any type and size of clear colourless glass or plastic container up to 454g (1lb) except for jars eligible for any other class
153 TWO JARS HONEY, any colour 454g (1lb), NOVICE CLASS
154 TWO JARS GRANULATED or CREAMED HONEY 454g (1lb), NOVICE CLASS
155 ONE CONTAINER OF CUT COMB, minimum gross weight 200g (7oz)
156 * ONE COMB FOR EXTRACTION
157 ONE COMB FOR EXTRACTION FROM '2024' MARKED FRAME, to show good management of a designated new frame (frames available via Harrow Beekeepers' Association from April)
158 BEES IN AN OBSERVATION HIVE (one to three combs)
159 ONE TABLET BEESWAX, 200-255g (7-9oz) not less than 13mm ( in) thick
160 * SIX 28-30g (1oz) BLOCKS OF BEESWAX, natural colour, all matching
161 * A MOULDED BEESWAX EXHIBIT (may be coloured)
162 A HANDMADE or SCULPTED BEESWAX EXHIBIT (may be coloured)
163 THREE MATCHING MOULDED BEESWAX CANDLES, natural colour
164 THREE DIPPED BEESWAX CANDLES, natural colour
165 BEESWAX POLISH, paste or cream, any colour, weight or container size
166 BEESWAX COSMETIC, exhibit should be in a small container with card describing the product and ingredients
167 ONE STANDARD BOTTLE OF MEAD, DRY
168 ONE STANDARD BOTTLE OF MEAD, SWEET
169 DRINK (alcoholic or non alcoholic) incorporating honey, other than mead
To be displayed in any clear glass or plastic bottle labelled with the name of the drink. Recipe to be provided
170 HONEY CAKE to exhibitor's own recipe (recipe must be provided)
171 * ANY ITEM OF HONEY COOKERY, other than honey cake, incorporating APPLES as an ingredient (recipe must be provided)
172 HARROW HONEY LABEL, an original design, to fit a 454g (1lb) jar of honey. Must meet honey label regulations, be suitable for quantity production, and be displayed on an A5 card
173 GREETINGS CARD, relating to any aspect of beekeeping, any material, any size
174 * ONE MOUNTED PHOTOGRAPH on any aspect of beekeeping, black & white or colour, max size of print 8 x 10in, to be displayed mounted but not framed
175 WRITER'S CORNER, short story, poem or limerick, max 200 words, on any aspect of beekeeping. State age if under 16
176 CHILDREN'S PAINTING, (16 years of age and under) a drawing or painting relating to beekeeping, any size. Age to be stated on exhibit
177 DISPLAY CLASS, composite display of at least six different products of the hive. To be judged on artistic presentation and product quality Max size 46cm (18in) square (double points awarded in this class)


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Our Show Contacts:

A full list of our Show Contacts can be found on our Home Page


Competition Classes:

• The People's Choice

• Open Challenge Cup

• Vegetables

• Vegetables - Top Tray

• Fruit

• Flowers

• Flowers - Top Vase

• Floral Art

• Home Preserves Section

• Cookery Section

• Wine, Beer, Cider

• Crafts Section

• Photography Section

• Art Section

• Photography Section

• Junior Section

• Honey, Mead, and Beeswax



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