Diary Discover the events where the Bee Farmer will be appearing  

Catch up with the Bee Farmer at events during 2019. 
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Appleby Magna WI 
Date: 12/02/2019 
Event Location: Heritage Centre, St Helen's church yard, Ashby 
Status: Public 7.30pm 
Foundation Course in Beekeeping 
Date: 2-3/03/2019 
Event Location: Sir John More School, Top Street, Appleby Magna 
Status: Public 9am - 5pm. Entry by advance booking only 
Book your place click HERE 
Check out the syllabus HERE 
Gelato Bites - Meet the Bee Farmer 
Date: 06/03/2019 
Event Location: Gelato Village, 2 Saint Martins Square, Leicester, LE1 5DF 
Status: Public 6.30pm - 7.30pm 
Website: Book your ticket HERE 
David McDowell is The Bee Farmer, a professional bee keeper who supplies Gelato Village with all of its honey. Find out more about the life of a bee keeper, what he makes and how he does it! Along the way there will be the chance to taste some delicious products, including Gelato Village's international award winning Bee Happy gelato, made with honey, sage and lemon zest. 
Date: 09/03/2019 
Event Location: NAEC, Stoneleigh – CV8 2LG 
Status: Public 9am - 4.30pm 
I am not trading at this event but it is an excellent event if you are interested in bee lectures and for equipment from top suppliers. 
Foundation Course in Beekeeping 
Date: 6-7/04/2019 
Event Location: Chestnut Woodland Forest School, Ashby road, Moira 
Status: Public 9am - 5pm. Entry by advance booking only 
Book your place click HERE 
Check out the syllabus HERE 
Swepstone Womens Institute 
Date: 1o/04/2019 
Event Location: Heather Village Hall. 
Status: Private - 7.30pm 
Family Family Learning Star Wars 
Date: 27/04/2019 
Event Location: Century Theatre, Ashby Rd, Coalville LE67 3LN 
Status: Public - 11am - 2pm 
Statfold Giant Miniature Weekend 
Date: 11-12/05/2019 
Event Location: Statfold Barn Farm, Ashby Road, Tamworth B79 0BU 
Status: Public 9am - 5pm 
A steam filled rally event for all ages. Over 100 miniature engines from across the UK will be in steam, operating alongside the narrow gauge steam trains of the SBR and of course the stunning Statfold Tramway with ex-Burton & Ashby Tramcar No14. 
Moira Canal Festival 
Date: 18-19/05/2019 
Event Location: Moira Furnace Museum, Furnace Lane, Moira, DE12 6AT 
Status: Public 9am - 5pm 
Friends of Leicester University Botanic Garden 
Date: 21/05/2019 
Event Location: The Knoll House, Glebe Road, Oadby, LE2 2LD 
Status: Private 11am - 12pm 
Foundation Course in Beekeeping 
Date: 1st-2nd/06/2019 
Event Location: Chestnut Woodland Forest School, Ashby road, Moira 
Status: Public 9am - 5pm. Entry by advance booking only 
Book your place click HERE 
Check out the syllabus HERE 
Blackfordby Nature Group 
Date: 18/06/2019 
Event Location: Old School Room, Main Street, Blackfordby 
Status: Public 7.30pm - 9pm. £3 on the door 
Ashby Steam Festival 
Date: 22-23/06/2019 
Event Location: Scamhazel Farm, Boundary,  
Nr. Ashby de la Zouch, DE11 7BA 
Status: Public 9am - 4pm 
This two day event is a great outing for all the family. Visitors can step back in time and see: 
steam engines 
vintage tractors 
historical motor vehicles 
stationary engines 
miniature steam 
funfair and children's entertainment 
trade and craft stalls 
and much, much more!! 
Timber Festival 
Date: 05-07/07/2019 
Event Location: Feanedock, National Forest 
Status: Public - Ticket Only. Book your tickets HERE 
Gather round all nature lovers, day dreamers, big thinkers. 
Step into an incredible weekend festival of debate, celebration and reflection in the National Forest. Timber invites you to stand up and be counted as we rethink our relationship with trees and forests. 
Ashby Show 
Date: 14/07/2019 
Event Location: Cattow’s Farm, Heather 
Status: Public 
A traditional country show. Lots of judging categories, crafts, trade stands vintage vehicles, food vendors and fair rides. Book your tickets HERE 
Jim's Tractor Run 
Date: 28/07/2019 
Event Location: Bath Grounds, Ashby de la Zouch 
Status: Public 
Tractor Run and vintage cars parade along Market St, Ashby and park up on The Bath Grounds where there you can take a look at all the tractors and talk to the drivers. There will be live entertainment throughout the day and lots of exciting stalls including food and drink vendors and fair rides. A great family day out. Proceeds go to local charities. 
Sir John Moore Winter Fair 
Date: TBC/12/2018 
Event Location: Sir John Moore School, New Road,  
Appleby Magna. DE12 7AW 
Status: Private 7pm - 9pm 
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