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Catch up with the Bee Farmer at events during 2018. 
February 
Appleby Magna WI 
Date: 08/02/2018 
Event Location: Appleby Magna Village Hall 
Status: Private 7pm 
Website: www.thewi.org.uk 
YHA Legacy Day 
Date: 15/02/2018 
Event Location: YHA National Forest, Bath Lane, Moira. 
Status: Private 1pm 
 
March 
BeeTradex 
Date: 03/03/2018 
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. 
Charnwood Young Farmers Club 
Date: 20/03/2018 
Event Location: The Glenmore Centre, Thorpe Rd, Shepshed, LE12 9LU 
Status: Private 7pm 
Website:  
 
Netherseal Young Farmers Club 
Date: 27/03/2018 
Event Location: Lullington Vilage Hall 
Status: Private 7.30pm 
 
April 
Tutbury Market 
Date: 08/04/2018 
Event Location: High Street. Tutbury 
DE13 9LS nr. Burton upon Trent. 
Status: Public 9am - 4pm 
60+ stalls of food, crafts with live music through out the day 
Many of the shops are open too 
Snarestone Garden Group 
Date: 19/04/2018 
Event Location: Main St, Snarestone, Swadlincote DE12 7DB 
Status: Private - 7.30pm 
 
 
The Coffee Pot Club 
Date: 16/04/2018 
Event Location: Hood Park Liesure Centre, Ashby de la Zouch 
Status: Private 10am 
Food in Space 
Enjoy an evening surrounded by the very best food available to try and buy. An evening dedicated to eating, drinking, learning and discovering something new and exciting around every corner 
Date: 21/04/2018 
Event Location: National Space Centre,  
Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS 
Status: Public Ticket See website 7pm - 23pm 
May 
Moira Canal Festival 
Date: 19-20/05/2018 
Event Location: Moira Furnace Museum, Furnace Lane, Moira, DE12 6AT 
Status: Public 9am - 5pm 
Giant Miniature Traction Engine weekend 
Date: 12-13/05/2018 
Event Location: Statfold Barn Farm, Ashby Road, Tamworth, B79 0BU 
Status: Public - By advance ticket ONLY. See website. 
 
June 
Ashby Steam Festival 
Date: 23-24/06/2018 
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!! 
 
Leonard Cheshire Home Summer Fete 
Date: 09/06/2018 
Event Location: Main Street, Netherseal, Swadlincote, DE12 8DA 
Status: Public 9am - 5pm 
The highlight of the day is an RAF fly past. It is usually a veteran airplane that has the honour.  
July 
Tutbury Market 
Date: 01/07/2018 
Event Location: High Street. Tutbury 
DE13 9LS nr. Burton upon Trent. 
Status: Public 9am - 4pm 
60+ stalls of food, crafts with live music through out the day 
Many of the shops are open too 
Timber Festival 
Date: 06-08/07/2017 
Event Location: Feanedock, National Forest 
Status: Public - Ticket Only 
 
Ashby Show 
Date: 15/07/2017 
Event Location: Cattow’s Farm, Heather 
Status: Public 
 
August 
The Bee Fayre sponsored by BJ Sherriff Beesuits 
Date: 11-12/08/2018 
Event Location: Enys Gardens, Penryn TR10 9LB 
Status: Public 
 
September 
Tamworth Wildlife Group 
Date: 04/09/2018 
Event Location: St Francis Church, Leyfields, Tamworth 
Status: Private 
Repton Village Society 
Date: 06/09/2018 
Event Location: Repton Village Hall 
Status: Private 
Tutbury Market 
Date: 16/09/2018 
Event Location: High Street. Tutbury 
DE13 9LS nr. Burton upon Trent. 
Status: Public 9am - 4pm 
60+ stalls of food, crafts with live music through out the day 
Many of the shops are open too 
 
 
December 
Tutbury Farmers & Craft Market 
Date: 09/12/2018 
Event Location: High Street, Tutbury, Staffordshire 
Status: Public 10am - 4pm 
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