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Catch up with the Bee Farmer at events and in the media. 
Upcoming Events in 2016 
Thorpe Constantine Christmas Market 
Date: 04/12/2016 
Event Location: Thorpe Hall, Thorpe Constantine, Staffordshire,B79 0LH 
Status: Public 
Santa and his elves as well as entertainers will be busy round the crafts and the Bee Farmer. A chance enjoy the Christmas spirit and to pick up a splendid Christmas present. 11am to 7pm 
Click HERE for website 
 
Waterloo Cattage Farm Open day 
Date: 11 & 12/11/2016 
Event Location: 34 Harborough Road, Great Oxendon, LE16 8NA 
Status: Public 
Join us for our winter celebration of our award winning meat & poultry as well as selected foody producers. 10am to 3pm 
Click HERE for website 
 
Apple Day 
Date: 22/10/2016 
Event Location: Donington le Heath Manor House & Garden, Manor Road, Coalville, LE67 2FW 
Status: Public 
Join us for our annual celebration of the Apple. Meeting 1620 reenactors to tell the story of the 1620 Manor house and food. Crafts and the Bee Farmer. A chance to pick up an early Christmas present. 11am to 3pm 
Click HERE for website 
 
BBC Radio Derby's Derbyshire Day 
Date: 25/09/2016 
Event Location: Kedleston Hall, DE22 5JH. 
Status: Public 
Join us for our annual celebration of Derbyshire's finest food, drink, crafts and entertainment.  
Free entry and parking for everyone attending the event. 
Click HERE for website 
 
Ibstock Coountry Fair 
Date: 21/08/2016 
Event Location: Pretoria Road, Ibstock, LE67 6LR 
Status: Public 
Lots to see and do: 
Traction engines 
Vintage vehicles 
Birds of prey 
Heavy Horses 
Gundogs, Sheepdogs, Terriers, Lurchers & Hounds 
Brass Band, Scout Band & Seaforth Highlanders Band 
Battle of Britain Memorial flight fly by 
Craft tent & trade stands  
Welsh Axemen  
Click HERE for website 
 
Canwell Show 
Date: 06/08/2016 
Event Location: The Showground, London Road, Canwell,  
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B75 5SQ 
Status: Public 
The Canwell Show is one of the largest and oldest one day agricultural shows in the Midlands celebrating its 80th year. 
Click HERE for website 
 
Bobo's Food & Craft Fair 
Date: 24/07/2016 
Event Location: 104 Craythorne Road, Stretton, Staffordshire, DE13 0AZ 
Status: Public 
Food and craft from the Burton on Trent area. Open 10.00 til 16.00 free admission. 
Click HERE for website 
 
Mercia Marina 
Date: 03/07/2016 
Event Location: Mercia Marina, Findern, Derby 
Status: Public 
Merica Marina's regular event with the addition of talk from the Bee Farmer from the bandstand. 
 
Ashby Show 
Date: 10/07/2016 
Event Location: Cattow’s Farm, Heather 
Status: Public 
Ashby de la Zouch’s own Agricultural show in its 102nd year. Meet me, see the attractions 
 
The Life of Bees 
Date: 12/02/2016 
Event Location: The Village Hall, Austrey 
Status: Private: Austrey Gardener’s Society 
The Bee Farmer will be giving a talk on the European Honeybee. 
 
Bees & Buffet 
Date: 10/03/2016 
Event Location: The Health Workshop, Ashby de la Zouch 18.00-21.30 
Status: Ticket Only: The Bee Farmer & The Health Workshop 
A vegetarian buffet provided by The Health Workshop followed by The Bee Farmer giving a talk on the European Honeybee. Plus an oppertunity to shop at the The Health Workshop. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Christmas Craft Fayre Bosworth battlefield 
Date: 02/12/2016 
Event Location: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, CV13 0AD 
Status: Public 
More details to follow but for now crafts and the Bee Farmer. A chance to pick up an early Christmas present. 
Click HERE for website 
 
Byer's Deli Taste evening 
Date: 18/11/2016 
Event Location: 13 Gotham Rd, East Leake, Loughborough LE12 6JG 
Status: Public 
An evening celebrating our local producers of Honey, Beers, Gin, Jams and hot sauces. Our lovely coffee and deli counter is open too! 
5pm to 9pm 
Click HERE for website 
 
Melton Mowbray Food Festival 
Date: 01 & 02/10/2016 
Event Location: The Cattle Market, Melton Mowbray, LE13 0HS 
Status: Public 
The Melton Mowbray Food Festival is one of the largest regional food festivals in the country. It takes place in the UK’s Rural Capital of Food at the Cattle Market in Melton Mowbray. 
Click HERE for website 
 
Shakerstone Family Festival 
Date: 03 & 04/09/2016 
Event Location: The Green, Congerstone, CV13 6LZ 
Status: Public 
On the first weekend of September each year the small, sleepy Leicestershire village of Shackerstone springs to life with the sights and sounds of the Family Festival. 
It attracts approximately 15,000 to a unique event that includes vintage cars, canal boats, planes, railways and much more besides! 
The not for profit organisation has run since 1995 and has helped raise over £350,000 for good causes, both national and local. 
Click HERE for website 
 
Moira & Willesley Vintage Show 
Date: 13-14/08/2016 
Event Location: Moira Furnace 
Status: Public 
Situated right in the Heart of the National Forest, this weekend festival is a great outing for all the family where you can step back in time and see: 
steam engines 
vintage tractors 
historical motor vehicles 
stationary engines 
miniature steam 
funfair and entertainments 
trade and craft stalls 
and much, much more! 
 
Spring Craft Fair  
Date: 03/04/2016 
Event Location: Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre 11am-4pm 
The Bee Farmer joins BBHA for a showcasing fresh and exciting products for spring. 
 
2015 Events 
Donisthorpe School Shopping Evening 
Date: 10/11/2015 
Event Location: Donisthorpe Primary School 
Status: Public: Donisthorpe PTFA 
The Bee Farmer joins the PTFA for ladies pamper & shopping evening.The  
Woodville Scout Troop 
Date: 12/10/2015 
Event Location: Woodville Scout Hut 
Status: Private: Woodville Scouts 
Extraordinary bees 
 
Bee Wrangler 
Date: 06/09/2015 
Event Location: Countryfile on BBC1 
Status: Public 
The Bee Farmer wrangles bees for the Countryfile piece on Neonicotinoids 
 
Newton Burgoland Village Fete 
Date: 06/09/2015 
Event Location: The Belper Arms, Newton Burgoland 
Status: Public 
 
Ashby & Willesley Vintage Festival 
Date: 22-23/08/2015 
Event Location: Moira Furnace, Moira 
Status: Public 
 
Ashby Show 
Date: 12/07/2015 
Event Location: Cattow’s Farm, Heather 
Status: Public 
Ashby de la Zouch’s own Agricultural show. Meet me, see the attractions 
 
Click HERE for website 
 
The Life of Bees 
Date: 18/05/2015 
Event Location: Ashby Congregational Church 
Status: Private: Talk for the University of the Third Age (U3A) 
The Bee Farmer will be giving a talk on the British Bee. 
The Life of Bees 
Date: 18/05/2015 
Event Location: Ashby Congregational Church 
Status: Private: Talk for the University of the Third Age (U3A) 
The Bee Farmer will be giving a talk on the British Bee. 
 
The Life of Bees 
Date: 11/05/2015 
Event Location: Hall Farm, Appleby Magna 
Status: Private: Talk for Farmer’s Wife Club 
The Bee Farmer will be giving a talk on the British Bee. 
 
Donington le Heath Apple Day. 
Date: 19/10/2014 
Event Location: Donington le Heath Manor, Coalville 
Status: Public 
Celebrating all things Apple together with local producers and crafts folk. 
 
Click HERE for website 
 
Sir John Moore Pamper Day 
Date: 04/10/2014 
Event Location: Sir John Moore Foundation, Appleby Magna Status: Public 
Locally made craft and food items for sale in aid of the Foundation. 
 
Click HERE for SJM website 
 
The Honey Shop Launch 
Date: 11/07/2014 
We will be launching our online store, with lots of honey goodies, gifts and treats for first time buyers. Bee sure to check it out. 
 
Investigating the British Bee. 
Date: 19/06/2014 
Event Location: The Railway Inn, Moira 
Status: Private: Talk for Red Fox Group 
In association with the Red Fox Group, The Bee Farmer will be giving a talk on the British Bee. 
 
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