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The West Norfolk and King’s Lynn Beekeeper’s Association (WNKLBA) will hold its annual honey show in the grounds of the Downham Home and Garden Store at Bexwell on July 24 and 25. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2009

A beekeeping and horticultural extravaganza will be held to show off the work of beekeepers and give insight into life in a bee colony.

The West Norfolk and King’s Lynn Beekeepers Association (WNKLBA) will hold its annual honey show in the grounds of the Downham Home and Garden Store at Bexwell, near Downham Market, on July 24 and 25.

WNKLBA would usually be preparing to hold the event at the Sandringham Flower Show but instead found another venue following its cancellation.

Downham Home and Garden store.

Downham Home and Garden store. - Credit: Google

The show, in collaboration with The CGM Group and the Downham Home and Garden store, is free to the public and will showcase members' passion for beekeeping.

Displays will include live bees in ‘observation hives’, horticultural displays identifying plants which are beneficial to honey bees and other pollinating insects.

A variety of honey, wax products, meads, cakes and photographs which also be judged on Saturday, July 24 by National Honey Show appointed judges. 


Poster of the honey show and beekeeping exhibition at Downham Home and Garden.

Poster of the honey show and beekeeping exhibition at Downham Home and Garden. - Credit: WNKLBA