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Chalfonts Beekeepers'
Society Annual
Honey Show

The Chalfonts Beekeepers' will host their annual Honey Show at the Old Amersham Market Hall

Sunday 15th September. 

(Please note the change of venue!)

The results of the 2023 show are available to download here.


The ENTRY FORM for the 2024 show can be found here.


The HONEY SHOW RULES are listed below and also can be downloaded here.


The  SCHEDULE of CLASSES can be found here.


1.  The Honey Show is open to members of the Chalfonts Beekeepers’ Society and all entries are free.

2.  Labels will be prepared in advance and ready for collection from 8:30 am on the day of the Show. Tables will be available to label your exhibits, which should be labelled as follows:

  • Jars (honey) – about half an inch (12mm) from the bottom

  • Cut comb – on the lid with duplicate on one side of the container Candles – one on stand

  • Beeswax – one on wax with duplicate on display plate/dish

3.  Extracted honey must be exhibited in plain, clear, 454g (1lb) squat jars (glass or plastic) with standard gold lacquered metal, or gold plastic, screw tops or twist-offs, and matching, except where otherwise stated. Honey colour will be assessed by means of BS filters. Cut comb must be submitted in standard 8oz rectangular containers.

4.  Exhibits may not be removed until permitted by the steward. Please pick up your entries after 4pm; any entries not collected will be disposed of.

5.  Class 6: Three identical jars of any size, labelled as for sale.

6.  All entries to classes 1-12, 20-23 shall be the produce of the entrant’s own hives.

7.  Novice Classes are open to anyone who has not won a first prize in this category and has started beekeeping in the last five years.

8.  Candles to be displayed mounted and ready to light. Decorative rolled candles must have no flammable decoration.

9. National Honey Show Rules apply.


All entry queries in this Honey Show should be referred to the Honey Show Secretary Fiona Matheson – 07768 131904

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