Annual auction of beekeeping equipment.

We have not even got Christmas out of the way and already we are thinking about next year’s auction.

It is on Saturday 2nd March 2019 and at the same place as last year’s auction –
Sunninghill Community Hall
Sunninghill Prep School, South Walks Road, Dorchester, DT1 1EB

Thornes
A Thorne’s stockist, Diane Sleigh from the Bee Depot will be there. She will be happy to take pre-orders and will also be running the Thorne’s wax conversion/exchange scheme, this shall comply with the tables listed in the Thorne’s catalogue. Please contact Diane approximately a week prior to the auction to confirm the weight and what is required to be exchanged.
Contact details:
Email diane.sleigh@thebeedepot.com
Phone 01373 430458
Mobile 07879 811967

Wax Exchange
Wax needs to be clean and rendered (no hive scrapings) with the crud removed from the bottom.

It also needs to be free from wire, stones etc. Colour irrelevant but no pre-coloured wax.

TIMINGS
Sellers: Booking-in of lots from 11 am – 1.00 pm.
All items for sale must be clean, of reasonable and saleable quality, otherwise entry of items will be refused. Neither drawn foundation/comb nor live bees will be accepted.
Buyers: Buyer registration and viewing of lots from 1 pm.
Selling: Selling starts at 2.00pm.

Car Parking
There is ample car parking on site and assistance will be available at the end of the auction to help load purchased items into your vehicle.

Refreshments will be available

For more information contact: Andy Ranson Tel: 01305 770730

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