Auction Soon


Sunninghill Community Hall
Sunninghill Prep School, South Walks Road, Dorchester, DT1 1EB.

An auction of beekeeping equipment and associated paraphernalia will be held in the hall.

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
  • Phone 01373 430458
  • Mobile 07879 811967

Please Note: 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.



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.


Buyer registration and viewing of lots from 1 pm.


Selling starts at 2.00pm.

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.

For more information contact: Andy Ranson Tel: 01305 770730

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