The Devon Beekeepers’ Virtual Show

Show Secretary: Liz Westcott

All entries are by photograph and to be submitted by email to: lizwestcott@me.com

Please put the Class number in the email subject box and Remember to say which Branch you belong to.

Entries close   30th June 2020.

No entry fee, no prizes. 

Certificates for first, second and third places will be posted to the first three places.

Certificate for the Branch gaining the most points overall. 

Results will be published in the August edition of the Devon Beekeeping magazine and on this website  on 10th August 2020

All photographs will be posted on this website and the winners’ photos will be published in the Devon Beekeeping magazine. 


Click on a Class name highlighted in blue to view the entries 

Class 1: A honey label designed by the beekeeper to comply with current regulations, judged for marketing appeal.  Judge: Jack Mummery

Class 2: A display of four ornamental objects made of beeswax, colouring permitted, excluding candles.  Judge: Jack Mummery 

Class 3:  Photograph, subject of interest to beekeepers.  Black and white or coloured.  Judge: Chris Utting

Class 4:  Children’s photography, subject of interest to beekeepers.  Black and white or coloured.  Children 8 years and under.  Judge: Chris Utting

 Class 5:  Children’s photography, subject of interest to beekeepers.  Black and white or coloured.  Children 9-16 years of age.  Judge: Chris Utting

 Class 6:  Technical photograph, subject of interest to beekeepers.  Black and white or coloured with appropriate information – camera type, lens/setting and any other relevant facts.  Judge: Chris Utting

Class 7:  An item of beekeeping equipment which has been made, repaired or adapted by the exhibitor.  Up to three photos can be submitted of one entry, together with an explanation, if required.  Judge: Mike Ticehurst

 Class 8:  A painting or drawing using any medium, of interest to beekeepers.  Judges: Maggie and John Heal

 Class 9:  Children’s painting or drawing, using any medium, of interest to beekeepers.  Children 8 years and under.  Judges: Maggie and John Heal

Class 10:  Children’s painting or drawing, using any medium, of interest to beekeepers.  Children 9-16 years of age.  Judges: Maggie and John Heal

 Class 11:  A 3D art object made by the exhibitor such as, but not restricted to, a model, sculpture or wood carving.  Up to three photos can be submitted of one entry, together with an explanation, if required.   Judges:  Maggie and John Heal

Class 12:  An item of sewing or embroidery, subject of interest to beekeepers.  Judge: Viv Thorn

Class 13:  A flower arrangement of traditional or humorous composition related to beekeeping.  Up to three photos can be submitted of one entry, together with an explanation, if required.  Judge:Wendy Ashley

 Class 14:  A decorated planter or wheelbarrow containing plants of interest or relevance to bees or beekeeping.  A list of plants to accompany the entry. Up to three photos can be submitted of one entry, together with an explanation, if required.  Judge: Wendy Ashley 

Class 15:  Poetry – subject of interest to beekeepers, the original work of the exhibitor.  Judge: Rachel West

Class 16:  Children’s poetry, subject of interest to beekeepers, the original work of the exhibitor.  Children 8 years and under.  Judge: Rachel West

Class 17:  Children’s poetry, subject of interest to beekeepers, the original work of the exhibitor. Children 9-16 years.  Judge: Rachel West

Class 18: Decorated cupcake on the theme of beekeeping. Judge: Tony Lindsell

Class 19:  A poster that promotes bees and shows their importance to the environment.  Judge: Lilah Killock

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