Get busy learning more about bees at Bishops Cannings School event
3:00pm Wednesday 18th September 2013 in News
Bishops Cannings will be buzzing during a bee festival on Saturday Earlier this year, pupils of Bishops Cannings Primary School launched a community project to help the bee population by planting bee-friendly plant seeds throughout the parish.
They are inviting residents and bee enthusiasts to learn more about honey bees and bumblebees at the event on Saturday.
There will be an observation hive to look at, a talk on bees by Fiona Robinson from the Wiltshire Bee Centre together with tips on how to plant a bee-friendly garden.
Members of the Kennet Bee Keeping Association, the Bumblebee Conservation Trust and local gardening experts will also be in attendance and an exhibition of the pupils’ topic work on bees will also be on show.
Children can take part in craft activities with the Wiltshire Scrapstore and there will be honey and beeswax products for sale. The grand finale will be bee poetry and songs performed by pupils of Bishops Cannings.
The free event takes place in the field next to the Crown Inn, Bishops Cannings, from 2pm-5pm.
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