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Andrew Halstead

Andrew Halstead

Bite-size talk: 11.30am to 11.45am, Sunday 1 September 2019

Location: Surrey Life Bite-size Talks Tent, Gloucester Square

Talk title: Honey - nature’s sweet treat

Summary: A description of what is involved in keeping bees, how honeybees collect nectar and convert it into honey, and how honey is extracted from the combs.

About Andrew

Andrew Halstead has been a beekeeper for more than 40 years. Prior to retirement he was the Royal Horticultural Society’s Principal Entomologist. 

He is currently chairman of the Weybridge division of Surrey Beekeepers' Association. 

Andrew's honey has been among the prize winners in the competitive classes in the Surrey Honey Show and at the National Honey Show.