Those pesky Geese
Upavon's much loved Geese
The hillside above Upavon
Some of the beautiful countryside around Upavon
The River Avon
Running through the Village
St Mary's Church
A beautiful church at the heart of the village
The Village
The lovely village of Upavon

Council Meetings

Council Meetings

The next Parish Council Meeting
will be held at the 
 
UPAVON VILLAGE HALL
on
Wednesday 18 September 2019
at 7:00pm
 
All are welcome to attend 

 Issues can be addressed to the Council during the "adjournment". Please submit any issues, concerns or questions in writing, or by e-mail, to the Parish Clerk 48 hours before the meeting in order that a considered response be offered.

Contact Details can be found HERE

Upavon Map

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Wiltshire Bee & Honey show

Wiltshire Bee & Honey show

Saturday, 5 October 2018 – Entry is free to all. Corn Exchange, The Market Place, Devizes SN10 1HS Contact the organiser: wiltshoneyday@gmail.com

Wiltshire Bee & Honey show unveils speaker line up for October event

The Wiltshire Bee and Honey show organisers have revealed their programme of speakers and exhibitors for this years’ day long festival of all things associated with bees in the region. As well as learning how to start your own hive on a budget, visitors to the October 5th show in Devizes will learn all about how bees make their honey as well as communicate with each other. Entry is free for everyone.

Amongst those giving free lectures is local Bee Keeper, Richard Rickets, training officer for Melksham and District Beekeeper’s Association and Deputy Editor of one of the UK’s most popular Bee Magazines, Bee Craft. He will be explaining how to get into Bee Keeping, the trials, tribulations and excitement of harvesting your own honey and answering questions on everything from the cost of setting up your own hive to coping with bee stings.

He will be joined by Lynfa Davis, a Master Beekeeper who will explain how bees communicate with each other as well as the importance of comb production. Another of the keynote speakers is Norman Carreck a beekeeper for nearly 40 years, as well as being a bee research scientist at the University of Sussex’. He will be talking about the future for local bees in Wiltshire and the whole UK.

Wessex Water headline supporters of the show will be explaining how visiting green spaces can help improve your health and wellbeing and the many ways to can take part and enjoy the beautiful sites across our region, together with goodies to bring wildlife to your garden.

There are a number of exhibitors including Walworth’s Brewers from Devizes, who have developed a special ale for the show and visitors can sample the new honey flavoured Beer. There will also be mead, for those that want a taste. They will be joined by the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust, CPRE Wiltshire, Woodland Trust and Bumble Bee Conservation Trust.

Visitors are promised hands-on experiences from Candle Rolling to exploring inside a virtual hive as well learning all about where and when they can find flora, fauna and open spaces in Wiltshire that are home to many varieties of insects.

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