Honey Show 2023


East Waterford Beekeepers  Association will be holding the second Annual Waterford Honey Show in 2023.  The Honey Show will be held as part of the annual Harvest Festival and runs from September 9th to 10th.

The show will be held in the Large Room in the historic City Hall, The Mall, Waterford.

Details of classes for entry can be found here,

Class rules are available here

Exhibits will be accepted City Hall, Waterford City, between 10.30 pm and 1.00 pm on Saturday 9th September 2023

Judging will take place from 2.00 pm on Saturday 9th September.

The Waterford Honey Show will be open to the public

10.00 am – 6.00 pm on Sunday 10th September.

Judging by

Eleanor Attridge      Honey Judge


Talks relating to beekeeping and honey will be held in the Garden Room City Hall throughout the weekend. Admission Free.

Saturday September 9th 2023
11 am Introduction to beekeeping with John Cunningham CFL
12 noon the flowers  and trees we should plant for bees with David Ennis (Agricultural Advisor)
2 pm Contents of the hive with Mairéad Love
3 pm Why we need to mind our hedge rows with Dr Allen Moore from Hedgerow Ireland
4 pm Progress with beekeeping legislation with Grace O’Sullivan Munster MEP

Sunday September 10th 2023
1 pm TBA
2 pm Bees and Climate Change with Hanna Bäckmo.
3 pm Using Honey in Cakes, Biscuits and Sweets with Darina Allen
4 pm Learn to make your own Mead with Willy O’Brien

Honey tasting taking place in City Square shopping centre, giving people the opportunity to taste artisan honeys from around the world.