Meet our stall holders for the Festival of Bees 2022


Bee Equipment

Canterbury, Kent

Based in Kent, Bee Equipment supply everything you need for your beekeeping journey - from hives and suits, to feed and treatments. Our Cedar hives are made by us, in Graveney, using FSC certified cedar. We also offer kits especially for beginners which provide you with everything you need to start your beekeeping journey! Need some advice? Pop along for a chat!


Bees & Other Pollinators Magazine

Ashford, Kent

Bees and Other Pollinators Quarterly is THE magazine for people who love nature and want to help Britain's bees and other beautiful pollinators thrive. It's packed with practical wildlife-gardening advice; fabulous photography; beekeeping tips; luscious nature writing; great conservation and inspiring profiles of nature heroes.


Bee Watch


21st century beekeeping with apps for beekeeping, pesticide and environmental management. Record and share crucial data community wide. The Upstairs Downstairs Hive Intrance, giving bees a hive entrance they understand and can easily defend. ApiTrace Africa: the introduction of Honey Processing Hubs, producing quality honey in wholesale quantities for export through traceability.


BJ Sherriff


In the mid-60’s Brian and Pat Sherriff took up beekeeping, in a small way at first, then establishing themselves as South Cornwall Honey Farm, commercial beekeepers running 400 hives in the extreme South West of England.


Brew Gardens


Brew Gardens is a friendly Artisan coffee van. Ready to create your favourite coffee. Enjoy decaf and sugar free options, as well as a variety of alternative milks. A selection of delicious cakes and pastries on sale too!


Burt's Country Store

Canterbury, Kent

We sell an eclectic range of products, from animal feeds and homeware to gift ideas and insect hotels! We really do have something for everyone and not forgetting your furry friends!


Ellinor's Ice Cream

Gillingham, Kent

Ellinors Ice Cream proudly support the festival of bees in our local area, and can’t wait to show you the new and exciting Bee themed Ice Cream, Desserts, Belgian waffles and much more! Using local delicious honey we will be offering some of the tastiest ice creams you’ve ever seen! We can’t wait to see you there!


Gardeners Beehive


ECO-BEEHIVE makes beekeeping as EZZE as 1-2-3, but also the only self regulating honey harvesting system in the world! invented and made rite here in ENGLAND! More for gardeners than beekeepers, Because it is a nest box first and honey farming beehive second, so not for everyone. As EZZE as 1-2-3 to start, and three very unique options when looking to harvest honey.



Salisbury, Wiltshire

Plantlife is a British conservation charity working nationally and internationally to save threatened wild flowers, plants and fungi. They own nearly 4,500 acres of nature reserve across England, Scotland and Wales where you can find over 80% of the UK’s wild flowers. They have 11,000 members and supporters and HRH The Prince of Wales is the Patron.



Folkestone, Kent

Poppykins is a Kent based business, producing unique handmade gifts that include Fun and Fab fabric items such as Quilts, Cushions, washbags, lanyards, purses, bunting and more, alongside the cutest miniature crochet gifts. With a special range created specifically for the Festival of Bees which will include a great selection of reusable, washable Face pads, using sustainable Bamboo, a small step to help reduce the impact on single use items.



Scotland, England and Wales

The Ramblers is a charitable organisation which believes that walking can have a positive impact on people's lives. The Ramblers enable and organise group walks led by walk leaders across Britain. Each year 300,000 people take part in Ramblers organised walks alone. Ramblers Walking for Health, run with support from Sport England, develops walks that are accessible to people who have done little or no exercise before, or who need support to stay active.


River Wood

Sialkot, PK

River Wood Inc has many years’ experience in the design and manufacturing of Beekeepers’ clothing with a range of garments to suit everybody's needs. By listening to our customers we have developed a range of beekeeping clothing to suit everybody’s needs, and we pride ourselves on offering top quality garments at a highly competitive price. Not only the suits are produced in our factory we are also manufacturing tools and other accessories.




'Urbee’ is a little urban bee with a vision to help and support the plight of bees and pollinating insects. We provide gifts, plants, homeware, honey, children's items and accessories in a playful Scandi-style design, whilst placing sustainability and conservation at the forefront of everything we do. 10% of profit is donated to Buglife.


Wax and Wick Room

Canterbury, Kent

Our creative design team make all of our candle moulds by hand, sourcing unusual items to create a fabulous, diverse range of original candle moulds, all tried, tested and made to the highest quality and standard.


Wings & Radicles


Based in Northamptonshire, Wings & Radicles is a social enterprise with a mission to use beekeeping as a tool to improve mental wellbeing. All profits from our handmade products are reinvested back into the business to support this. Products include: beeswax melts, lip balms, reusable food wraps and seed bombs.