Summer BBQ

Our association BBQ took place on Thursday 20th July with 75 Sutton beekeeping members, friends, family and invited guests attending the social event of the year.

With record numbers Bob and Diane were kept constantly busy cooking throughout the evening, and with help from Leonie serving, everyone enjoyed a fabulous meal of burgers, hotdogs, chicken and salads. The culinary delights didn’t stop there, with homemade deserts, cakes and of course strawberries and cream to follow.

Entertainment was provided by a singing quartet performing a number of songs with the ever popular ‘It’s a wonderful world’ being a particular favourite.

Our raffle proved a great success with over £100 raised – Bees Abroad will benefit from the generosity of those in attendance.

It was also an occasion for celebration with Paul Griffiths receiving the certificate for beekeeping proficiency. Well done Paul!

Sutton association is not just about beekeeping, it’s also about making friends, enjoying a shared passion and helping each other.

Friends new and old chatted, children played and laughter echoed across a very special corner of Sutton Park.

This evening could not take place without a lot of people giving up their time and our thanks go to,

Fiona, Izzy, and Becca for raffle tickets, payment, greetings and strawberries and cream.

Elaine, Jo and Alison for making delicious deserts.

Phil and Jitesh for providing extra deserts

Steve, Derek, Julia, Mark, Gary and George for charcoal, sauces, coleslaw, salads & drinks

Lawrence and his singing group

All those who set up and tidied away

All those who donated for the raffle

And most importantly Bob and Diane who once again, after more years than they care to remember, provided everyone with a fabulous meal.

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