To be held on the 28th October 2017
By kind permission of Jo & Alan Jenkins
Hornets Farm, Thornborough, Buckingham, MK18 2 EB
SATURDAY PROGRAMME 28th OCTOBER
10-00 Registration and refreshments
10-30 Morning discussions commence
13-00 Lunch – Hog Roast with trimmings. There is a charge of £6 for lunch which must be pre booked and can be paid via Paypal on the website or via bank transfer
14-00 Afternoon discussions commence
16-00 End of session
16-15 Leave for the Bell Hotel, Winslow (approx. 10 minute drive)
17-00 AGM Meeting (Documentation to follow, due for issue 21 days prior to AGM)
19-00 Carvery meal – 3 courses with tea or coffee £16.99.
To confirm attendance at Hornets Farm please contact:
BBGS Secretary on [email protected]
If you wish to join the evening meal on Saturday 28th October please also e mail [email protected] so that we may provide the Bell Hotel with numbers and indicate if a vegetarian option is required.
If anyone is attending the visit to Hornets Farm or is coming to the evening meal, and has any food allergies, is vegetarian or vegan please advise so that we may make catering arrangements.
The discussions during the day will include:
- A discussion by Mr Rob Grinnall MRCVS on goat conformation and its relation to show, breeding and meat animals.
- An interactive demonstration by Mr Jeffrey Newnham DipWCF of the ‘Electric Hoof Knife’.A power tool ideal for trimming goats and sheep hooves effortlessly with less stress to animal and owner!
- ‘The Boer Goat, the Best Meat Goat in the World, from Birth to Table’ by top class producer Mrs Julie Comins of Elchies Estates
- A discussion by Jo Jenkins as to the process of assessing one’s herd.
- Interactive stock judging, there will also be a representative of Mole Valley Farmers on hand
Please Pay For Your Meals Using The Paypal Form below.
BBGS AGM 2017 Local attractions
The Bell Hotel, Winslow. Tel : 01296 714091.
Website : www.thebell-hotel.org
e mail: [email protected]
The hotel lies in the centre of the historical market town of Winslow, enriched with quaint boutique stores and situated in the midst of the Buckinghamshire countryside. This traditional building has stood proudly in the market square since Tudor times.
All bedrooms are en suite, well appointed and comfortable with tastefully colour co-ordinated fabrics and furnishings. The hotel is able to provide four executive rooms with the luxury of jacuzzi baths and four poster beds, as well as three family rooms and a range of double, twin and single rooms.
The Bell Hotel is composed of The Bell Bar, their famous Carvery Restaurant, a TV lounge, Coffee Lounge, two snugs and ample free parking for all guests. Free internet access is available in all public areas.
With a fresh selection of local meats, seasonal vegetables, and an extensive choice of starters and desserts, their carvery will not leave you hungry!
There are a huge variety of places to visit in the immediate locale and it is easily accessible from both the M1 and M40.
Bicester Shopping Village – One of the number 1 visitor attractions in the UK! Ideal for shopaholics and window shoppers alike.
Xscape Milton Keynes – Xscape is all about active entertainment. With a real snow slope, bowling alley, cinema, climbing walls, indoor skydiving and casino, there are days of entertainment for the whole family at Xscape whatever the weather. With, in addition, the amazing shopping malls of Milton Keynes right on the doorstep with a variety of great restaurants to suit everyone.
Bletchley Park – Home of the famous ‘Code Breakers’ once the top-secret home of the World War Two Codebreakers it is now a vibrant heritage attraction. Their tireless work and dedication saved many, many lives.
Stowe Gardens – A landscaped garden of International significance with picture perfect views and 40 listed Folly’s. Magical and romantic!
National Trust Claydon House – A grand 18th century Country House with a fascinating history and strong family links with Florence Nightingale.
National Trust Waddesdon Manor – A grand French renaissance-style chateau built by Baron Rothschild in 1874 it houses an astonishing collection of artefacts from all around the world. Spectacular gardens and an amazing trelliswork rococo style aviary.
National Trust Hughenden Manor – The country home of Benjamin Disraeli this property holds a secret Second World War past. National Trust