12 June 2019

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Bee Garden Party

12 June 2019 | 4.30 PM - 8.00 PM
Marlborough House Gardens, London, SW1Y 5HX

We invite you to the social highlight of the Bee Season: Bees for Development’s biennial Bee Garden Party on 12 June 2019 in the private gardens of Marlborough House in London’s Mall, by kind permission of HM The Queen.

Hosted by Martha Kearney
Auction with Bill Turnbull

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Marth Kearney interviews bee-lovers including Mary Berry
Bill Turnbull auctions star prizes including holidays and bee-filled experiences
Bees for Development’s work on show, with guests from The Commonwealth, displays of beautiful bee hives, demonstrations of hive weaving, and opportunities to taste exotic honeys
Silent Auction and Traditional raffle with amazing bee themed prizes
Bee Theatre with Artizani!
Fresh from RHS Chelsea McQueen’s Flowers – amazing bee themed, floral display

Commonwealth Steel Band
Commonwealth Household Brigade Band


+ delicate bee pollinated food

and drink

Delightful stands sponsored by Fortnum & Mason, with Honey gin cocktails
Summer Cup
Ice Cream


Bee Art

Amazing artworks available

Bee art

Grab your chance to bid for celebrity bee art. Online auction starts 20 May 2019.

Bids being taken now


With a VVIP Beekeeper!

The social

Mary Berry will be interviewed by Martha about using honey in baking. Stevie Parle from Dock Kitchen will show wizard ways with honey.

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The Bee Art Auction

Guests will have the chance to bid for celebrity bee art – including work by renowned artists like Antony Gormley, Gilbert & George and many others, and ‘doodles’ by bee lovers ranging from Judi Dench and Joanna Lumley to Professor Tom Seeley.

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All proceeds from the Garden Party support Bees for Development’s charity work
alleviating poverty and protecting biodiversity.

Our main sponsors

We sincerely thank our sponsors, making this wonderful event possible.


And many others..

Alan Titchmarsh, Alex Hirtzel, Alex Monroe, Amulette, Anna Wright, Artisan Olive Oil, B Chocolates, Barbara Rustin, Beatrice Jenkins, Bee Good, Beeble, Beechworth Honey, Bermondsey Street Bees, The British Honey Company, Casa Carta, Cawston Press, Chris Park, Crown and Glory, Dave Goulson, Duncan Spence, EH Thornes (Beehives) Ltd., Halcyon Days, Hive & Keeper, Holkham Hall, The Hurlingham Club, India Jane, ITN, James Knowles, Jen Buckley Art, Jessica Irena Smith, Katharine Hamnett, The London Honey Company, Luna Harrison, Lycetts Insurance, Marlborough House, Maroude Mead, Martin Roman, McQueens Flowers, Melissa and Deryck Mourton, Mr B’s Emporium, Neal’s Yard Remedies, Plant Theatre, Rebel Rebel, Rowse Honey, Sainsburys, Seedlip, Six Physio, Sofitel St James, Sophie Allport, St Ermins Hotel, Stuart Gardiner Design, Tereska Shephard, Therapi, Timorous Beasties, Unbeelievable Health, Urban Bees, The Wax Chandlers Livery, Wilkin & Sons (Tiptree)

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Do not miss this fabulous bee event!

For tickets click below or call us now on 01600 714848. Tickets still available at £75. We warmly invite you to join us for this very special event!

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Marlborough House Gardens London, SW1Y 5HX

Marlborough House is a Royal Palace and International Headquarters for The Commonwealth.

Marlborough House gardens belong to HM The Queen – who gives kind permission for us to the hold the Bee Garden Party.