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Winchester Visitor Information Centre is celebrating World Bee Day!

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World Bee Day takes place on Thursday 20 May 2021 and aims to spread awareness of the importance of bees.

A third of the world’s food production depends on bees. Bees pollinate 75% of the leading global crops in the entire world. This includes oil seed rape, apples, soft fruit, beans and tomatoes.

The honey they produce is used in a variety of food products in addition to a variety of skin care and luxury products.

How many ‘Buzz facts’ about bees do you know?

(fill in the missing words)

Discover the answers here.

What can you do to support bees in your area?

There are a variety of ways through which you can support bees and their vital work.

This includes:

Mrs B's Bees - Honey

Mrs B’s Bees – Honey

Winchester Visitor Information Centre is celebrating World Bee Day this year between 19 – 23 May.

Please visit the centre between 10am – 4pm (3pm on Sunday) to help us celebrate.

During your visit you will be able to find out the answers to the quiz questions, browse and purchase honey and skin care products from our new exciting ranges. These have been specially chosen to support local beekeepers and manufacturers of ‘bee related’ products and include: