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  • The Annual General Meeting for The British Kunekune Pig Society 2018.


    Date: Saturday 27th October 2018

    Location: Humble By Nature, Upper Meend Farm, Penallt, Nr Monmouth, NP25 4RP.


    As this is the 25th anniversary of the BKKPS we are making a weekend of it and hope many members, old and new, can attend at somepoint during the weekend. 


    The itinerary for the weekend is as follows:



    Saturday 27th October 2018


    Arrival and coffee

    10:00 – 11:15

    Vet Session 1

    11:15 – 11:30


    11:30 – 12:30

    Vet Session 2

    12:30 – 13:30


    13:15 – 15:30


    15:30 – 16:30

    Committee members available for informal discussions / Q&A


    Venue Closes


    Evening Meal (own cost)



    Sunday 28th October 2018

    09:00 – 09:30

    Arrival and coffee

    09:30 – 12:30

    Sausage Making

    12:30 – 13:15


    13:15 – 16:00

    Pork Belly / Charcuterie



    On the Saturday morning a vet will give informal talks on pig related topics such as health, breeding etc.  There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions during the morning, over lunch and to chat with other members.  This is a free event.


    The formal AGM will review the year, financial status etc as well as electing officers to the society. If you wish to propose a resolution for voting or raise a topic for discussion please contact the secretary by 7th October.  You do not need to attend to do this, but it is helpful if you provide a written statement to be read out explaining your thinking.


    If you wish to nominate someone as BKKPS chair, a committee officer or a general member of the committee please send you nomination (and the approval of the nominee) to the secretary between the 1st and 21st October. Again, you do not have to attend to nominate or to be elected.


    There will be an evening meal at 7pm Saturday evening at

    The Inn at Penallt, Penallt, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 4SE


    Members pay for their own meal and drinks. We are assured the food is excellent.


    On Sunday 28th there will be hands-on practical sessions and demonstrations in sausage making, making the most of Pork Belly and Charcuterie. Numbers are limited to 15 so early booking is advised. The cost for the day is £90 including lunch.


    Please would you let me know by the 20th September , which sessions in the weekend you wish to attend.


    1.       Saturday Morning Lectures

    2.       Saturday Lunch

    3.       Saturday AGM

    4.       Saturday Evening Meal

    5.       Sunday course


    We need to confirm our booking with the venue(s) to enable appropriate catering arrangements. You cooperation is appreciated to keep costs down.



    Kind Regards

    Daniel Thomas

    Society Secretary

    The British Kunekune Pig Society


    0845 489 5863