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Welcome to the Manchester Bees, dedicated to celebrating one of Manchester’s most enduring icons, through looking at its history and its presence as a symbol around the city centre and beyond.

Buzzin on the Roofs – Manchester & Salford’s Urban Bees

Buzzin on the Roofs – Manchester & Salford’s Urban Bees

Filmed during the Summer of 2014, Buzzin on the Roofs is a 30 minute documentary film about the bee hives of Manchester city centre and making the case for Pollinator friendly cities. Created by the Baytree Bee Project, the film begins in Salford's Kersal Vale...

Manchester Tattoo Appeal

Manchester Tattoo Appeal

Following the tragic events of Monday night, it has been heartening to witness the outpouring of support that has taking place.

Manchester Bee Bike Tour

Taking place this upcoming Sunday is a unique tour combining the history of the Manchester bee, current issues in bee keeping and cycling.

Pendulum Hotel Bees

Located on Charles Street, three metal plates are decorated with symbols, the bee amongst them.