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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.

Co-Operative Society Beehives

Co-Operative Society Beehives

The beehive has long been one of the main symbols of the Cooperative movement, representing working together for the good of the whole.

Brew Wild Manchester

Brew Wild Manchester

The Brew Wild Manchester project began last year with the aim of using the produce of local Beekeepers and community growers to create the Brew Wild Beer and Drinks Company.

Library Walk Bees

A recent addition to the city architecture, Library Walk features bees both inside and out.

Manchester Bee Street Art

The Manchester Bee is a regular feature of the street art and graffiti that adorns many of the surfaces across the city.

The Oddfellows Beehive

All about the Oddfellows, the beehive that adorns their coat of arms and where it can be found dotted around Manchester.