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.
Up on top of the roof of The Printworks, you’ll find a little oasis of peace and calm.
The beehive has long been one of the main symbols of the Cooperative movement, representing working together for the good of the whole.
Dotted around University of Manchester’s Oxford Road and Sackville Street areas, you’ll see its coat of arms decorating buildings both inside and out.
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.
Atop city centre rooftops are a number of hidden beehives. We begin the series looking at Manchester Cathedral.
A recent addition to the city architecture, Library Walk features bees both inside and out.
Manchester Metropolitan University’s coat of arms features a number of elements taken from the City of Manchester’s arms.
The Manchester Bee is a regular feature of the street art and graffiti that adorns many of the surfaces across the city.
All about the Oddfellows, the beehive that adorns their coat of arms and where it can be found dotted around Manchester.
Two Mechanical Sweepers dressed in fuzzy finery make annual appearances as part of the Manchester Day Parade,