Recorded in 2016, The Manchester Bees is a half-hour audio documentary by Matthew Beckwith about the bee’s history, present and future.
Up on top of the roof of The Printworks, you’ll find a little oasis of peace and calm, featuring an allotment, herb garden, orchard, beetle hotel and bee garden.
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.
Brew Wild Manchester began in 2016 with the aim of using local produce to create beer and other drinks.
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.
Beeing Special is an event at the People’s History Museum for little ones to learn all about the Manchester Bee.
After the Bees is an art exhibition at the Manchester Museum running from 16th November 2016 through to July 2017.
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,
A page dedicated to the many and varied reasons people get a Manchester Bee Tattoo.
How the Manchester Bee came to be featured on a French travel show about the North West of England.
How to make your very own Manchester Bee cocktail, courtesy of Thomas Dakin Gin.
Standing 217 feet (66 metres) high, the clock tower of what is now the Palace Hotel was the tallest building in Manchester for many years.
Granted to Manchester City Council in 1842, the coat of arms features seven bees flying over a globe. But why?
Formerly the main banking area for Manchester and the North-West, King Street has the greatest concentration of bees within the city centre.
Brewed in Manchester since 1778, Boddingtons has long been linked to the city.
Both a ubiquitous sight around the city centre, the bee bollards and bee bins are highly visible signs of the bee’s importance as a symbol of Manchester.
Home to its most ubiquitous and iconic design, Manchester Town Hall and the Manchester Bee are inseparably linked.