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City Centre Beehives: St Peter’s House

City Centre Beehives: St Peter’s House

Located on Oxford Road near Manchester Museum, St Peter’s House is the latest location in Manchester City Centre to become a home for bees. Gary Parkinson, who describes himself as an “Accidental Apiarist”, cares for the bees. Back in February, the chaplaincy...
The Oddfellows Beehive

The Oddfellows Beehive

While the following is not directly about the Manchester Bee, the use of beehive imagery here in Manchester, dating back before the creation of the Manchester Bee is an area of interest requiring further study, as it could possibly be the original inspiration. As you...
The Principal Manchester Clock Tower Bees

The Principal Manchester Clock Tower Bees

Standing 217 feet (66 metres) high, the clock tower of what is now The Principal Manchester was the tallest building in Manchester for many years. A famous landmark, with four clock faces visible across the city, and upon each clock face four bees in flight indicating...