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Manchester Bee Street Furniture

Manchester Bee Street Furniture

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. Designed by M-Four Design in collaboration with Wybone, the bins are a recent addition to the city’s street,...
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...
The 22 Bees Project

The 22 Bees Project

The 22 Bee Project is an upcoming event to mark the anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack by covering the city with bees, drawn onto the doors and windows of local businesses. The project was created by Myroslava Coates (also known as Myro), an illustrator from...
Coat of Arms Bees – Manchester City Council

Coat of Arms Bees – Manchester City Council

Manchester City Council’s coat of arms were granted to the borough of Manchester in 1842. The arms were described thusly: Arms : Gules three Bendlets enhanced Or a Chief Argent thereon on Waves of the Sea a Ship under sail proper. Crest : On a Wreath of the Colours a...
Manchester Civic Week Bee Medal

Manchester Civic Week Bee Medal

In October 1926, Manchester held its inaugural Civic Week with the aim of stimulating industrial expansion of the city by attracting attention to the city’s manufacturing and distribution facilities. The week’s events began with a transport parade, featuring 350...