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Bee in the City is shaping up to be the biggest, most spectacular, mass participation public art event in Manchester’s history.

Hear all about special Bee happenings in your area of the city. Find out what the artists are up to and which sponsors, schools, community groups and even celebrities are getting involved.

Jul 06, 2018

Children and young people from across Greater Manchester took part in the Hive of Creativity Festival this week, the official launch of the Bee in the City Learning Progr....Read more

Jun 21, 2018

School children from across Manchester will have their artwork on display this summer as part of Bee in the City. Over 230 giant and medium-sized Bee sculptures will take....Read more

Jun 13, 2018

Liam Gallagher has collaborated with Bee in the City on a Rock 'n' Roll Bee. He put the finishing touches to the Bee ahead of his storming set at the newly renamed Parkal....Read more

May 30, 2018

Some of the chosen designs for Bee in the City have been revealed today, giving the public a sneak preview of what they can expect when the trail comes to town. Dates hav....Read more
Learning Programme

May 11, 2018

Up to 30,000 children and young people are unleashing their creativity for Bee in the City. Presented by Wild in Art and backed by Manchester City Council, the Bee in ....Read more
Virgin Trains

Apr 16, 2018

We are delighted to welcome Virgin Trains as Presenting Partner for Bee in the City. Visitors will be able to follow the free, accessible trail, looking out for the two ....Read more
Art Selection Event

Apr 13, 2018

The 180 shortlisted bee designs were unveiled for the first time this week at a private gallery event hosted by etc. venues and our Bee in the City sponsors and partners ....Read more
Staff from Well Pharmacy with Au Bee

Mar 01, 2018

We are delighted to welcome national pharmacy chain, Well Pharmacy, as the first headline sponsor, and official ‘Health and Wellbeing Partner’ for Bee in the City. M....Read more
Au Bee

Mar 01, 2018

Manchester City Centre was treated to a dazzling preview of this summer’s Bee in the City trail, when a 1.8m golden chrome ‘Au’ bee toured key locations across the ....Read more
Bee in the City Sponsors

Mar 01, 2018

Fifteen high-profile Manchester businesses have signed up to support Bee in the City. We are delighted to announce our first corporate sponsors (listed in order of sign-....Read more
Bee in the City 2018

Bee in the City 2018