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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.

Sep 21, 2018

TransPennine Express (TPE) has teamed up with Bee in the City to give students from Gorse Hall Primary School in Stalybridge a fun day out in Manchester. The train com....Read more

Sep 19, 2018

With the help of passers-by in Piccadilly Station, 15-year-old Talia and artist Jodie Silverman have painted a little Bee as part of an initiative by Virgin Trains, a pre....Read more

Sep 18, 2018

After a buzzing summer the Bee in the City art trail finishes on Sunday, which means all 101 big Bees by artists and community groups will be flying away from their trail....Read more

Sep 18, 2018

It’s been fantastic to see the city and visitors embrace Bee in the City. This summer’s art trail of Bees has attracted thousands of people to Manchester to explore ....Read more
Team GB cyclists with Bee

Sep 17, 2018

Olympic champions Laura Kenny and Elinor Barker sign a Bee at the HSBC UK National Cycling Centre, the venue for next month’s celebratory Bee in the City Farewell Weeke....Read more

Sep 10, 2018

We’ve teamed up with author Helen Jukes and publisher Simon & Schuster to help say thank you for unlocking the Bees more than 1 million times on the art trail. A r....Read more

Sep 06, 2018

The worker bee is one of the best-known symbols of Manchester. Unique to the city, it has been an iconic part of Manchester’s coat of arms since the 1800s.  Mancheste....Read more

Sep 05, 2018

Bee in the City is raising money for the Lord Mayor of Manchester's We Love MCR Charity. We spent 5 minutes with their Development Manager Laura Baynham-Hughes to find ou....Read more

Aug 30, 2018

Event producers Wild in Art have teamed up with digital marketing agency Mediaworks and animation studio Factory to create their most advanced app yet. Ten years since W....Read more

Aug 23, 2018

Bye-bye Bees! See all of the big Bees together for the last time at the Bee in the City Farewell Weekend Friday 12 – Sunday 14 October at HSBC UK National Cycling Cent....Read more
Bee in the City 2018

Bee in the City 2018