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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.

Aug 22, 2018

For Freedom week we spoke to Helen Antrobus, Programme Officer at the People’s History Museum, to find out why Manchester has always been home to radical thinkers. Wha....Read more

Aug 10, 2018

We spent five minutes with Rachel Williams, Strategic Regeneration Framework Officer at Biffa, to find out all about the Biffa Beekeepers and how they care for the enviro....Read more

Aug 08, 2018

Lena Crowe, President of the Manchester & District Beekeepers' Association, tells us all about beekeeping for Environment and Bee Conservation week. Tell us a little....Read more

Aug 03, 2018

Bee in the City sponsors went head to head in the Sponsor Challenge last night to raise money for the Lord Mayor of Manchester’s We Love MCR Charity. Representatives....Read more
Well summer survival tips

Jul 27, 2018

Bee-ing the official health and wellbeing partner of Bee in the City Well Pharmacy wants to encourage people to get active this summer. Walking is a great way to keep fi....Read more
BITC launch

Jul 19, 2018

Over one hundred giant worker Bee sculptures, each decorated with its own unique design, will wing their way to Manchester from 23 July to 23 September, when the city lan....Read more
The Rolling Stones and SJM Bee

Jul 16, 2018

Some of today’s biggest-selling music artists have shown their support for Bee in the City. A-listers from the world of rock and pop have signed the Bee sculpture Bee L....Read more

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
Bee in the City 2018

Bee in the City 2018