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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

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 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 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 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
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
Bee in the City 2020

Bee in the City 2020