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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.

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

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
Bee in the City 2018

Bee in the City 2018