Canon Adrian Rhodes has joined the Volition team as our Volunteer Bee Coordinator. Known as the “Canon Apiarist” at Manchester Cathedral Adrian has been a beekeeper since 2011, keeping bees at home, on the roof of Manchester Cathedral and is mentor to our volunteers who look after the Beehives at Manchester Cathedral and the Printworks. […]Read More
Sir David Richards has become a patron of Volition Community following a visit last year to see the work of this charity. Welcoming Sir David, the Dean of Manchester thanked Sir David for his commitment to this programme which runs from Manchester and Liverpool Cathedrals. Sir David, encouraged at the outcomes of this programme of […]Read More
We currently have two bee hive cameras upon the flat roof of Manchester Cathedral, click on the play button below to view the bees and their hives.Read More
Amber Sanchez has joined Volition as a Deputy Beekeeper, she gained her teacher’s qualification at Cambridge University and has worked in the education and heritage sectors. She is a freelance artist, specialising in ceramics and graphics, and supplies various outlets including Affleck’s, The Royal Exchange Craft Shop, and Salford Lads Club.
She has always loved bees and got the buzz for beekeeping after doing a course and volunteering at a local community apiary.
She is delighted to be part of the Volition team at Manchester Cathedral, especially as she loves gargoyles and is very interested in early modern history.