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
A short video showcasing Manchester Cathedral Bees by Adam York Gregory Manchester Cathedral Bees from Adam York Gregory on Vimeo. Bee Hive Cameras 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. Heavenly […]Read More
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu has been announced as patron of Volition. “Having such a high profile Patron is a real asset to the on-going growth and reach of Volition across the UK, where already there are over a dozen more Cathedrals keen to learn from the Volition model and replicate in their city” said Anthony O’Connor, Director at Volition and Manchester Cathedral.
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu has an impressive commitment to a wide range of charities and said “I am very pleased to pledge my support for the work of Volition as we help many more long term unemployed back into work”.