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Bee Hive Live Stream

Bee Hive Cameras Live Stream

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.

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Sir David Richards, Patron of Volition

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 […]

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Bee Coordinator

Volunteer Bee Coordinator joins the Manchester team!

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. […]

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Volition Open Day

Volition Open Day

Volition at Manchester Cathedral has its next open day for candidates on Friday 5th October. This is an innovative, proactive programme which supports all who join with a view to improving lives, building skills, and successfully gaining sustainable employment. This ten-week programme will facilitate entry to employment through a joint approach of training, volunteering and supported […]

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1000 Photos of graffiti and street Art

Volition volunteer exhibits 1000 photos

We are proud to share that one of our Volition volunteers, Andrew, has a photography exhibition on September 5th at Ziferblat in Manchester. The exhibition runs from 5pm – 7pm on Saturday 8th September. Andrew has taken 1000 photographs of graffiti and street art, which will be exhibited – come along and support his hard […]

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Vigil's Bees-Carol Ann Duffy

Virgil’s Bees – Carol Ann Duffy

Following a recent dinner, the Poet Laureat Dame Carol Ann Duffy, DBE, FRSL has penned a poem which she has graciously granted us permission to publish.   Virgil’s Bees Bless air’s gift of sweetness, honey from the bees, inspired by clover, marigold, eucalyptus, thyme, the hundred perfumes of the wind. Bless the beekeeper who chooses […]

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Adopt a bee cafe window space

Adopt a Bee to support Volition!

The Printworks, Manchester’s well-loved entertainment complex, are supporting Volition by allowing adults and children alike to adopt a bee from one of their hives! Their roof is home to over 100,00 honey bees, all of who can be adopted. For a minimum of £2 each, the newly adoptive parents are able to name their bee […]

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Chocolate Cake

Victoria Chocolate Sponge Cake

Ingredients  3 Large Eggs 175g (6oz) self raising flour 175g (6oz) sugar 175g (6oz) softened butter 1 1/2 level tsp baking powder 100g cooking chocolate Extra thick double cream Method Preheat the oven to 180c or gas mark 4 and prepare tin (grease) Beat the eggs,sugar,flour,butter and baking powder in a bowl until smooth Divide […]

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Green Health Awards

Volition enters Church Times Green Health Awards 2018

We are excited to announce our recent application to the Church Times Green Health Awards. We want to showcase the impact our beekeeping project has on mental and physical wellbeing of our volunteers and the wider community. The film below, by James Ross McCormack, perfectly captures the project at both Manchester and Salford Cathedrals. The […]

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Amies Kitchen Lasagna

Lasagna with white sauce

Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 large onion, chopped 1 can diced tomatoes, undrained 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1-1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper White Sauce: 2 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 cups milk 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided 10 to 12 […]

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Hard Rock Cafe raise 1K for Volition

HARD ROCK CAFE MANCHESTER RAISE £1K FOR VOLITION AT MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL

Eleven members of Hard Rock Cafe Manchester took part in this year’s Great Manchester Run, raising £1,000 for their chosen charity, Volition Community at Manchester Cathedral. The team from Hard Rock Cafe, one of Manchester’s longest running, much-loved city centre food and live music venues, ran 111 km between them to support and raise awareness […]

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Veggie Bake

Very veggie rice bake

Ingredients 150G White rice 850ML vegetable stock water (made with vegetable stock cubes) 150g grated cheddar cheese 1 tbsp. oil 2 large leeks, sliced 1 larger yellow pepper, sliced 8 chestnut mushrooms, diced small 2 courgettes, diced into cubes 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp garlic granules salt and pepper for flavour Method Boil rice for […]

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Volition Open Day

Volition at Manchester Cathedral has its next open day for candidates on Friday 20th July 2018. This is an innovative, proactive programme which supports all who join with a view to improving lives, building skills, and successfully gaining sustainable employment. This ten-week programme will facilitate entry to employment through a joint approach of training, volunteering […]

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