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
Maurizio Cecco of Salvi’s recently found himself on the roof of Manchester Cathedral surrounded by beehives…
Nope, this isn’t the beginning of a joke, but rather the start of a real labour of love project joining Salvi’s and Manchester Cathedral together to add an Italian twist to the Cathedral’s very own organic Heavenly Honey, which is produced on the roof of Manchester Cathedral.
The honey produced by Manchester Cathedral is sold to raise funds for the Cathedral’s volunteer project Volition, which aims to support unemployed people in Manchester, by building confidence and providing a variety of development opportunities.
After learning about the incredible work that the Cathedral and Volition do together for the community, Salvi’s wanted to get involved! So after teetering up to the Cathedral spires to meet the bee’s and having a chat with Anthony O’Connor and Dean Rogers the Salvi’s team came up with a rotation of very special dishes made exclusively with Heavenly Honey such as…
The Heavenly Honey will also be stocked in the Salvi’s Deli located in the Corn Exchange and will be available in the exclusive Salvi’s Christmas Hampers.