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Bee Hive Cameras Live Stream

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 Honey produced by our […]

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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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Beekeeping newsletter 14th May 2020

What a difference a year makes! As I wander through the silence of the Cathedral, making my way to the spiral staircase that will take me to the roof, I am reminded that only a year ago we were celebrating Manchester City’s Premier League title win. The Cathedral was bustling with people and equipment the […]

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Chilli Con Carne Tacos


  • 500g beef mince
  • lazy garlic
  • 2 medium size chopped onions
  • fry all together in pan;

Then add lamb stock cube to 100 ml of boiling water and pour in pan and then add;

  • fajita seasoning
  • smoked paprika
  • tin of red kidney beans
  • chilli powder


bring to boil and simmer for around 20-30mins with lid on, then spoon mix into taco shells and cover with grated cheese (70g) place in oven on 180 for 5-10 mins until cheese is golden brown, enjoy with some salad and salsa.

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