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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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Cooking session making Macaroni cheese

Cooking Session

Amy Dennis from Hive Hospitality came and worked the session with myself and the group. A massive thank you to Amy Dennis from Hive Hospitality for volunteering her time at volition to help do the cooking session.

Cooking Session Macaroni cheese

Volition and the students appreciated her time and service very much, It was a lovely fun filled day with lots of laughter, we all learnt an amazing new recipe to make at home for our family and friends.

Cooking Session

Quick, Cheap and Simple.

Macaroni cheese


  • 225g (8 oz) uncooked macaroni
  • 50g (2 oz) butter
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 275g (10 oz) grated mature Cheddar cheese
  • 750ml (1¼ pints) milk
  • 30g (1 oz) butter
  • 50g (2 oz) dried breadcrumbs
  • pinch paprika
  • Mustard
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