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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 […]

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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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Lockdown gardening against the odds and Bees over Manchester

The bees in eight hives on the roof of Manchester Cathedral, which are part of the Volition Community, have been busy during lockdown, although the gardeners who tend for the cathedral grounds have had to pause.

Beekeeper Cath Charnock explains, “June is usually a busy month for Volition. We are still in lockdown, but the Volition bees carry on as usual. No lockdown for them. Neither are they thinking about social distancing as they overcrowd their hives getting ready to swarm.”

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