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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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Spicy Beef Burgers and sweet potato wedges

Spicy Beef Burgers with their fresh herbs and chilli kick using fresh mince.

450g lean beef mince
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tsp ketchup
1 tsp mustard
1 free-range egg, lightly beaten
1 red chilli, finely chopped
2 spring onions, thinly sliced
fresh basil leaves, chopped


In a large bowl, mix together the mince,garlic, tomato ketchup, mustard, egg, chilli and onion. Dive in with your hands and mix until the ingredients are well blended. Just before cooking, add the spring onions and basil to the mixture and divide into four patties. Heat a little olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan and fry the burgers. Turn them once only cooking for about 5-6 minutes on each side.

Ready to serve on burger buns with salad.

Sweet Potato Wedges

2 sweet potato, cut into wedges
4 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp thyme leaves
salt and freshly ground black pepper


Preheat the oven to 200c gas 6. Toss the wedges with the oil and thyme then season well with salt and freshly
ground black pepper. Roast in the oven for 15-20 minutes, until lightly browned.

Ready to serve

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