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The Divine Mercy

Roman Catholic Primary School

‘with Jesus in our hearts and the Children at the centre, we welcome and reach out to our diverse community in the Christian Spirit’

"Bee in the City" Project



As you enter our beautiful school and see the beautiful children learning, laughing and living life, you can't help wondering is this beauty all around you? 

Share the journey with our bee to find out...


Bee in the City

A giant colony of over eighty super-sized bee sculptures will be winging its way to Manchester this summer for one of the biggest public art exhibitions the city has ever seen. The Bee in the City world-class sculpture trail is inspired by Manchester’s celebrated worker bee emblem which has been part of the city’s heraldry for over 150 years and is synonymous with Manchester’s pioneering and creatively industrious spirit.


The Trail

The Bee in the City trail will be on display throughout the city for nine weeks from July to September 2018 for Mancunians and visitors to enjoy whilst taking in the city’s landmarks, cultural gems and areas they may not have explored before. Each super-sized bee sculpture will be decorated with its own unique design, created by regional professional, emerging and amateur artists - making an unforgettably stunning spectacle when the trail goes live. Expect an amazing array of designs showcasing a range of styles, techniques and themes, and some Mancunian visual puns - maybe even Bee-am-Gallagher or The Bee-Gees will make an appearance!

Bee in the CityBee in the City artist

Meanwhile, an inclusive learning programme, imaginatively linked to the curriculum, will give children and young people the chance to explore everything Manchester through creative eyes. Local community groups have also been invited to make their own special contribution to the trail - working with artists to develop and realise their own artistic ideas.

After the trail the bees will be auctioned to raise significant funds for The Lord Mayor of Manchester’s charity - We Love MCR Charity to improve the lives and life chances of Manchester people.