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Manchester's Worker Bee - The perfect Christmas gift ideas

Here are the Christmas gifts that also do good - for everyone who loves Manchester! Time to ask Santa for your Bee treats…

We Love MCR Charity works with great Partners who are licensed to use the official Manchester Worker Bee – and they make a donation every time they sell a Worker Bee item. Here are some ideas for delighting your Manchester friends (and treating yourself...). Click on the company name for links to the product pages.


Based in the old Wilson's Brewery in Newton Heath, North Manchester, this local company has a huge range of worker-bee-themed products from clothing to cutlery. We’re showing some of their Xmas gifts here, but make sure to browse through their site as they've got bee-themed gems swarming all over!

Manchester Bee Company gifts
Manchester Bee Company gifts

Hand-set Worker Bee artworks, shining with stunning Swarowski crystals. A unique and beautiful addition to any Manchester-loving home.

Some of Crystal Hive's artworks
Some of Crystal Hive's artworks

Manchester Central Library - assorted worker bee gifts

Our neighbours have got Manchester Worker Bee stationery, badges, mugs, T-shirts and more in their St. Peter's Square location, and their online shop is full of stocking fillers starting from only £1.50!


Ollie and Fred - luxury Worker Bee scarves

Ollie and Fred offer these must-have accessories, based on the original mosaic designs in Manchester Town Hall from the 1800's! Large and small sizes are offered.

Ollie and Fred bee scarf modelled by Sky Sports presenter Bianca Westwood
Seen here modelled by Sky Sports presenter Bianca Westwood!

R A Smart - Manchester Rainbow Worker Bee Mask

The only thing to be seen in! Keep everyone safe, show your love for Manchester – and £1 comes to us for every mask bought.

our Chair of Trustees, Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Tommy Judge, proudly wearing one of the rainbow bee masks
our Chair of Trustees, Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Tommy Judge, proudly wearing one

Grass & Air - Manchester Bee Kids’ Brollies

Perfect for little Mancunians on wet winter days! Head to Grass & Air's website to buy these


Brick Co - The Manchester Bee Brick!

Do you know a Mancunian who’s doing a house extension, building a new shed, or just needs a huge paper-weight… Brick Co have got a range of bespoke bricks you can order from their site.


Finally, not Bee related, but something with Manchester through and through is the

#ColourInMCR Colouring Book! We Love MCR supporter Shiraz Anwar, proud Manc and talented photographer, has created a digital colouring book packed with Manchester landmarks to be coloured in. With every sale of his £10 book, he gives us £5, for the work we’re doing in the city that he loves as much as we do. If you wish to purchase it as a physical copy, this can only be done as a bulk order. Get in touch for more info.

So that’s your proper Manc Christmas sorted! And if you do give any of these gifts, please share pictures of them with us on our socials:

Twitter – @MCR_Charity

Instagram – @welovemcr_charity

Facebook – We Love MCR Charity

Merry Christmas!


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