• Gender: MEN
  • Style: Fashion
  • Material: Polyester
  • Department Name: Adult
  • Item Type: Ties
  • Ties Type: Neck Tie
  • Size: One Size

The worker bee is one of the most popular symbols of Manchester. It was adopted as a motif for Manchester during the Industrial Revolution, at a time when Manchester was taking a leading role in new forms of mass production, and symbolises Mancunians’ hard work during this era as well as Manchester being a hive of activity in the 19th century.

The bees are depicted on many structures in Manchester such as lampposts and bollards.

Following the May 2017 Manchester Arena bombing, the bee emblem gained popularity as a public symbol of unity against islamic terrorism, appearing on protest banners and graffiti.

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