Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

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10.00 to 17.45 daily
10.00 to 22.00 Fridays

Rena Melnyczuk

The hardworking V&A Bees
Author: Rena Melnyczuk (V&A Bee Ambassador)
I am one of the V&A Visitor Services Ambassadors and I have also volunteered to help look after the V&A bees. The V&A installed four beehives in a sheltered corner of the roof of the museum in spring this year. The V&A bees originate from populations in Northern Italy and Wales. The hives were installed by the London Honey Company run by Steve Benbow, who looks after the bees for...