Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

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Steven Handforth

The V&A bees
Author: Steven Handforth (Estate Manager)
The V&A is proud to announce that on the 4th April, a delivery of four honey bee hives arrived at the Museum. After much logistical effort, including the reinstatement of an historic winching system, the bees were hoisted onto the roof and located in a sheltered part of seven acre roof space. With a flight path of approximately three miles, they have an abundance of foraging grounds with a...