Tag: Manchester Worker Bee Interviews

The worker bee has been an iconic part of Manchester’s coat of arms since the 1800s when tens of thousands of workers were striving like bees in the creation of the world’s first industrial city. Fast forward to present day, Mancunians are still as busy as bees and approach business with diligence and hard work.

Jun 07
Worker Bee: Jamie Scahill, co-founder of Manchester Union Brewery

Jamie Scahill of Manchester Union Brewery is a Manc of many talents

May 27
Worker Bee: Ed Blaney, musician and founder of Salford Music Festival

Musician Ed Blaney on Mark E Smith, Neil Diamond and birdwatching

Mar 09
Worker Bee: Matt Greenhalgh, the Salford screenwriter behind Joy Division biopic Control

Matt Greenhalgh is an award-winning Salfordian screenwriter and director, with credits…

Feb 21
Worker Bee: Ross Green, managing director of Embryo Digital

Manchester based Embryo Digital started life in 2014 as a one-man marketing…

Feb 07
Worker Bee: Steve Bartlett, the man behind Europe’s fastest-growing social media agency

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you should know…

Dec 23
Worker Bee: Max George, actor and musician

Manchester-born Max George is best known as one-fifth of chart-topping boyband The…

Nov 22
Worker Bee: Sally MacDonald, director, Science and Industry Museum

It’s 50 years since the original Science and Industry Museum (then the North West…

Oct 21
Worker Bee: Jessica Toomey, managing director, The Frog and Bucket comedy club

The Frog and Bucket is something of a Manchester institution. It was opened by Dave…

Jan 09
Worker Bee: Beverley Callard, actress

Coronation Street legend Beverley Callard has become a household name playing feisty…

Dec 03
Worker Bee: Mike Sweeney, radio presenter

BBC star Mike Sweeney continues to entertain the city every week day with his dulcet…

Nov 09
Worker Bee: Sacha Lord, founder WHP and Parklife

Sacha Lord’s knowledge of Manchester’s nightlife goes back over 25 years.…

Oct 25
Worker Bee: Rhian Sugden, model

Rhian Sugden isn’t shy when it comes to getting in front of the camera. And as the…

Oct 05
Worker Bee: Louise Wallwein MBE, poet and playwright

Louise Wallwein MBE is an award-winning poet, playwright and performer. Born in…

Sep 27
Worker Bee: Jade Jones MBE, athlete and Olympic gold medallist

Double Olympic gold medallist Jade Jones moved from Wales to Manchester when she was…

Sep 26
Worker Bee: Karina Jadhav, restaurateur

Karina Jadhav has firmly cemented herself and her business as front runners on…

Sep 24
Worker Bee: Adam Kamani, property tycoon and fashion label founder

Adam Kamani is the award-winning, 28-year-old head of Kamani Property Group, a global…

Sep 13
Worker Bee: James Cohen, director, Victoria Warehouse Group

If you’re a gig-goer in Manchester, it’s very likely you’ll have been to the Victoria…

Sep 08
Worker Bee: Diane Modahl MBE, retired athlete and co-founder, the DMSF Foundation

Diane Modahl has quite the career to shout about. One of our most accomplished middle…

Aug 20
Worker Bee: Mark Fletcher, CEO Manchester Pride

Mark Fletcher is one of the busiest bees in Manchester right now. He has been CEO of…

Aug 01
Worker Bee: Craig Hepworth, playwright and director

Craig Hepworth is a playwright and director who co-owns Vertigo Theatre Productions, a…

Jul 20
Worker Bee: Jorgie Porter, actress and TV personality

Jorgie Porter is no stranger to the spotlight. From finding a love of performing at…

Jul 12
Worker Bee: Mike Toolan, radio and TV presenter

If you’re lucky enough to have lived in Manchester over the past 20 years, chances are…

Jul 06
Worker Bee: Sally Sykes, Director of Comms and Marketing, University of Manchester

Former Altrincham Grammar School pupil Sally Sykes is settling into her new job in…

Jun 14
Worker Bee: Jamie Moore, trainer and former professional boxer

Former British, Irish, Commonwealth and European light middleweight champion Jamie…

Jun 13
Worker Bee: Anthony Crolla, professional boxer

You don’t need to be into boxing to like Anthony ‘Million Dollar’ Crolla.…

May 02
Worker Bee: Julie Hesmondhalgh, actor

Julie Hesmondhalgh is one of Manchester’s most famous faces and requires little…

Apr 18
Worker Bee: Emma Wilkinson aka DJ E.M.A

E.M.A is a familiar name around the clubs of the north west, DJing her hand-picked,…