HC_big buzz_web poster

The Big Buzz

The Big Buzz

One of the most anticipated events of the year is the harvest. This year was no disappointment. We harvest the hive on the top of Wolff Olins’ office in King’s Cross and had a blast in the kitchen spinning the honey out of the frames, learning about the importance of a slow process and a respect […]

+
Wax works

Wax works

Wax works

An evening exploring one of the most important by-products of the hive – wax. We are joined by experts and designers from Central St Martins to understand how wax is made in the hive, make our own candles and partake in a hearty supper provided by the Skip Garden kitchen.

+
cooking honey

cooking honey

cooking honey

Learning to cook in inventive ways with honey to make your tastebuds hurt. Led by the Wolff Olins chef, Sam Youseff, and the wonderful Generators.

+
Nature Calls_Web poster

Nature calls

Nature calls

+
Cocktail_Web poster

Honey Club cocktails

Honey Club cocktails

The Honey Club has been working with four popular restaurants to create bespoke cocktails each using locally sourced ingredients and of course — honey.

+
HC_Web_Event_Beetopia

Beetopia

Beetopia

The Honey Club is pleased to announce Beetopia, an exhibition that brings together 25 top illustrators from across Europe. Artists were invited to depict beetopia/a community or society possessing highly desirable or perfect qualities for bees and human beings. Twenty professional illustrators and five young artists from the Global Generators partnered with designers from brand […]

+
Welcome home

Welcome home

Welcome home

Last Tuesday we held our spring event at the new Skip Garden. It was a big welcome; welcoming the Skip Garden to their new home, welcoming the bees to their new home and the students of the Bartlett School of Architecture welcomed us to their architectural projects in the Skip Garden. After lots or welcoming we […]

+
HC_beetrail_web poster

Kings Cross Bee Trail

Kings Cross Bee Trail

A tech-enabled walking tour of trendy King’s Cross that unlocks content and activities as you go.

Do your bit for citizen science to help keep our urban bees buzzing, and earn money-off vouchers for cool restaurants.

Available August 5th to September 15th 2015

+
HC_cwh_web poster

Cooking with Honey

Cooking with Honey

We had a great time with Davide learning how to cook some of his favourite Italian treats – all of which had the essential ingredient, Honey Club Honey. We cooked biscotti, cheese scones, lavender teacakes and the crowd pleaser: sage tempura drizzled with honey. Below are some shots of our achievements and of course the recipe […]

+
HC_kxbt_web poster

King’s Cross Bee Trail 2016

King’s Cross Bee Trail 2016

After the success of last years King’s Cross Bee Trail we have been busy behind the scenes updating it again for 2016! We are so excited to announce it is ready and this time it is better than ever — more stops, new adventures, more bee counts and new restaurant vouchers to unlock! Come down […]

+
`Every last Drop

Every Last Drop

Every Last Drop

Bees have had a rough trot this year. The harsh, cold winter stretched on into April and May, and where flowers should have bloomed we were getting snow instead. This left the bees with little to feed upon, and around one third of the U.K.’s bees were wiped out. That’s why the honey the bees […]

+
The Honey Club Hive

The Honey Club Hive

The Honey Club Hive

We teamed up with architect Vlad Tenu and Extracts London to present an intriguing new design for the ideal beehive.

+
HC_SpringLunch_Small_LowRes

Honey Club Spring Lunch

Honey Club Spring Lunch

An interactive, outdoor exhibition where we explored all the wonderful things the Honey Club does in the Kings Cross community and beyond

+
HC_Pattiserie_Web

Baking with honey

Baking with honey

From florentines to honeycomb parfait we baked our way through a delicious menu of recipes.

+
Honey Club Wax event

Wax Lyrical

Wax Lyrical

Getting creative with students from Central St. Matins to make handmade Crayons using bees wax from our own hives.

+
HC_Web_Event_MiniFest

Honey mini-fest

Honey mini-fest

We brought together the Honey Club community with a number of London beekeepers for an evening of storytelling and honey tasting.

+
Hackday

Hackday Part ONE

Hackday Part ONE

We are have partnered with product designer, PhD student, bee enthusiast and general brain box – Rob Phillips – to put on a series of hackdays that will explore how open science and technology can enhance the practice of beekeeping and create a healthier system for us all.

+
Rooftop make day

Rooftop makeday

Rooftop makeday

The London Festival of Architecture is an annual event and this summer it focused on the positive impact of architecture and urban development in the Kings Cross area. As part of the festival we teamed up with local architect Simon Jones to build a Ger (a Mongolian yurt) on our rooftop alongside the generators and members of the public.

+
HC_Web_Event_Beekeeping

Beekeeping 101

Beekeeping 101

Brian McCallum, our training partner and the founder of Urban Bees, gave us an insight into the world of bees, beekeeping and honey harvesting.

+
Guerilla Gardening

GUERILLA GARDENING

GUERILLA GARDENING

Facilitated by our wonderful gardener, Paul Richens, and the green-fingered Generators, we braved a rainy evening to learn how to create a garden that bees will love.

+
HC_Web_Event_Cooking

Cooking with Honey

Cooking with Honey

The Cooking with Honey event was an evening of culinary experimentation – exploring how to cook with honey in interesting and creative ways.

+
HC_Web_Event_Welcome

Honey Club Welcome event

Honey Club Welcome event

To kick start the Honey Club we put on an event welcoming everyone into the community, and invited members to speak about why they joined and what they hoped for the future of bees, the enterprise and the Kings Cross area.

+