In celebration of Bee Month and World Bee Day on May 20, West Village has launched its inaugural precinct-wide Village Bees program from May 1 to31. Throughout the month, West Village will release a range of exclusive activities for kids and adults alike via its website.

Activities include virtual native beehive tours with Jack Stone from Bee One Third, an online Cooking with Honey series with Queensland chef Matt Golinski, kids bee and butterfly craft and activities with Creative Kids Brisbane, tips on how to attract bees to your garden with West Village gardener Amelia Valenti, and a sneak peek at a larger-than-life bee installation by Dead Puppet Society, which will be revealed later this year.

As a Green Building Council Six Star Green Star community, West Village is a proud lover and supporter of bees. Through their partnership with Bee One Third, West Village is home to four rooftop beehives, which harvest 160 kilograms of honey each year.

Due to COVID-19 putting a hold on outdoor installations and workshops, West Village felt the importance of recognising World Bee Day and so a decision was made to dedicate all of its social content throughout May to celebrating and raising awareness around the importance of bees.

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