Special events

The Hive offers a varied events programme for everyone to enjoy, from music, drama and art to learning opportunities, workshops, book clubs and lectures.

If you would like to be added to our mailing list to get monthly updates on the forthcoming events at The Hive please email msowden@worcestershire.gov.uk

Please note that we do not give refunds on tickets booked in advance.

  • Christmas at The Hive - Sat, 26 November Sun, 18 December 2016

    A fun-filled programme of creative workshops, lantern parade, Christmas show, singing and Rat-a-tat Tales to celebrate the festive season through December.

    Lantern Making Workshops
    26, 27 November & 3 December

    11am - 12pm & 1.30 - 2.30pm
    £3.50 - willow lantern making for 7 + years
    £2.00 - mini lantern making 
    All children making lanterns are also invited to join The Hive's Lantern Parade on Thursday 8 December at 6pm. Details about the parade will be given to children at the end of the workshop.
    Book a place

    Christmas Rat-a-tat Tales
    Every Saturday and Sunday in December from 3 December, 11am & 3pm.

    Young at Art Christmas Preparations (under 5s)
    Thursday mornings 1 & 15 December, 10.30am - 12pm
    No booking required. £3 per child.

    Lantern Parade
    Have fun making your lantern then show off your decoration in our magical lantern Christmas parade.
    Thursday 8 December, 6pm
    Singing, craft activity and refreshments after the parade in The Hive.

    Elizabethan Decoration Making
    Design your own pattern to decorate your orange with cloves.
    Saturday 10 December, 10am, 11am, 12pm & 2pm

    Tickets £1. Book tickets

    Jack and the Beanstalk Christmas Show 
    Saturday 10 December, 2pm & 4pm

    Presented by Storybox Theatre. With a handful of beans and a heart full of courage, Jack sets off on a tall tale of high adventure.
    Tickets Adults £5, children £3, babes in arms go free.

    2pm Show Book tickets
    4pm Show Book tickets

  • Parent Education for the 21st Century - Wed, 07 December

    Can parent education make a positive difference to children and young people through parenting? What are the drivers behind it and are we really sure we know what our purpose is in providing early parent education?  

    Attend this free event f you would like to find out more.

    Booking is recommended to guarantee a place.

    Wednesday 7 December, 6pm - 7pm

  • The Jungle Book 2016 - Sun, 18 December

    Certificate PG

    This re-imaging of Rudyard Kipling’s classic story is a visually stunning reproduction that will be adored by children and adults alike. Idris Elba performs an excellent Shere Khan and Bill Murray is Baloo. Stunning scenery and dramatic music brings together a magical and exhilarating tale.

    Sunday 18 December, 3pm. Runtime: 110 minutes

    Tickets £3.50, £5.00 small group (1 adult & 1 child), £10.00 big group (2 adults and up to 3 children)