The Hive offers a varied events programme for everyone to enjoy, from music, drama and art to learning opportunities, workshops, book clubs and lectures.
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The Hive screens a selection of films in the
Tickets are £3.50 and refreshments can be purchased from the café. We adhere to film classification guidelines, so proof of
age will need to be shown for entry in to those films classified 15 and above.
Please note that we do not give refunds on tickets booked in advance.
Bibliobuffers Halloween Readings - Wed, 26 October
A selection of haunting horror fiction and poetry presented by local writing group.
Other aspiring writers who have something scary to share are also invited to take part. Nightmares guaranteed.
Wednesday 26 October, 6pm - 9pm
Understanding the Adolescent Mind - Wed, 26 October
In recognition of World Bipolar Day (4 October) and Mental Health Day (10 October), speakers from the University of Worcester’s Institute of Health will be leading on three sessions: Understanding Bipolar, Mental Health Day, and Understanding the Adolescent Mind.
Understanding the Adolescent Mind - Wednesday 26 October, 2pm - 4pm
As young people are faced finding their own identities and places in society; stress, anxiety and depression are no longer conditions associated with working age people. This event is aimed at parents and carers and will explore:
- Conditions that can present in adolescence
- Factors that may cause them to present in young people
- The work of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
- Sources of support and information
Beeline - Little Frankenstein - Thu, 27 October
Children's Show by The Lempen Puppet Theatre
Puppeteer Frank Norman Stein is busy rehearsing his new show “George the Dragon Slayer” but he’s finding it really difficult with his badly made puppets that keep falling apart! Taking inspiration from the scientist Dr Frankenstein, and with the help of the audience he creates a new real live puppet that is destined to change his life forever.
This show is part of Beeline, University of Worcester Storytelling Festival for Children.
27 October, 2pm
Beeline - Monster Making Workshop - Thu, 27 October
Following the performance of "Little Frankenstein" by Lempen Puppet Theatre Company, an opportunity for families to join in and make their own ‘Little Monsters’. Create a creature inspired by Frank Steins workshop.
27 October 3.15pm - 4pm
This workshop is part of Beeline - University of Worcester Storytelling Festival for Children.
The Witch - Sun, 30 October
When a new-born baby mysteriously vanishes and crops fail, a zealous Christian family living on the edge of the wilderness begin to turn on each other. A debut film from writer/director Robert Eggers which will stay with you long after the credits roll.
30 October, 7.30pm. Runtime: 88 minutes
"Our Father Below": Getting to Know the Devil - Mon, 31 October
Halloween is a good time to think about the Devil. How did belief in the Christian Devil shape English culture in the age of witch trials and civil war, and what lessons can we learn today from the rich, dark tradition of “thinking with demons”?
Monday 31 October, 6pm - 7pm
Tricksters - Sat, 05 November
Original piece of interactive dance and theatre in which all the boys and girls have to find a way to out-trick a trickster and find their way home. Taking inspiration from trickster mythology from around the world the performance explores the hidden world inside these stories.
Performance at 11am. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Tickets £1. Book tickets
Armistice Weekend - Fri, 11 November Sat, 12 November 2016
Friday 11 November - 9am - 11:30am
The Worcestershire World War 100 project bell tent is housing an exhibition about the People's Collection. The Peoples Collection will bring together memorabilia of WW1 from across Worcestershire displaying items loaned by members of the public.
Film - We did our bit on Remembrance Day
At 9.45am a film of testimony of eleven military veterans of the Second World War who lived in Worcestershire in 2013 will be shown in the studio.
Discover the extraordinary activities these elderly citizens undertook while in uniform.
Tickets £2.50 - All ticket money will be donated to the Royal British Legion.
To mark the end of World War One, poppies made by children from local schools at The Hive will be dropped in the atrium at 11am.
Saturday 12 November - 10am - 4pm
Poetry readings, love token making and period costume is taking place in the morning at The Hive. This session can be booked, or you can drop-in on the day and join in the fun.
The Studio will be playing the Battle of the Somme. Children from 4 to 16-years-of-age and families can take part in the Casualty Clearing Station game in the studio.
Mountains of Fire! - Sat, 12 November
Volcanoes in Human History - a fascinating one-day course with Dr Paul Olver
10.30am - 4.00pm
£29 per person. To book your place please contact Christianne Tel: 01547 560021, email: email@example.com
Mountains of Fire is a Project Link Course
Online Skills - Mini Course
Want to learn something new? How to use the internet for online services such as banking, shopping, Facebook or even emailing in our free bookable sessions. You should have basic keyboard and mouse skills already.
Thursday 17 November, 11am - 12.30pm Book Free Place
Deborah Moggach - A Life in Writing - Thu, 17 November
Thursday 17 November, 6pm - 7pm
Deborah Moggach is the author of 18 novels and several screenplays, including ‘Pride and Prejudice’ for which she was nominated for a BAFTA.
Her most famous novel is probably ‘These Foolish Things’, filmed as ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’, and the film of her first historical novel, ‘TulipFever’ is due for release in February 2017, having already been serialised on Radio 4 Extra.
Deborah will be talking about her writing, life, and influences.
Tickets: Adults £8, Students £4
Carrot lollies, Balcony pigs and Woolton Pie: talk, taste and tell - Thu, 24 November
A series of activities which will encourage participants to explore some of the hopes and fears which surrounded the use of food as a weapon of war in WW2. This will include talks by Dr Lisa Pine (South Bank University) and Elspeth King (University of Worcester), displays of rations, tasting of carrot marmalade, a quiz about what participants would be prepared to eat and a debate about how food plays a central role in conflict.
Admission is free and on a first-come-first-served basis, so please arrive in good time for the start of the event.
Thursday 24 November, 12.30pm - 3pm
Code Club Meeting - Tue, 06 December
Interested in Code Club? Whether you're new or are a current/existing host or volunteer, join us for our meetup at The Hive in Worcester on 6 December 2016, 5.30 - 7.30pm.
This informal meetup is our way to introduce you to Code Club and also to say thank you to our current Code Club hosts and volunteers whilst offering a big hello to folks who are completely new to us.
We are delighted to be teaming up with The Hive who run and champion one of our most successful Code Clubs.
For more information contact Tim firstname.lastname@example.org
Alex Christofi - Author's Spotlight - Sat, 26 November
Author of Glass – a charming, funny and clever look at life – and death – through the eyes of an unforgettable narrator Günter Glass, ex-milkman and aspiring window-cleaner, struggling to find his way in the world. Alex Christofi is winner of the 2016 Betty Trask Prize.
26 November, 7pm.
Birth and Beyond Worcestershire - Wed, 07 December
This session explores the research underpinning a new parent education programme for pregnancy designed by Worcestershire Health & Care NHS Trust in collaboration with the University of Worcester.
Wednesday 7 December, 6pm - 7pm
The Jungle Book 2016 - Sun, 18 December
This re-imaging of Rudyard Kipling’s classic stories 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
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
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 payable at venue.
Have fun making your lantern then show off your decoration in our magical lantern Christmas parade.
Thursday 8 December, 6pm
Singing after the parade in The Hive atrium.
Elizabethan Decoration Making
Design your own pattern to decorate your orange with cloves.
Saturday 10 December, 10am, 11am, 12pm & 2pm.
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.