Children & Families events

  • Daisy Foundation Classes

    Daisy Birthing Classes

    Every Wednesday, 7pm - 8.30pm

    Learn all about your antenatal education, anchored to your breath, your body and your movement to aid your labour journey.

    Cost £75 per 6 week term

    Daisy Baby Tinies Class Babies

    6 weeks - 6 months Thursday 3 May, 12.30pm - 1.30pm

    The classes are uniquely integrated for mum and baby with massage, yoga, reflexology and calming techniques which are delivered alongside educational themes that is relevant to the babies developmental milestones, relaxation and support for mum.

    Cost £45 per 6 week term

    Daisy Baby Wigglers Classes

    Every Thursday, 11.15am - 1.30pm Babies 6 - 12 months.

    This is a uniquely integrated class for mum and little one where baby massage, baby yoga and sensory play are delivered alongside rhythm and story in a seamless journey of imaginative play.

    Cost £45 per 6 week term

    To book any Daisy Classes email: puja-conway@thedaisyfoundation.com

  • Half Term Tales - Sat, 26 May Sun, 03 June 2018

    Every day 11am and 2.45pm hear the best bits of books read aloud by our lovely librarians.

     

     

     

     

     

  • Canal and River Activity Day - Thu, 31 May

    Engineering Heroes: Drop-in to take the challenge of building a bridge and keeping the boat afloat!

    A treasure trail around the library, crafts and activities for all the family.

    Thursday, 31 May - 11am to 2pm

     

  • Coding Activity - Thu, 31 May

    Thursday 31 May, 12pm - 1pm 

    Thursday 9 August, 1pm - 2pm

    Introducing children aged 9 - 13 to computer coding.

    Free sessions, booking required.

    Come with headphones or purchase from the library pod for £1.60

    Book ticket

  • Pinocchio - Fri, 01 June

    Presented by Clive Chandler and His Puppets

    The story of a puppet boy who struggles through difficulties to do ‘the right thing’ is both fast moving and funny. A delightful family treat that is sure to leave you smiling.

    Suitable for children 4 years+

    Cost: £7 adult, £3 children, babes in arms free

    Running time: 55mins

    Friday 1 June, 11am and 2pm

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  • Bookstart Bird Boogie - Mon, 04 June Sun, 10 June 2018

    Join us for this year’s National Bookstart Week where we encourage families with under 5s to read together everyday from 10am - 3pm. There will be lots to do: birdie themed play activities, stories and a bird watching trail. Come and join the fun as most of the activities are free.

    Anyone taking part this week will receive a free copy of a book in association with the Book Trust.

    Rat-a-tat Tales

    Listen out for the rat-a-tat in the children’s library. Storytime is about to begin…

    Interactive stories suited to children aged 7 and under - but great fun for parents and older children.

    Saturday, Sunday and every day during National Bookstart Week

    11am and 2.45pm

  • Moonbabies Massage* - Mon, 04 June

    Baby massage suitable for 0 to crawling.

    *Activity taster sessions are £1 per child. Places need to be booked for children only. Accompanying adults go free.

    Monday 4 June, 10am to 10.40am and 10.50am to 11.30am

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  • YogaBellies* - Mon, 04 June

    A great way to stay fit and healthy, bond with your little one and meet other parents.

    Suitable for babies 6 weeks to crawling.

    *Activity taster sessions are £1 per child. Places need to be booked for children only. Accompanying adults go free.

    Monday 4 June, 1pm - 2pm

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  • Bounce and Rhyme - Tue, 05 June

    Fun and friendly music-making session.

    Tuesday 5 June, 10am to 10.30am

  • Rainbow Wings Academy Baby Massage* - Tue, 05 June

    Suitable for babies 6 weeks to crawling. Please bring a towel and drink for baby.

    You will be required to complete a consultation form before commencing massage; baby must have already received a 6 week paediatric check with your GP prior to the session.

    *Activity taster sessions are £1 per child. Places need to be booked for children only. Accompanying adults go free.

    Tuesday 5 June, 1.30pm to 2.30pm

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  • Crafty Cooks* - Wed, 06 June

    Explore flavours in this “tasty” taster session.

    Suitable for children 2 - 5 years.

    *Activity taster sessions are £1 per child. Places need to be booked for children only. Accompanying adults go free.

    Wednesday 6 June, 10am to 11am

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  • Diddi Dance* - Thu, 07 June

    Funky pre-school dance Suitable for 1½ - 4½ years.

    *Activity taster sessions are £1 per child. Places need to be booked for children only. Accompanying adults go free.

    Thursday 7 June, 10am to11am

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  • One Fit Mama* - Thu, 07 June

    Fitness class for mums with their babies. (Mums need to wear sportswear).

    *Activity taster sessions are £1 per child. Places need to be booked for children only. Accompanying adults go free.

    Thursday 7 June, 1.30pm to 2.15pm

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  • Bounce and Rhyme - Fri, 08 June

    Baby Bounce and Rhyme

    Friday 8 June, 11am to 11.30am

    Fun and friendly sessions aimed at 0 - 1 year-olds and their parents and carers.

    Worcestershire and Herefordshire Nappy Advisory Service

    Friday 8 June, 10am to 12.30pm

    Mini Baby Bounce and Rhyme 

    Friday 8 June, 1pm to 1.30pm

  • Tiny Talk* - Fri, 08 June

    Learn some signs to help give your baby a voice!  

    Suitable for 0-18 months.

    *Activity taster sessions are £1 per child. Places need to be booked for children only. Accompanying adults go free.

    Friday 8 June, 1.30pm - 2.30pm

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  • Crafty Birds Workshop - Sat, 09 June Sun, 10 June 2018

    Making little gifts for our feathery friends

    Suitable for all ages

    £2.50 per child.

    Saturday 9 June and Sunday 10 June, 10am to 11.30am and 1.30pm to 3pm

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  • Monkey Music* - Sun, 10 June

    Make music together

    Suitable for 3 months - 4 years.

    Sunday 10 June, 1.30pm - 2.15pm

    *Activity taster sessions are £1 per child. Places need to be booked for children only. Accompanying adults go free. 

    Book ticket

  • Ice Age Exhibition Launch Day - Sat, 16 June

    Celebrate with us at the opening of the exhibitions in The Hive and the Art Gallery and Museum, and explore Through the Mists of Time art installation on Level 0 of The Hive.  

    There will be FREE events and activities throughout the day at both venues, including 'Meet the Artists' and 'Meet the Curator' opportunities and 'Make and Take' crafts.

    Let's Celebrate!

    Saturday 16th June, 11am – 4pm

    The Hive and Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum

  • Summer Reading Challenge - Sat, 23 June Sat, 22 September 2018

    2018 marks the 80th anniversary of the iconic children’s comic Beano.

    To celebrate, The Reading Agency’s Summer Reading Challenge theme this year is Mischief Makers.

    The challenge encourages all children aged 4 to 12 years to borrow and read six books between 23 June and 22 September.

    Summer Reading Challenge Launch - Croome Court

    Saturday 23 June, 10am - 4pm

    Join us on our launch day at National Trust’s Croome Court (free entry for families of those who join the Summer Reading Challenge).

    Every Day

    Wednesday 25 July to Sunday 2 September

    There are free activities every day during the holidays. A daily story time at 11am and 2.45pm and our usual interactive Rat-a-Tat Tales will run on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays.

  • Digital Festival Family Night - Thu, 28 June

    Digi Fest Night

    A fantastic family friendly event showcasing a variety of fun interactive digital activities for all ages. Come and control the weather, experience virtual reality and much more!

    Thursday 28 June, 4.30pm to 8pm.

    LEGO Mindstorms

    Part of the Digital Festival Family Night

    30 minute sessions at 5pm, 5.45pm, 6.30pm, and 7.15pm.

    Put your programming skills to the test using LEGO Mindstorms software. In this taster workshop you will learn the basics of programming, in order to navigate your LEGO robot around.

    Age 7 to 13 (children aged 7 will need to be accompanied by a paying parent).

    Cost £3.95

    Booking essential

    Book ticket  

    Code Playground

    Digital eagles day a bookable Scratch activity with Barclay's Bank.

    45 minute sessions at 5pm, 6pm or 7pm.

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  • Family Art Workshop - Sat, 30 June

    Meadow Arts Inspires is running a FREE Family Art Workshop as part of the Ice Age project. Suitable for children ages 7 and above.

    Saturday 30 June, 11am to 2pm.

    Drop in and join us.

  • Mischief Making Sessions - Mon, 23 July Mon, 27 August 2018

    Join us throughout the summer for a bit of mischief. Will you get to grips with Minecraft and wreak havoc in our online version of Worcester, make a Dennis or Gnasher mask to take home with you, create a comic book game in computer code or create your own comic character to add to our Giant Hive Comic Book.

    Every Monday and Thursday from 23 July to 27 August Sessions on the hour at 10am, 11am, 12pm and 1pm.

    Activities are free or £2.50 per child for craft make and take.

     

  • Comic Character Masterclass - Sat, 07 July Thu, 26 July 2018

    Join Wearebeard, a creative design agency based in Worcester, for a 45 minute masterclass in comic character creation. Create your very own character to take home with you. Add it to our book of Hive Comic Characters! For children aged 6-12 - check website when booking for age suitability.

    Saturday 7 July or Thursday 26 July

    10.30am, 11.30am or 1pm.

    Cost £3.50 per child.

    Booking is essential.

    Book ticket

  • Eeek! A giant Ice Age Batik! - Tue, 31 July

    Join Sarah Jones from Eekbatik to design and produce a GIANT Ice Age geology batik for our exhibition. You will learn the traditional art of Indonesian Batik – working with wax and the most wonderful colour dyes.

    Alongside this will be a workshop exploring how our Ice Age ancestors expressed themselves through art.

    Come and create your own cave art at these drop-in sessions.

    Suitable for children aged 7 and above.

    Tuesday 31 July, 11am to 3pm.