Children & Families events

  • Granny's Game - Thu, 23 February

    Presented by Rhubarb Theatre It’s all about travel, adventure and one really surprising grandma!

    Join Julia and John as they play Granny’s Game, where a trip around the board becomes a globetrotting adventure.

    Wrestling the snakes and climbing the ladders, our brave players will risk it all in a high-stakes quest they’ll never forget.

    Thursday 23 February at 1pm and 3pm

    Suitable for 5 years and upwards.

    Tickets are £5.00 adults, £3.00 children, babes in arms are free.

    Book tickets here.

  • Hands-on History - Thu, 23 February

    For children who enjoy getting interactive the Hands-on History event (Part of Love Worcester Heritage Festival) is a fun introduction to archaeology, led by archive and archaeology staff.

    Children can try their hand at using microscopes, finding clues to discover Worcester’s past, or get creative with mosaic making.       

    This activity is FREE but there is a charge of £2.50 for children who want to make a mosaic.

    Thursday 23 February, 10am–3pm

  • Science Night - Thu, 16 March

    It's back! Meet the experts and have a go yourself: from fossils to food, coding to chemistry, rockets to rivers - science is at the heart of our lives. A really hands-on, fun night for all of the family. We promise you'll learn something new!

    Don't forget to visit The RPS Images of Science exhibition on Level 1 too.

    Thursday 16 March, 5 to 7.30pm.

    This is a FREE event, but if you would like to attend a Mad Science team workshop, see the Up, Up and Away event below.

  • Up, Up and Away - Thu, 16 March

    Ever wanted to find out how planes fly? Come along and find out. The Mad Science team are back with their zany interactive science show - this time it's all about air pressure. Never has science been so much fun!

    There are three shows at 4.30pm, 5.15pm and 6pm.

    Tickets are £3.50 for adults and £3 for children.

    Book your tickets here

  • Young at Art - Exploring, Listening & Making - Thu, 12 January Thu, 23 March 2017

    Young at Art is an exploring, listening, making Art and story themed sessions for Under 5s held at The Hive and Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum on alternate weeks.

    It takes place on Thursday mornings, 10.30am - 12pm. No booking is required. The costs are £3.00 per child, payable on the day at each venue.


    2, 16 & 30 March – The Hive

    9 & 23 March – Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum

    Young at Art is run in partnership with Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum.

  • Mini Medics - Mon, 10 April

    A fun and informative introduction to first aid for children. Each child will receive a certificate of completion and a pack to take away. Only suitable for ages 8–11 years. 

    Monday 10 April, 9.30am–12.30pm 

    £30.00 per child.  Book online

  • Easter Activities

    Fantastic Beasts Easter Trail
    Follow the trail for a Fantastic Beasts treat.
    8 – 23 April, all day. 50p per child


    Wild about Worcester
    Come and find out what’s wild in Worcester with Worcestershire Wildlife Trust. Treasure trail around the library, crafts and plenty of fun activities for all the family.
    Wednesday 12 April, 10am – 12.30pm