Children & Families events

  • Family Eco Fun Day - Sat, 08 October

    Saturday, 8 October, 11am - 3pm

    Have fun making eco-friendly arts and crafts, discover ways you can help the environment at home, and learn about our award-winning eco building by following the clues on our new sustainability trail.

    All ages welcome.

    For more information contact: 

  • Young at Art - exploring, listening, making - Thu, 08 September Thu, 15 December 2016

    Art and story themed sessions for Under 5's.

    No booking required. £3 per child payable on the day at each venue.

    Thursday mornings 10.30am - 12pm

    29 September - at Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum

    6 & 20 October - at The Hive
    13 October - at Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum

    Christmas Preparations
    1 & 15 December - at The Hive
    8 December - at Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum 

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

  • Space Night and Mad Science - Wed, 05 October

    Wednesday 5 October, 5pm - 8pm


    Everything you wanted to know about space, local astronomers, space authors, rocket scientists - meet them all at Space Night.

    A chance for you to quiz the experts about rockets, ask the enthusiasts about the moon and try out their super powerful telescopes. A hands-on fun night for all the family. Including LIVE ROCKET LAUNCH at 6.30pm (weather permitting).

    Enter our competition to build a Model Spaceship ahead of 5th October for a chance to win loads of space goodies - competition details

    Mad Science Space Explorer

    The Space show Is all about how astronauts eat in space, sleep in space, we have dry ice comets, Bernoulli’s theory of flight, astronaut training, and a few fire blasts thrown in for good measure!

    Adults £3.50 Children £3

    There are two shows taking place in the Studio. Book tickets for shows at:

    4.45pm - 5.15pm

    5.30pm - 6pm

  • Beeline - Story Pit Tales - Sat, 08 October Sat, 29 October 2016

    Beeline - The University of Worcester Storytelling Festival for Children

    Celebrating another fantastic programme of award-winning authors, storytellers, puppeteers and artists.

    On four Saturdays at 10am and 11am during the Festival we will be joined by professional storytellers who will tell stories from around the world.

    8 October - Cat Weatherill
    15 October - Peter Chand
    22 October - Daniel Morden
    29 October - Sally Tonge

  • Beeline - Little Frankenstein - Thu, 27 October

    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.

    Performance 2 - 3pm. Tickets £4. Book tickets

  • Beeline - Monster Making Workshops - 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.

    Workshop times: 3.15pm - 4pm. Tickets £2.50. Book tickets

    This workshop is part of Beeline - University of Worcester Storytelling Festival for Children.

  • 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.

    Saturday 5 November, 11.30am

    Tickets £1

    Book ticket

  • Rat-a-tat Tales

    Every Saturday & Sunday, 11am and 3pm

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

    No booking necessary, just turn up and join in for free.