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What’s On at The Hive programme

‘All about becoming a grandparent’ and ‘All about babies’

The final session for all about becoming a grandparent is taking place this Wednesday 22 October, 10.30 to 11.30am at The Hive.

Grandparents-to-be can brush-up on their parenting skills in a new seminar at The Hive designed to help new grandparents support the mother of their grandchild and find out the latest parenting advice.

The seminar costs £1 and places can be reserved over the phone by calling Teodora Axente at the University of Worcester on 01905 855141.

PROFESSOR HOWARD COX ‘Why Austerity Britain Gorged on Magazines: the making of a monopoly in the magazine industry.’

Join Professor Howard Cox as he delivers his lecture at The Hive on Wednesday, 5 November at 5.30pm in the Studio.

Tickets are free and on a ‘first come, first served’ basis and can be collected from the University of Worcester St John’s main reception or The Hive, Level 1, Information Pod.

Refreshments are available on arrival.

Tickets available for Startling New Play to Commemorate the First World War

As part of the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War Worcester’s iconic library, The Hive, will be welcoming back theatre company Pentabus to perform its latest production Each Slow Dusk on Friday 7 November at 7pm.

Directed by Elizabeth Freestone and written by award winning playwright Rory Mullarkey, the moving play Each Slow Dusk charts the experience of three young men serving on the western front, linking their stories to a woman today, just home to her village after a tour of the battlefields.

Tickets for the event cost £8 – £6 for concessions – and can be purchased in person from The Hive Information Pod on Level 1 in the atrium. They can also be reserved over the phone 01905 765 576, but must be collected by 31 October.

Each Slow Dusk is 1 hour and 45 minutes long, including an interval. It is suitable for 14+ age range.

The Hive has a busy arts programme, which this autumn and winter includes The Beeline Story Telling Festival and Christmas play Under The Stars by Birmingham Playhouse.

Have we forgotten the horrors of war? RSA debate at The Hive

Join speakers Professor Maggie Andrews, from the University of Worcester, Dr Adrian Gregson RMARA, Archival Policy and Collections Manager and Diocesan Archivist and Nic Millington, Chief Executive of the Rural Media Company, on Tuesday 11 November at 6pm at The Hive for a Question Time-style debate with the Royal Society of Arts to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

As veterans who served in the armed forces continue to relive the horrors they experienced, is it easy to overlook the hidden psychological wounds of war?

Has the technological evolution of warfare meant that our fear of combat has reduced? Is it easy to forget the horrors of war when you cannot see it up close? We want to hear your opinion.

The future prospects of the human race are at the heart of the joint RSA/Hive public debates.

Tickets for this event are free of charge and are available to purchase in person at The Hive from the Level 1 Information Pod in the atrium.

The Hive’s new What’s On Guide October to December 2014

The very first What’s On Guide for The Hive is now available (please see attached).

The programme lists all the public events from theatre to debates that are taking place in The Hive from now until the New Year.

We will shortly be working on the What’s On Guide for January to April 2015. If you are organising an event at The Hive and you would like it listed in the next What’s On Guide please contact Beth Campagna b.campagna@worc.ac.uk or Min Sowden msowden@worcestershire.gov.uk

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