Hatched! – 27 March – 26 April Recent picture book publications from the University of Worcester Illustration staff team. The books featured are illustrated and written by Piet Grobler, Rebecca Palmer, Stephen Fowler and Daisy Hirst.
Using Social Media to Promote Your Business Tuesday 4 April, 9.30 – 11.30am & Thursday 6 April, 12.30 – 2.30pm Discover how Social Media can be used to market your business. Learn how to build up followers, expand contact links and target your audiences. £22.50 Book a place
A Theory of Everything for the NHS – Wednesday 5 April, 6 – 7pm The NHS constitution contains many principles, values and ethical codes, but offers no definition of health. Drawing on three decades of research and writing about the nature of health, Professor David Seedhouse will explain how this single oversight has caused massive fragmentation and inconsistency of care. David Seedhouse also offers a powerful solution – a theory of everything for the NHS which unites the best clinical practice with the most thoughtful ethical reflection. This is a FREE event. Book a place
First Steps in Family History – Thursday 6 April, 11.30am – 12.30pm One hour introductions to guide you round the most useful family history resources we hold on the Explore the Past floor and give you some tips on getting started. £5.00 Book tickets
First Steps in House History – Thursday 6 April, 10 – 11am These one hour introductions guide you round the most useful local or house history resources we hold on the Explore the Past floor and give you some tips on getting started. £5.00 per person. Book tickets
Animal Printing Workshops – Saturday 8 April, 10am & 11am Inspired by screenprints and rubber stamp illustrations included in Hatched! The Hive’s current exhibition of picturebook illustration, this workshop offers children and their carers a chance to try printmaking: participants will use vegetables and other objects to make their own animal prints, and collaborate on a giant print which will become part of the exhibition. Suitable for children aged 4 – 9 years. Book a free place
Fantastic Beasts Easter Trail – 8 – 23 April, all day Follow the trail for a Fantastic Beasts treat. 50p per child.
Wild about Worcester – Wednesday 12 April, 10am – 12.30pm 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.
Mini Medics – Monday 10 April, 9.30am–12.30pm 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. £30.00 per child. Book online www.worcestershire.gov.uk/courses
Business Breakfast sponsored by Haines Watts – Tuesday 25 April, 7.30–9.30am Innovation presentation, networking and breakfast. Book a place.
Online Skills Mini Course – Friday 28 April, 10am–11:30am 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. Book a place.
Open Mic Night – Friday 28 April, 6 – 8pm For 12 – 19 year olds. Showcase your own music, poetry or dance… or just come as you are. Book your act in: firstname.lastname@example.org or ask about our members’ Facebook page.
David Savill – Authors Spotlight – Saturday 29 April, 6pm How Personal Stories Become Political – Debut novelist David Savill tells us how personal stories can become political drama, and gives advice about how to get your first novel published. They Are Trying to Break Your Heart, David’s first novel, is set against the backdrop of the Bosnian war and follows the story of a Bosnian man seeking the truth about his childhood friend. His second novel, Disinformation, tells the story of a journalist caught up in Vladimir Putin’s rise to power. Adults £5.00, students £3.50. Book tickets