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Keep Children Entertained During Half Term at The Hive

This October half-term the University of Worcester and The Hive have a range of activities for children of all ages to entertain them over the holidays.

The University of Worcester Storytelling Festival for Children takes place through October with a programme of award-winning storytellers, illustrators, authors and theatre companies.

Sea Legs Puppet Theatre will present their colourful show ‘The Ugly Duckling’ to children aged 3 and above on Thursday 26 October at 11am and 2pm. The storytellers take you on the ugly duckling’s journey through the seasons, as he finds his way in a hostile world. Tickets to this event are £4 per person and free for babes in arms.

For children who enjoy getting creative, illustrator Sarah Millin will be helping them and their parents to make special books of nature in the Little Book of Nature workshop on Friday 27 October at 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 3pm. The workshops are suitable for children aged 6 and above and cost £4.

Drop in Computer Coding Taster Sessions for children aged 8 to 12 who are interested and new to coding are taking place on Monday 23 October and Thursday 26 October at 10.30am to 12pm. The sessions are free and no booking is required.

Children aged 6 and under can also join the library team for extra Rat-a-tat Tales on Wednesday 25 October at 11am and 2.45pm and professional storytellers Peter Chand, Sally Tonge and Amy Douglas on Saturday 7, 14 and 21 October at 10.30am and 12.30pm.

The Ugly Duckling, A Little Book of Nature and Storypit Tales are all part of the University of Worcester Storytelling Festival organised by the University of Worcester.

To book tickets or for more information about The Hive's events, or to sign up to the mailing list, go to www.thehiveworcester.org/whats-on. The Hive September to October What’s On is now online and copies are available at The Hive.