Arts & exhibitions

The Hive has a rich and varied programme heavily influenced by the aim to support and promote the work of new and emerging artists alongside experienced local artists, groups and organisations.  

For information about exhibiting and performing at The Hive see Arts@The Hive

  • Picture This!

    An exhibition of prize-winning entries from the Picture This! Illustration Competition. Featuring three winning UK entries - Tatiana Japonica, Ksusha Rodkina and Emily Haworth - Booth - and three winning illustrators from each of the other participating countries.

    29 September - 30 October  


  • Every Picture Tells a Story

    A collection of illustrated poems and stories created by graphic designer and illustrator Mercedes Pearson.

    3 - 30 October






  • Beat Region 6 Presents - Art Therapists Artwork

    A selection of artworks made by Therapists from British Association of Art Therapists (Baat) Region 6. This display is to mark World Mental Health Day 2017.

    4 - 30 October, cabinets next to the café.  



  • Migrant Press (Revisited)

    Artists Sonia Boyce, S Mark Gubb and David Blackmore explore the 1960's transatlantic poetry publisher to create new works, rebooting this internationally significant lost piece of Worcester's creative heritage.

    The Migrant exhibition mines the creative energies of Worcester's past to add fuel to the City's developing artistic culture.

    The word Migrant directly speaks of the global fears that have become a pressing part of our everyday lives.

    Presented by Pitt Projects/Division of Labour

    12 - 26 October

    Level 2

  • International Open Access Week

    This exhibition of original photographic images and records is a great opportunity to see and understand the research that the University of Worcester carries out, and to explore the role of open access - a vehicle for research dissemination.

    23 - 29 October  




  • Creative Digital Media

    An exhibition of work by students completing the Masters in Creative Digital Media. Work displayed spans many disciplines, including game design, experimental art, graphic design, photography and filmmaking.

    30 October - 3 November




  • Childhood Interrupted: Worcestershire's Youth in WW1

    An exhibition bringing together the findings of a Worcestershire World War 100 project exploring how children's lives and education were changed, altered or disrupted by the First World War.

    2 - 29 November