Special events

The Hive offers a varied events programme for everyone to enjoy, from music, drama and art to learning opportunities, workshops, book clubs and lectures.

If you would like to be added to our mailing list to get monthly updates on the forthcoming events at The Hive please email hiveadminteam@worcestershire.gov.uk  

Please note that we do not give refunds on tickets booked in advance.

  • Eating Disorders Awareness Talk - Thu, 16 May

    Thursday 16 May, 12pm - 2pm

    As part of Mental Health Awareness Week and centring on the theme of body image. Tom Hawkesworth, Community Eating Disorders Practitioner at Worcestershire Eating Disorder Service, will be defining body image and the different types of eating disorders. He will then explore the history of eating disorders as related to cultural attitudes towards eating and body image, and the stigma and discrimination arising from this. Information and resources will then be presented on the current treatments available in the Worcestershire area.

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  • Men, Muscle and Mental Health: Western Males' Quest for the Perfect Body - Talk - Fri, 17 May

    Friday 17 May, 12pm - 2pm 

    As part of Mental Health Awareness Week and centring on the theme of body image.

    One set of mental disorders receiving increased research attention are those connected to body image and disordered eating. Historically, body image-related ill-health was identified as an exclusively female concern. Over the last 40 years, however, researchers have realised that men are also affected and that the body ideal for men has become progressively more muscular. Dr Christian Edwards is Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching Science at the University of Worcester. In this talk, drawing on his research with male athletes, Dr Edwards will discuss the health and well-being consequences associated with striving for the perfect body. To conclude, Dr Edwards will highlight how his research may apply more broadly to understanding mental disorders in men.

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  • Dementia Wellbeing Services Launch - Worcestershire - Tue, 21 May

    Tuesday 21 May, 11:00am - 2:00pm.

    Join us at The Hive during Dementia Action Week 2019 to find out more about Worcestershire's Dementia Wellbeing service, including:

    Dementia Wellbeing Hub

    Dementia Wellbeing - Young Onset

    Peer Support and Dementia Cafes

    Dementia Wellbeing - Over 65

    There will also be the opportunity to network with other Dementia Support Service Organisations and referral partners.

    This is a drop-in event - please feel free to pop in between 11:00am -2:00pm.

    An informal running buffet will be provided.

    For any further information, please contact Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire:

    E: dementiawellbeing@ageukhw.org.uk  T: 01905 740950 or 0800 008 6077