the hive

06 Sep 2022
Following the incredible success of the last Sound of Shrewsbury Folk concert at The Hive back in May, organisers have promised another one. Over a thousand pounds was raised for Ukrainian relief. Money came in from private donations, raffle and ticket sales. The organisers were delighted and said that they had hoped to reach a thousand but weren’t sure until the first note was played as to just...
26 Apr 2022
May the Twenty Seventh is the date and the venue is The Hive in Shrewsbury. For many years there has been great music played in the Pubs and Clubs and Shrewsbury. Great singers, guitarists and poets. Shrewsbury people may only see them once or twice and sometimes never again. However, it is worth saying the standard of music played is top level and most players in the pubs and clubs of Shrewsbury...
20 Aug 2019
Arcade – Heidi Talbot & Adam Holmes – UK Tour Autumn 2019 Face The Fall released on Drala Records October 4th 2019 Guardian****   Telegraph****  Q Magazine**** "Simply vocal heaven" - The Sunday Times Ireland’s Heidi Talbot and Scotland’s Adam Holmes have joined forces for the first time to create an album of original material together under the name Arcade, which they will tour this autumn,...
10 Apr 2018
    An award-winning musician will host a free song writing workshop in Shrewsbury next month as part of a programme by Shrewsbury Folk Festival to get more young people involved in traditional music. Greg Russell, who won the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award in 2013 and the Horizon Award from the same source with Ciaran Algar on 2014, will deliver the session for 11 to 15-year-olds at The Hive in...
05 Oct 2016
The Hive, a registered charity and a town centre arts & creative venue are organising a very special charity fundraising event at Shrewsbury Prison on Saturday 15th October 2016 at 7pm. The event, called ‘Jailhouse Rock’ will include an Elvis tribute act, two local bands, a special silent disco, mugshot corner, DJ and special animated light projection by Andy McKeown. The event will raise...
04 Oct 2016
Charity organisation and venue, the Hive in Shrewsbury is launching its friendly and relaxed cinema season suitable for people with dementia and others on Wednesday 12th October with the classic musical, Singin in the rain. Unlike traditional cinema screenings, these will have soft lighting and lower volume to bring comfort to those with dementia and other illnesses. Tickets for these screenings...
18 Apr 2016
The Hive, an arts charity and venue in Shrewsbury working with young people and children across the County has won What’s On Readers’ Award for Best Small Theatre/Arts Venue in Shropshire. The Hive has been running as a venue for over 10 years and hosts weekly events including frequent gigs by internationally renowned musicians, film screenings and creative activities for children & young...
BFI and Plusnet present a special screening of Wim Wenders’ 1987 classic film, Wings of Desire
29 Oct 2015
This Sunday, 1st November, Wim Wenders’ 1987 classic, Wings of Desire will be shown at The Hive, through Shrewsbury Film Society at 8pm (bar open from 7.30pm). Individual tickets are £6 on the door. The screening is part of the BFI (British Film Institute) and Plusnet’s nationwide LOVE season, rekindling the nation’s passion for film and television’s most enduring love stories. What makes this...
16 Apr 2015
Shrewsbury Jazz Network presents The Lydia Glanville Quartet with Lluis Mather The Hive, Belmont, Shrewsbury SY1 1TE (phone 01743 234970) Saturday 9th May at 8 pm Tickets £14, members £12, 21 and under £7 from the Hive and Pengwern Books in Fish Street. The Lydia Glanville Quartet are regulars at Theatre Severn’s Saturday sessions but for this Hive event they will be joined by the highly talented...
07 Sep 2012
New folk trio Vamm are set to reprise their successful appearance at the recent Shrewsbury Folk Festival with a gig at the Hive in Shrewsbury on September 16. Vamm – which means ‘to bewitch and entrance’ in Shetlandic - features Scottish fiddle players Patsy Reid and Catriona MacDonald, and Norwegian mandola player Marit Falt. The trio was one of the most popular acts at the August Bank Holiday...
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