What's On


Below is a list of all the exciting events and activities we have coming up. From gigs and films to creative workshops for children and adults, there's something for everyone at The Hive.

Jan

28

Fri

10:30

Buzzy Beats


Tickets from £6

Join musical magpie Mary Keith on a busy, buzzy beat-filled musical journey. Using bodies, percussion instruments and voices we will fill the morning with joyous sound and song! No background tapes here!

For babes in arms, crawlers, walkers under 5's and their carers. We encourage the carers and parents to be fully involved - why should the little ones have all the fun?!

Feb

4

Fri

10:30

Buzzy Beats


Tickets from £6

Join musical magpie Mary Keith on a busy, buzzy beat-filled musical journey. Using bodies, percussion instruments and voices we will fill the morning with joyous sound and song! No background tapes here!

For babes in arms, crawlers, walkers under 5's and their carers. We encourage the carers and parents to be fully involved - why should the little ones have all the fun?!

Feb

4

Fri

20:00

In Bloom


Tickets from £6

Presented by Shrewsbury Film Society

Georgia, 2013, subtitled, 97 mins, cert 15

A civil war in the former Soviet republic of Georgia provides the background to this remarkable teenage coming of age story in a turbulent, unpredictable and largely unforgiving society.

Feb

11

Fri

10:30

Buzzy Beats


Tickets from £6

Join musical magpie Mary Keith on a busy, buzzy beat-filled musical journey. Using bodies, percussion instruments and voices we will fill the morning with joyous sound and song! No background tapes here!

For babes in arms, crawlers, walkers under 5's and their carers. We encourage the carers and parents to be fully involved - why should the little ones have all the fun?!

Feb

12

Sat

15:00

Darwin's Bees Pottery Workshop


Tickets from £8

Darwin was fascinated by bees and how they engineered their honeycombs. Join us in this Pottery workshop, to engineer your own honeycomb tile accompanied by a glazed bee. Well let you know when your bee tile has been fired in the kiln and ready to collect from us at The Hive. This workshop is part of the DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival 2022.

Feb

18

Fri

10:30

Buzzy Beats


Tickets from £6

Join musical magpie Mary Keith on a busy, buzzy beat-filled musical journey. Using bodies, percussion instruments and voices we will fill the morning with joyous sound and song! No background tapes here!

For babes in arms, crawlers, walkers under 5's and their carers. We encourage the carers and parents to be fully involved - why should the little ones have all the fun?!

Feb

18

Fri

20:00

Three Faces


Tickets from £6

Presented by Shrewsbury Film Society

Iran, 2018, subtitled, 96 mins, cert 15

An Iranian road trip movie that takes us deep into the countryside through the eyes of three generations of film makers, each with a different view on their country and its future.

Feb

19

Sat

20:00

Mark Lockheart - Dreamers


Tickets from £12

With his brand-new project 'Dreamers' saxophonist Mark Lockheart explores his multi-faceted outlook on music through a new set of original compositions. The quartet features three cunningly intuitive musicians: Elliot Galvin (keyboard), Tom Herbert (Bass) and Dave Smith (Drums). Urgent, exciting grooves and textures all cleverly crafted together within Lockhearts unique but memorable tunes with influences from Ellington and Shorter, to John Zorn, the Beatles and even Kraftwerk. Doors open at 7.30pm for an 8pm start.

Mar

4

Fri

10:30

Buzzy Beats


Tickets from £6

Join musical magpie Mary Keith on a busy, buzzy beat-filled musical journey. Using bodies, percussion instruments and voices we will fill the morning with joyous sound and song! No background tapes here!

For babes in arms, crawlers, walkers under 5's and their carers. We encourage the carers and parents to be fully involved - why should the little ones have all the fun?!

Mar

4

Fri

20:00

Who You Think I Am


Tickets from £6

Presented by Shrewsbury Film Society

France, 2019, subtitled, 98 mins, cert 15

Divorcee Claire creates a fake profile on social media and engages in a journey of self-discovery under her alias. But as the real and virtual start to mesh together, considerable complexities arise...

Mar

11

Fri

10:30

Buzzy Beats


Tickets from £6

Join musical magpie Mary Keith on a busy, buzzy beat-filled musical journey. Using bodies, percussion instruments and voices we will fill the morning with joyous sound and song! No background tapes here!

For babes in arms, crawlers, walkers under 5's and their carers. We encourage the carers and parents to be fully involved - why should the little ones have all the fun?!

Mar

12

Sat

20:00

Brandon Allen - The Stanley Turrentine Project


Tickets from £12

Firmly established as one of the UK's most in demand saxophonists Brandon Allen returns to SJN at the Hive with his 'Stanley Turrentine Project. Soulful playing with a superb hard-swinging and funky rhythm section of Will Barry (keyboard), bassist Conor Chaplin and Dave Ingamels (drums). Drawn from Turrentines releases on the Bluenote and CTI labels together with some of his rock/pop hits of the 60s and 70s. Doors open at 7.30pm for an 8pm start.

Mar

18

Fri

10:30

Buzzy Beats


Tickets from £6

Join musical magpie Mary Keith on a busy, buzzy beat-filled musical journey. Using bodies, percussion instruments and voices we will fill the morning with joyous sound and song! No background tapes here!

For babes in arms, crawlers, walkers under 5's and their carers. We encourage the carers and parents to be fully involved - why should the little ones have all the fun?!

Mar

18

Fri

18:30

Everybody Knows


Tickets from £6

Presented by Shrewsbury Film Society

Spain, 2018, subtitled, 128 mins, cert 15

Directed by Ashgar Farhadi, this is an intricately plotted drama starring Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem: a psychological thriller that uncovers family secrets the way only Fahardi can!

Mar

25

Fri

10:30

Buzzy Beats


Tickets from £6

Join musical magpie Mary Keith on a busy, buzzy beat-filled musical journey. Using bodies, percussion instruments and voices we will fill the morning with joyous sound and song! No background tapes here!

For babes in arms, crawlers, walkers under 5's and their carers. We encourage the carers and parents to be fully involved - why should the little ones have all the fun?!

Mar

25

Fri

19:45

Blair Dunlop


Tickets from £15

From the outside, when listening to the music of Blair Dunlop, you get the impression that though hes something of a natural talent he continues to work hard to progress both his songwriting and musicianship. you can hear the folk heritage coursing through his veins as well as the originality he brings to the genre. (Songwriting Magazine 2021)

Apr

1

Fri

10:30

Buzzy Beats


Tickets from £6

Join musical magpie Mary Keith on a busy, buzzy beat-filled musical journey. Using bodies, percussion instruments and voices we will fill the morning with joyous sound and song! No background tapes here!

For babes in arms, crawlers, walkers under 5's and their carers. We encourage the carers and parents to be fully involved - why should the little ones have all the fun?!

Apr

1

Fri

18:30

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp


Tickets from £6

Presented by Shrewsbury Film Society

UK, 1943, 156 mins, cert U

One of the greatest British films of all time, this is an epic tale of friendship, honour, romance and ageing. Shot in glorious Technicolour and beautifully restored, it still looks wonderful.

Apr

8

Fri

10:30

Buzzy Beats


Tickets from £6

Join musical magpie Mary Keith on a busy, buzzy beat-filled musical journey. Using bodies, percussion instruments and voices we will fill the morning with joyous sound and song! No background tapes here!

For babes in arms, crawlers, walkers under 5's and their carers. We encourage the carers and parents to be fully involved - why should the little ones have all the fun?!

Apr

9

Sat

20:00

Matt Ridley - The Antidote


Tickets from £12

'The Antidote' is both an album released during 2021 (to widespread critical acclaim) and an exciting new band led by bassist Matt Ridley, featuring Alex Hitchcock (saxophones), Ant Law (guitar) Tom Hewson (keyboards) and Marc Michel (drums). With a line-up of this quality expect an evening of Jazz with a focus on melody while drawing on a rich history of influential rock, folk and classical music.

Apr

22

Fri

20:00

The Perfect Candidate


Tickets from £6

Presented by Shrewsbury Film Society

Saudi Arabia, 2019, subtitled, 105 mins, cert PG

From the director of "Wadjda" comes another tremendous drama from Saudi Arabia, this time telling the forceful tale of a local doctor running for office in the local city elections.

Apr

24

Sun

19:45

Charm of Finches


Tickets from £14

Charm of Finches from Melbourne, Australia, make intricate, dreamy indie folk with many stringed things, awash with seamless blood harmonies traversing melancholy and wonder in equal measure. The sister duo, Mabel and Ivy Windred-Wornes, grew up busking old time tunes and singing on festival stages around Australia.

Their 2019 sophomore album Your Company won the 2020 Independent Music Awards' Best Folk/Singer-Songwriter Album and was nominated for the 2020 Music Victoria Best Folk Album Award and 2020 Australian Music Prize.

May

6

Fri

14:00

Making it Green: The Creativity vs. The Destruction Paradox


Tickets from £25

PART OF THE MAKING IT GREEN: A PATHWAY TO ECO-FRIENDLY ART COURSE

Develop your knowledge of more environmentally friendly visual art and learn how to reduce your creative carbon footprint. These 4 workshops will explore sustainable creative practice and discuss artistic experimentation of several artists who have led the way with greener art forms. Workshops delivered by local artist Tom Hayes. tomhayes.uk. Must be 16 years + to book.

Workshop 1: An introduction to going green with your art. Examining how and why we create new things when we often need to destroy other things to give us the resources.

Special focus on: Land Art and reducing, reusing and recycling.

May

6

Fri

20:00

Under The Tree


Tickets from £6

Presented by the Shrewsbury Film Society

Iceland 2017, subtitled, 88 mins, cert 15

A dispute between neighbours escalates in extraordinary ways in this Icelandic black-comedy, leading to a bizarre encounter with a nail gun, and much else besides. A fun finale to our season!

May

13

Fri

14:00

Making it Green: A Pathway to Eco-friendly Art


Tickets from £80

FULL COURSE OF 4 WORKSHOPS

Develop your knowledge of more environmentally friendly visual art and learn how to reduce your creative carbon footprint. These 4 workshops will explore sustainable creative practice and discuss artistic experimentation of several artists who have led the way with greener art forms. Workshops delivered by local artist Tom Hayes. tomhayes.uk. Must be 16 years + to book.

Workshop 1: An introduction to going green with your art. Examining how and why we create new things when we often need to destroy other things to give us the resources. Special focus on: Land Art and reducing, reusing and recycling.

Workshop 2: Deep dive into natural mediums and how to make more environmentally conscious decisions when deciding upon art materials. Special focus on: Using organic materials from the natural world.

Workshop 3: A study of temporary art forms that challenge our materialistic lives. We will consider primitive art and how their ideas and values have been reimagined for the twenty first century. Special focus on: Installation Art and Performance Art.

Workshop 4: An exploration of new technologies and their relative environmental impacts. We will explore how to extend our current creative practices through incorporating new media. Special focus on: Digital Art, video and photography.

May

13

Fri

14:00

Making it Green: Working With Nature's Riches


Tickets from £25

PART OF THE MAKING IT GREEN: A PATHWAY TO ECO-FRIENDLY ART COURSE

Develop your knowledge of more environmentally friendly visual art and learn how to reduce your creative carbon footprint. These 4 workshops will explore sustainable creative practice and discuss artistic experimentation of several artists who have led the way with greener art forms. Workshops delivered by local artist Tom Hayes. tomhayes.uk. Must be 16 years + to book.

Workshop 2: Deep dive into natural mediums and how to make more environmentally conscious decisions when deciding upon art materials.

Special focus on: Using organic materials from the natural world.

May

20

Fri

14:00

Making it Green: Embracing Impermanence


Tickets from £25

PART OF THE MAKING IT GREEN: A PATHWAY TO ECO-FRIENDLY ART COURSE

Develop your knowledge of more environmentally friendly visual art and learn how to reduce your creative carbon footprint. These 4 workshops will explore sustainable creative practice and discuss artistic experimentation of several artists who have led the way with greener art forms. Workshops delivered by local artist Tom Hayes. tomhayes.uk. Must be 16 years + to book.

Workshop 3: A study of temporary art forms that challenge our materialistic lives. We will consider primitive art and how their ideas and values have been reimagined for the twenty first century.

Special focus on: Installation Art and Performance Art.

May

27

Fri

14:00

Making it Green: Beyond Material Production


Tickets from £25

PART OF THE MAKING IT GREEN: A PATHWAY TO ECO-FRIENDLY ART COURSE

Develop your knowledge of more environmentally friendly visual art and learn how to reduce your creative carbon footprint. These 4 workshops will explore sustainable creative practice and discuss artistic experimentation of several artists who have led the way with greener art forms. Workshops delivered by local artist Tom Hayes. tomhayes.uk. Must be 16 years + to book.

Workshop 4: An exploration of new technologies and their relative environmental impacts. We will explore how to extend our current creative practices through incorporating new media.

Special focus on: Digital Art, video and photography.