• Hive Poetry Sessions

    Hive Poetry is a monthly poetry workshop for young people 18 to 25 yrs (or thereabouts) from across Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster & Barnsley… Write poems, read poems, enjoy poems, get ideas& feedback, hear about opps and be inspired by others who buzz off the same thing in a relaxed atmosphere. This workshop is there to keep you in your creative groove!

  • surfing the twilight Hive anthology is here!

    Our new young wrier’s anthology, surfing the twilight is here and available to buy! This wonderfully moving and diverse anthology showcases 79 works of poetry, short story and flash — the work of a whopping 73 young and emerging writers in the region including award winners Warda Yassin, Lauren Hollingsworth Smith, Ciah White and Georgie Woodhead. It also celebrates the winners of…

  • Georgie Woodhead BBC Short Story Award Congratulations!

    A massive congratulations to Sheffield Young Writer’s Georgie Woodhead, one of five shortlisted for the BBC Young Writers’ Short Story Award with First Story and Cambridge University. Georgie’s story Jelly-headed, described as ‘a comic, quirky and ultimately tragic story of two friends, a night out and a lightning strike that brings devastation. A story about..

  • My Lumb Bank Arvon Week

    I arrived by taxi down the single file road that lead to the Arvon, Lumb Bank writers residence. It was beautiful and remote and I felt so lucky; I never thought that I would be able to go on an Arvon course, but thanks to the amazing people at Hive I was there, and I was determined to…

  • Sheaf Poetry Festival Hivelights :)

    Thank you to Sheaf Poetry Festival and listen to the Hive showcase at Sheaf poetry festival… We want to say a big thank you to Sheaf Poetry Festival for a great festival this year and so many great…

Lydia Allison darts residency farewell

Lydia Allison was Young Poet in Residence at The Point, home of Doncaster Community Arts (DARTS) from December 2018 to July 2019. The aim of the residency was to write new work, and engage local adults in creative writing, inspired by three exhibitions in the gallery at The Point: Artist Rooms: Bill Viola, Quirkus and Scribble, Doodle & Draw. The project culminated in…

Hive Poetry Sessions

Hive Poetry is a monthly poetry workshop for young people 18 to 25 yrs (or thereabouts) from across Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster & Barnsley… Write poems, read poems, enjoy poems, get ideas& feedback, hear about opps and be inspired by others who buzz off the same thing in a relaxed atmosphere. This workshop is there to keep you in your creative groove!

surfing the twilight Hive anthology is here!

Our new young wrier’s anthology, surfing the twilight is here and available to buy! This wonderfully moving and diverse anthology showcases 79 works of poetry, short story and flash — the work of a whopping 73 young and emerging writers in the region including award winners Warda Yassin, Lauren Hollingsworth Smith, Ciah White and Georgie Woodhead. It also celebrates the winners of…