Hive’s first Verse Matters Open Mic

Hive Young Writers open mic in partnership with Verse Matters Hive’s first young people’s open mic was a huge success and such a wonderful, supportive night. We had 35 performers and the youngest was 12! We didn’t know it was possible to fit so many great performances in one event. Many performed for the first time. And […]

Dear Future, we wrote to you today…

On Saturday (15th Oct), Hive, in partnership with Grimm & Co. and the Off the Shelf Festival of Words, ran workshops with young writers from across the region. Author Nik Perring worked with 8-13 year olds, while the 14-19s worked with poet and short story writer, Vicky Morris, at the Apothecary of Magic that is Grimm […]