Hive Young Writers Competition 22/23

Hive Young Writers’ Competition is open to young people, aged 14 to 30, from across Yorkshire and the nearby north (By this we mean a home or term address in: All of Yorkshire and Humber, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham & Lincolnshire). Whether stories or poetry (or both) are your thing, you can….

Slambarz22

SLAMBARZ The Challange 2022: At the Youth Word Up | Calling young rappers, hip-hop heads and audience urban music lovers from across Sheffield, South Yorkshire and the nearby north! Join us for a night of rap, lyricism &…. Thursday 10th Nov 7-10pm | Leadmill, Sheffield

Our Young Writers Groups (14-19)

If you’re a secret scribbler, vocal wordsmith, closet novelist or part-time poet, Hive runs a network of young writers groups in Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham. We’re looking for new members to start autumn 2022…

Spit out your Script! With Stacey Sampson

Got a great idea for a script, but aren’t sure how to get it onto the page? Or are you seeking inspiration to get started? Perhaps you want tips and tricks for sending your scripts out into the world? Join inspirational Sheffield actor and theatre/screen-writer Stacey Sampson to explore the myriad ways IN to getting your script ideas OUT…

Danae Wellington announced as Sheffield Poet Laureate

We are absolutely thrilled for Hive poet, storyteller, teacher, activist and all-round creative star, Danae Wellington, who was announced as the new Sheffield Poet Laureate on Saturday 22nd Oct 2022 in the introduction for her performance with the legendary Linton Kwesi Johnson at October’s Off the Shelf Festival of Words. Previous poet laureate, our very own Warda Yassin,  gave a lovely introduction to her ‘poetry sister’ and…

Look How Alive Book Launch

Look How Alive by Lauren Hollingsworth-Smith | Book launch | Dina Sheffield | 1st Oct 2022 | FREE – We’re delighted, Hive young poet, and Rotherham Young Writers alumnus, Lauren Hollingsworth-Smith is launching her first full-length collection Look How Alive (Write Bloody UK) on Saturday 1st Oct at Dina Sheffield…

Spit out your Script!

Got a great idea for a script, but aren’t sure how to get it onto the page? Or are you seeking inspiration to get started? Perhaps you want tips and tricks for sending your scripts out into the world? Join inspirational Sheffield actor and theatre/screen-writer Stacey Sampson to explore the myriad ways IN to getting your script ideas OUT….