Christmas comes to The Hive

th Published Tuesday, 6th December 2016

Join The Hive this Christmas for a full day of festive fun.

There will be a whole day of festivities for children on Saturday 10 December.

The fun begins in the morning with Elizabethan Christmas decoration in the children’s library (sessions begin at 10am, 11am, 12noon and 2pm). There will then be performances of Jack and the Beanstalk from Story Box Theatre at 2pm and 4pm, with Christmas Rat-a-tat Tales at 11am and 3pm.

Jack and the Beanstalk Christmas Show
Saturday 10 December, 2pm & 4pm

Presented by Storybox Theatre. With a handful of beans and a heart full of courage, Jack sets off on a tall tale of high adventure.
Tickets Adults £5, children £3, babes in arms go free. 

Rat-a-tat Tales

Listen out for the rat-a-tat in the children's library. Storytime is about to begin... Interactive stories suited to children aged 6 and under – but great fun for parents and big kids too. No booking necessary, just turn up and join in for free.

Rat-a-tat Tales will take place every Saturday and Sunday through December until Christmas Eve.

Cllr Lucy Hodgson, Cabinet Member with Responsibility for Localism and Communities, said: "Christmas is a magical time of year for children and The Hive have organised a full day of fun. With decoration activities, pantomime and festive storytelling throughout the day, kids will have a great time, and I'd encourage parents to come along and join in the fun!"

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