Worcester's Hive to Host BBC Children in Need Broadcast

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The Hive has been selected to host the BBC’s Midlands coverage of the BBC Children in Need appeal on Friday 13th November.

The Hive will be "dressed" in BBC Children in Need livery and there will be four live TV slots coming from The Hive during the evening’s broadcast on BBC One.

Several local fundraisers have been invited to The Hive to present their donations and will be filmed along with, an A-capella group and a tap-dancing troupe, who will all be performing at The Hive during the course of the evening..

In order to host this event, The Hive will close at 12pm on Friday, November 13th for the remainder of the day. It will re-open, as normal, at 8.30am on Saturday, November 14th. The event is not open to the public to attend.

Business Development Manager, Laura Worsfold, said: “We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause to people wanting to use The Hive on this day, but hope people will agree that this is an exciting opportunity for Worcester to support and be part of this valuable annual fundraising event.”

The Hive team have been working closely with the BBC on the planning of the event and along with Hive volunteers will be supporting the BBC throughout the day and on the night. A group of Graphic Design and Multimedia students from the University of Worcester have also designed posters and bunting which will be on display throughout the building during the filming and Film Production students have been invited to gain valuable work experience with the camera crews.