Community Activities

Number 8 is home to Pershore Operatic and Dramatic Society (PODS) who have been entertaining audiences with musical theatre for over two decades.  PODS hold their auditions and rehearsals at Number 8 and perform their new show here in December and June of each year.

In addition to Number 8’s programme of live events, films screenings, exhibitions, creative courses and readers’ group we also play host to a number of local organisations who use space at Number 8 for their arts and leisure activity.

To find out more about regular classes run by external hirers and to download a timetable visit the Community Classes page.

If you are interested in hiring space at Number 8 for arts and leisure classes or activities further details of spaces available and rates can be found here or contact Number 8 on 01382 555028 /

Number 8 works closely with a number of community organisations.  Please see below for a list of useful community links and sources of local arts, entertainment and community information.

Dancefest is the dance development agency for Herefordshire and Worcestershire, which runs a vibrant year round programme that includes classes, projects and performances.

Pershore Tourist Information offers a wealth of information about Pershore and the surrounding areas.

Pershore Arts (Formerly WANA) is a group of art enthusiasts, based in Pershore, who want to recognise and celebrate the rich diversity of visual arts which exists in our local community.

Pershore Wellbeing Hub A dynamic charity based in Pershore, offering support in taking control of your wellbeing at any age.

Worcestershire’s Vale and Spa incorporates Broadway, Droitwich Spa, Evesham and Pershore and provides details on events, attractions, accommodation and shopping in the local area.

Visit Worcestershire provides details of a variety of attractions and events, superb places to stay and delightful places to dine. This website will help you gain the most enjoyment from your visit to Worcestershire – a place of great tranquillity which preserves and cherishes it’s past while at the same time offering modern facilities and hospitality.