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Call for Gallery Submissions 2025

Number 8 is currently calling for submissions from artists and photographers interested in exhibiting their work. It is the aim of the Number 8 gallery to promote high quality semi-professional and professional visual art work from within and beyond the county of Worcestershire.  The gallery space also provides the local amateur visual arts community with […]

Booking Now Open for Royal Ballet & Opera 2024/25 Season

We are delighted to announce that the Royal Ballet and Opera’s 2024/25 Season is now open for booking. The season features beloved classics and exciting new productions. Spanning from September 2024 to May 2025 the line-up includes The Marriage of Figaro, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Cinderella, The Nutcracker, The Tales of Hoffmann, Swan Lake, Turandot, […]

Just After 8 Charity Shop

Our Just After 8 charity shop is situated just around the corner from Number 8 at 23 Broad Street and is open Wed – Sat 10am – 4pm. The shop sells bric-a-brac, books, paintings, jewellery, toys, soft furnishings, and a variety of household items. The shop also exhibits and sells handmade crafts made by local […]

Programme Addition – Present Laughter

We are delighted to announce that we will be screening the multi award-winning production of Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter featuring Andrew Scott on Thursday 18 July, 7.00pm. This new addition to Number 8’s summer line-up is part of the National Theatre Live season. Filmed live at The Old Vic in London during a […]

Summer Season Now Booking

Our Summer Season is open for booking! To download a copy of the Summer Season Brochure click here. The season launches in style with sold-out performances of Pershore Operatic Society’s production of the musical Priscilla: Queen of the Desert. Tickers are on sale now for a varied line-up of events over the summer including one-woman […]

Thank you Inner Wheel Club of Pershore!

We are so grateful to the Inner Wheel Club of Pershore for choosing Number 8 as one of their charities of the year. Diane Cartwright, Inner Wheel President, visited Number 8 on 23 May along with Inner Wheel members Jan and Marilyn to present us with a generous donation of £400. The donation was received […]

Half Term Treats at Number 8

Number 8 is all set to keep children entertaining over the half-term holiday with a line-up of Kung Fu Panda 4 screenings, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Interactive Storytelling Session and the family theatre production Finding Chester. Holiday fun kicks off on Tuesday 28 May, 11am with a screening of the animated comedy adventure […]

Elizabeth Sharkey: Why Britain Rocked at Number 8

Author Elizabeth Sharkey will be at Number 8 in Pershore on Friday 17 May, 7.30pm to talk about British music history as explored in her bestselling book, Why Britain Rocked: How Rock Became Roll and Took Over the World. Elizabeth will delve into Britain’s history to trace the events that led to its twentieth century musical explosion, […]

Diary of a Badminton Player at Number 8

Worcestershire audiences will have the opportunity to enjoy a new play from up and coming local playwright Steve Wilson at Number 8, Pershore on Friday 26 April, 7.30pm. The play Diary of a Badminton Player is a heartfelt and quirky comedy about a busy middle-aged man facing the difficulties of ageing and trying to maintain […]

Schools Explore Pershore’s Past for Art Exhibition

The 2024 Number 8 Schools’ Exhibition explores the theme of ‘Pershore Heritage’ and opens to the public on Thursday 21 March. The exhibition launch will be marked by a celebratory preview event for the young artists and their families. Each year, Number 8 Arts Centre in Pershore commissions a Worcestershire-based artist to deliver a series […]

A Celebration of New Writing at Number 8

Pens at the ready! Number 8 in Pershore are all set for a celebration of new writing. The arts centre will be giving audiences the opportunity to enjoy work from new writers, or have a go at writing themselves, in a programme of events taking place in March and April. The line-up includes a performance […]

Summer 2024 Season Launches at Number 8

Number 8’s new season has been announced with sold-out performances of Pershore Operatic Society’s production of the musical Priscilla: Queen of the Desert. Booking is open now for a varied line-up of events over the summer including one-woman theatre production ‘Flo’ Smith – Now & Then, a concert from Pasadena Roof Orchestra, Pershore Jazz on […]

Calling All Artists!

We are currently calling for submissions from artists and photographers interested in exhibiting their work here at Number 8.

Join Our Team!

Do you have time to spare? Would you like to join the Number 8 team?

Donations

As a registered charity Number 8 welcomes donations to support the organisation and our work. If you would like to support us you can make a donation online.

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Number 8 is a recipient of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.