What's On

Four Leaf Collective – ‘Taking Inspiration From Nature’

This exhibition features a unique collection of handmade items including ceramic art, hand printed textiles, stained and fused glass, and artisan glass jewellery.

Thursday 10 November - Wednesday 11 January

Jane Arthur – ‘Journeys’

Jane’s exhibition features her latest work in fabric, paper, paint and stitch responding to the changing seasons, revelling in colour, and travelling in real life and in the imagination.

Thursday 17 November - Tuesday 13 December

Chance to Dance

Learn fun routines to music from the past and present in these energetic sessions that will increase flexibility, build strength and maintain fitness.

Autumn term starts week commencing Mon 12 Sep.

Living (12A)

Bill Nighy stars in this drama following an ordinary man who decides to start living life to the full, turning his dull life into something wonderful.

Monday 28 November - 11.00am & 7.30pm; Tuesday 29 November - 7.30pm

An Evening with Brian Bilston

Bestselling poet and novelist Brian Bilston joins us for an evening of wonderful wit, laughter, daft and joyful poetry, observations and chat, followed by a book signing.

Thursday 1 December - 7.30pm

Pershore Operatic & Dramatic Society: Maid Marian & the Merry Men

PODS return to the Number 8 stage this Christmas with their panto filled with toe tapping numbers from ABBA, Michael Jackson, Bonnie Tyler, Mika and more!

Monday 5 - Friday 9 December, 7.30pm; Saturday 10 December, 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Number 8 Readers’ Group – ‘The Love Object: Selected Stories’

This month the group will be discussing a collection of stories by Edna O’Brien. This meeting will be taking place off site so please contact us for details.

Tuesday 6 December - 7.45pm

Spirited (12A)

Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell star in this modern musical version of Dickens’ classic Christmas tale.

Monday 12 December - 11.00am & 7.30pm; Wednesday 14 December - 7.30pm

The Banshees of Inisherin (15)

This award-winning drama from director Martin McDonagh follows lifelong friends Pádraic (Colin Farrell) and Colm (Brendan Gleeson) after Colm unexpectedly puts an end to their friendship.

Tuesday 13 & Thursday 15 December - 7.30pm

St. Peter’s Printmakers – ‘Handmade Prints’

A showcase of recent prints from the St. Peter’s Printmakers, featuring relief and intaglio prints as well as screen-prints. 

Wednesday 14 December - Wednesday 11 January

Spirited (12A)

Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell star in this modern musical version of Dickens’ classic Christmas tale.

Wednesday 14 December - 7.30pm

Sip & Sketch

Join us for informal afternoons sketching a ‘still life’ whilst socialising and enjoying a cuppa. Drop in anytime between 1-4pm to sip and sketch!

Thursday 15 December, Thursday 19 January, Thursday 16 February, 1.00pm - 4.00pm

The Banshees of Inisherin (15)

This award-winning drama from director Martin McDonagh follows lifelong friends Pádraic (Colin Farrell) and Colm (Brendan Gleeson) after Colm unexpectedly puts an end to their friendship.

Thursday 15 December - 7.30pm

The Woman King (15)

Inspired by true events this historical epic tells the story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s. Starring Viola Davis.

Friday 16 & Thursday 22 December - 7.30pm

Crafty Christmas Workshop

A fun festive workshop where children can create colourful Christmas decorations to hang from the tree or decorate your home. Suitable for ages 7-11 years.

Saturday 17 December, 10.30am - 12.30pm

Festive Favourites with the Flowers Band

The Flowers Band make their debut at Number 8 for an afternoon of Christmas classics! 

Saturday 17 December - 3.00pm

Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical (PG)

An exuberant film adaptation of the RSC stage musical with songs from Tim Minchin. Starring Emma Thompson as Miss Trunchbull.

Saturday 17 December - 7.30pm; Monday 19 December - 11.00am; Wednesday 21 December - 7.30pm; Thursday 22 December - 2.00pm; Saturday 24 December - 11.00am; Tuesday 27 December - 2.00pm & 7.30pm (ST); Wednesday 28 December - 11.00am (RS) & 7.30pm

Festive Folk with Special Guests

Folk singer Julie July will be joined by a selection of special guests for a festive evening of folk, rock and blues.

Saturday 17 December - 8.00pm

The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker

Discover the enchantment of ballet with this festive classic, combining the thrill of the fairy tale with spectacular classical dancing – a sparkling treat for the whole family.

Sunday 18 December - 2.00pm; Tuesday 20 December - 7.15pm

Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical (PG)

An exuberant film adaptation of the RSC stage musical with songs from Tim Minchin. Starring Emma Thompson as Miss Trunchbull.

Monday 19 December - 11.00am; Wednesday 21 December - 7.30pm; Thursday 22 December - 2.00pm; Saturday 24 December - 11.00am; Tuesday 27 December - 2.00pm & 7.30pm (ST); Wednesday 28 December - 11.00am (RS) & 7.30pm

Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris (PG)

Back by popular demand, this joyful drama set in the 1950s follows a widowed London cleaning lady who falls madly in love with a couture Dior dress, and decides that she must have one of her own.

Monday 19 December - 7.30pm

The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker

Discover the enchantment of ballet with this festive classic, combining the thrill of the fairy tale with spectacular classical dancing – a sparkling treat for the whole family.

Tuesday 20 December - 7.15pm

Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical (PG)

An exuberant film adaptation of the RSC stage musical with songs from Tim Minchin. Starring Emma Thompson as Miss Trunchbull.

Wednesday 21 December - 7.30pm; Thursday 22 December - 2.00pm; Saturday 24 December - 11.00am; Tuesday 27 December - 2.00pm & 7.30pm (ST); Wednesday 28 December - 11.00am (RS) & 7.30pm

The Woman King (15)

Inspired by true events this historical epic tells the story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s. Starring Viola Davis.

Thursday 22 December - 7.30pm

GreenMatthews’ Gaudete!

Featuring Christmas carols, winter folk songs, toe-tapping tunes and weird and wonderful instruments, Gaudete! brings the festive season to life in a riot of sound and colour!

Friday 23 December - 7.30pm