The Beehive, Honiton’s community and arts venue, is inviting the public to its open day on Friday, February 24th, from 2pm to 8pm. This event is an opportunity for visitors to discover the diverse range of events and activities the venue offers and meet the staff and volunteers who run the Beehive.
Since its opening in 2014, the Beehive has become a popular gathering place for the community, welcoming over 59,000 visitors annually. It is used by many organisations and special interest groups. It has received recognition, including the “Best Venue” award at The 373 Business Awards and “Community Centre of the Year” in the Devon Community Honours.
At the Open Day, visitors can enjoy live music from Terry Stacey in the afternoon, enjoy some free samples of the café food, attend free line-dancing sessions with Western Spirit at 3pm & 6pm, participate in genealogy and craft workshops with U3A, and learn about the venue’s diverse range of events and classes.
The following groups will have stands at the event – U3A, Motiv-8 SW, The Arts Society Honiton, Honiton Community Theatre Company, Paula Ferris Pilates, Nostalgic cinema, Honiton Town Council, and The Beehive charity volunteers. There will also be a crafty corner for children’s crafts, and an opportunity to view the Quarantine Quilt Exhibition in the gallery.
The Beehive is run by the Honiton Community Complex Charity, with a team of over 40 volunteers and staff. The Beehive has become a unifying force for the local community, providing a welcoming environment for shared experiences and activities. Don’t miss your chance to see the Beehive in action and discover all it has to offer!