The Hive is now closed until further notice due to the current public health situation.

You can still contact us with enquiries via our Contact Us page and download a free guide to our on-line resources here.

Please be aware that we will not have access to original documents until The Hive re-opens. When we have any information about re-opening we will update you via the Explore The Past website and our social media.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and appreciate your understanding at this time.

Archive

Posts from February 2013


  • 25th February 2013
Visit us for an Introduction to Archaeology Resources

On Wed 6th March we will be providing a free introduction to archaeology resources available in The Hive. Whilst these were previously available in our office at the University,  they are now far easier to access but home in The Hive.  We have seen a big rise in visitors and many of them are pleasantly...

  • 19th February 2013
Sign up now for our Ancestry workshops

We are about the start running our popular series of Ancestry website workshops. We have run these at Worcestershire History Centre over the past 7 years. The workshops have enabled many people to start using this website and have allowed those already familiar with the site to really get the most out of it. This website, an important...

  • 18th February 2013
Visit your local library – Online!

Do you struggle to find the time to visit your local library? Do you love reading but prefer to use e-books on your phone or tablet, rather than carrying around volumes? Sign up online and you will be able to access eBooks, eAudio Books and soon even eMagazines – all for free! Joining the library...

  • 6th February 2013
Celebrating 30 years working in Worcestershire Archives

Last month a member of our team, Margaret Tohill, celebrating the milestone of working for our service for 30 years! Maggie has witnessed many changes over the years so we caught up with her to ask a few questions about her experiences so far… Maggie (far right) in her early years at Worcestershire Record Office What...