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5th Dec, 2021

MP Nigel Huddleston visits The Hub in Droitwich Spa

Droitwich Editorial 1st Jul, 2021

MID WORCESTERSHIRE MP Nigel Huddleston visited The Hub which opened last week in Droitwich Spa town centre.

The community project – in a once empty shop – is run by MAPP, which manages St Andrews Square, and the landlord.

The Hub is a comfortable space for the local community to enjoy a bit of company, calm and wellbeing.

Droitwich Arts Network (DAN) was invited to help create a welcoming environment embracing, a variety of art forms which are now displayed on the walls and in a display cabinet.

Mr Huddleston praised the ‘incredible’ high quality art on display, most of which is for sale.

“I was really pleased to meet some of the local artists when I visited.

“I encourage local residents to make use of this new facility and I look forward to popping in again soon.”

The Hub is a flexible space to host small music and spoken word events and space can be hired at reasonable cost for a variety of uses such as meetings, art classes, music workshops, or social gatherings.

Rhys Jones, DAN’s lead volunteer, added: “The hub is a fascinating collaboration between big business and a local not for profit art group, and has regenerated a retail unit that has been empty for a number of years”.

The Hub is located near the entrance to St Andrews Square from St Andrews Street, opposite ‘Mr Harry’ hair salon.


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