Because exceptional activities in exceptional spaces can transform lives

Stories of Transformation

The Fold

The Fold is a brand new centre for army families, set in the middle of a farm in beautiful countryside near the River Tees. Funded by a Libor grant from The Treasury service families can spend time in the countryside together.


Author: Janine Christley

Location: Clervaux Trust,Jolby Lane, Croft on Tees

Spirit of Invention

Heritage displays are looking just wonderful in our new Hive Heritage Hub, Birmingham


Author: Janine Christley

Location: New Standard Works,Vittoria Street, Birmingham

The Glasshouse

A powerful story of regeneration from derelict factory to thriving social enterprise hub...



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Author: Aidan Bentley


Your support will help us continue to rescue and transform wonderful old heritage building and land and reinvigorate them for the future; thus creating a valuable legacy for disenfranchised young people in the UK.



Target amount: £20,000.00

Amount raised: £101.00

Upcoming events and activities

  • Make It, Mend It at The Hive

    Starting Tuesday 28th September, we will be hosting a new weekly community group called, Make It, Mend It, at The Hive. This super informal gathering is for anyone wanting to learn how to fix, mend, upcycle or repair items and objects. It’s a new group so with time and your input it will evolve and grow into what our community needs and wants. We are being supported by the wonderful Sophie Watson from @theborrowShop and the artisan Louise Ludlam-Snook @upcycledinteriorsuk Read more

  • Exhibition - Independent JQ Today

    Independent JQ Today is a photographic exhibition by the artist Marta Kochanek. Marta was commissioned by The Hive to capture the thriving creative businesses of the Jewellery Quarter (JQ), Birmingham. Read more

  • Crafting for All Enterprise Project

    Throughout 2021 we are running an enterprise project called Crafting for All. Our monthly sessions will provide an opportunity for people with a learning disability or specific learning need to gain practical enterprise and traditional crafting skills. By the end of the project the makers will have made quality hand-made products. Find out more and register your interest here. Read more