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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Target amount: £1,000.00

Amount raised: £0.00


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

  • 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

  • Exhibition - The Machinery

    The Machinery is an immersive audio-visual installation capturing the earliest known machine dance. Read more

  • Summer Holiday Family Fun - Design and Make your own Fused-Glass Art

    Design and make your own piece of glass art, using glass cutting and other techniques. Your piece will be fuse-fired to create a wonderful, colourful artwork or piece of jewellery. You'll be learning some cool new skills in our summer holiday Making with Families workshop. Suitable for age 8+ Read more

  • Exhibition - Silent History

    Join us for a mixed-media exhibition exploring personal experiences, history and contemporary views of D/deaf, visually impaired and disabled workers in the city. Curated by Olivier Jamin and Fae Kilburn. Read more