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: £41.00

Upcoming events and activities

  • Crafting for All Enterprise Project

    Throughout 2020 we are running a new 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 to sell at a local craft market. Find out more and register your interest here. Read more

  • RAT

    The Rat Affair are proud to present RAT - The Pied Piper of Hamelin reimagined through live music and shadow puppetry. Read more

  • Your Toys

    A heartwarming story about friends pulling together, Your Toys is funny, full of music and surprises, and will send you home with a smile on your face. Adults and children are invited to bring along a toy and watch it join in the rumpus! Read more

  • Spring Fayre 2020

    Join us at the Glasshouse College/ Ruskin Glass Centre for a fun filled family day. Unique Craft Stalls Resident Artists and Makers Children's Activities Free event and parking. Read more