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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

Explore the heritage displays in our Hive Heritage Lounge, 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

  • 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

    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

  • Exhibition - Fire in the Cut

    Birmingham Canal Navigations seen through a Kaleidoscopic Looking Glass Read more

  • Verve Open Door - Poetry Open Mic Night

    Verve Open Door is an open mic poetry event for all. The event is run monthly on the third Tuesday of every month. Read more