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 - Unlocked by Birmingham South and City College

    Birmingham South and City College exhibit work by their students. Read more

  • Exhibition - The Machinery

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

  • Half Term Family Fun - Design and Make your own glass-fused tile

    Design and make your own glass tile and broche, using glass cutting and other techniques. Your tile will be fuse-fired to create a wonderful, colourful tile. You'll be learning some cool new skills in our half term holiday Making with Families workshop. Read more