Hive has a winning week

It’s been a great week at Hive, we have embarked on our first Introduction to Silversmithing course, the participants in our Thrive sessions have created some wonderful animations, our Independent Drop-In has been bustling and we have won a Silver Award. All in all there is a positive atmosphere in the place. Elaine Douthwaite ran…

Hello world!

Welcome to our very first Hive Community Arts blog post. Our aim for this blog is to keep you updated with what has been happening and what is coming up at Hive and in our surrounding area. We hope this will develop into an online community for sharing thoughts, stories and ideas and then best thing…

Summer 2016 Arts Award Courses

Need something fun, creative and different for the kids to do this summer holidays? Join us at Hive on one of our Arts Award courses. We are offering 2 courses; Discover Introductory Award – 26, 27, 28 & 29 July 2016 from 10am til 3pm Cost £90 per person To achieve Discover, children and young…

Half terms @HiveBradford

Read, watch and see for yourselves how much fun was had at the Arts Award Discover course at Hive this February half term. Source: Half terms @HiveBradford

Who’s who @Hive

Hive is such a hub of activity that it’s not always easy to know who does what. This post will guide you through who is who and Hive and what we all do. Joy Hart – Manager                                    …

Thrive – A Big Lottery funded project at Hive

Have a look at these beautiful pendants made by participants of our Big Lottery funded, Thrive project. Thrive offers 10 week art-based courses for people living with mild to moderate mental health illness.

Can you help Hive?

We would be very grateful if you could spare a few moments of your time and complete this very short survey to help us plan our 2016/17 programme of courses, workshops and events. Click here to open the survey. Thank you

Hive needs your help!

We have put a short survey together to find out what you need from Hive. It is very short and should only take a few minutes of your time but will provide us with vital information to ensure our services are meeting your needs. Please click here to complete our survey. Thank you in advance!! The…

Half terms @HiveBradford

Read, watch and see for yourselves how much fun was had at the Arts Award Discover course at Hive this February half term.

Christmas countdown, Courses for kids and Clay!

Over the next few weeks Hive is hoping to make the countdown to Christmas a stress free and enjoyable time for us all. In this post I’m offering gift ideas, workshops to get you in the mood for the festive season, a big announcement about an art awards scheme for children and young people and information…

On a mission to help #saveadulteducation

As you probably know Hive has been supporting the WEA in their plight to campaign against proposed cuts to the Adult education funding. Last Saturday we held a meeting for the public to ask Philip Davies MP for Shipley questions about the cuts and also to share some of their stories about the impact that…

This week @Hive

Hello again, we are having such a fantastic half term week at Hive. We recently were funded £5000 from Virtual College to provide projects for children and young people. We have developed a Robotics course that has taken place this week and it has been fantastic to have so many young people engaging with creativity. We…

Introducing the Hive Community

Welcome to the latest Hive Blog:: In this post I am launching our Open Door series:: Introducing you to the Hive community and giving you some dates for your diary, as always I’d love to hear your comments and feedback… Today we are kicking off our Open Door series:: The aim of this series is to enable you to get to…

Working with our community and beyond

We have been incredibly busy at Hive over the last 2 weeks. Our WEA courses are in full swing and our students and service users have been making the building buzz after the more relaxed atmosphere of the warm summer months. Our Thrive project users and volunteers have been busy creating a beautiful video piece in some video…