Welcome to the website of Hive. We are a community arts organisation with a 30 year track record of delivering arts and crafts activities from our base in Shipley, and across Bradford District. We firmly believe that creativity can contribute to health and well-being and community regeneration.
In our unique non-traditional learning environment, with access to all areas of visual arts & crafts, we provide opportunities for personal development through courses and a creative space.
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Construct a 3 string box guitar from a mixture of found and made components, the finished guitar will then be able to be played acousticaly or plugged into an amplifier.
This course will enable students to explore different printmaking techniques that are simple and easy to carry out at home without the use of expensive materials or a printing press. Students will share ideas and gain inspiration from each other.
The Fabric of Bradford is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and explores community responses to local textile dyeing heritage. The project is based around the city and at Hive, where participants have created a traditional dye plant garden. We are working with Bradford Community Environment Project, The Colour Experience and Bradford Textile Archive as partners. A drop-in gardening and textiles session runs at Hive every Thursday morning from 10-12. Hive members and non-members are welcome to attend and the sessions are free. For further information please contact Claire on 01274 598928.
15 Sep 2014
Hive is a busy community arts centre based in Shipley, Bradford. Funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund we are looking to recruit a Volunteer Co-ordinator to work on the “Thrive” programme
12 Sep 2014
The Hive Sculptural Cake Competition
27 Aug 2014
Our Annual Accounts are now available for members to view prior to the Annual General Meeting.
20 Aug 2014
The Telegraph & Argus praise Hive for supporting people with Mental Health issues. "Thank heavens, then, for services such as Hive, based in Shipley, which has managed to secure nearly £200,000 in Lottery funding which will enable it to launch a new scheme supporting people with mental health issues".