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This Is #RadicalChildcare

We are 4 years into our #RadicalChildcare journey and are excited to share a film that we have made with Birmingham-based filmmaker Paul Stringer: This Is #RadicalChildcare. The film introduces an important part of the #RadicalChildcare journey and sets the… More

DFCIHB: Alternative Spaces

As we enter the final few weeks at Impact Hub Birmingham, we’re keen to share some of our favourite work and event spaces across the city that we’re recommending to our current members, clients and friends as they seek alternative… More

CIVIC SQUARE: Launching our Neighbourhood Lab

21st Century Neighbourhood Economics in times of great transition. “It could be that the neighbourhood, not the individual, is the essential unit of social change. If you’re trying to improve lives, maybe you have to think about changing many elements… More

DFCIHB: Suppliers

Since the opening of Impact Hub Birmingham we have always tried to offer great quality, kindness and helpfulness where we can. This feeds into how we connect with businesses in the city, meaning with local independent companies has always been… More

Doing Learning Differently

We’re delighted to share this guest blog by our member Charles Rapson, CEO of School for Social Entrepreneurs Midlands, packed with reflections on how we learn and a number of forthcoming support opportunities for budding entrepreneurs and community businesses. The… More

Best Wishes

“The moment we cry in a film is not when things are sad but when they turn out to be more beautiful than we expected them to be.” ― Alain de Botton Ten months on from the launch of Best… More

Reflect || Celebrate || Give Thanks || Dream

“He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.” —Albert Einstein The motto of the City of Birmingham, dating back to 1839, has been ‘Forward’, a statement… More

Thank You Aston University

On Tuesday 23rd July 2019, none of the team were at Impact Hub Birmingham. Many of you who know us well will appreciate the highly unusual nature of this situation, as on a normal day you can be greeted by… More

Play Out ‘Til Tea

“Play will be to the 21st century what work was to the industrial age — our dominant way of knowing, doing & creating value.” — PAT KANE At a fundamental level, PLAY has been central to so much of the… More

From Impact Hub Birmingham to CIVIC SQUARE

CIVIC adj. about the city; relating to municipal administration; the duties or activities of people in relation to their place. SQUARE n. a large open area traditionally found at the heart of a town; used for community gatherings; a place… More

April Fool’s! | Beyond Best Year Ever

As we settle into the next phase of our Best Year Ever campaign and start to put our Best Efforts forward, we wanted to let you all in on our plans for when Impact Hub Birmingham closes its doors. As… More

My Best Intentions as an Artist in Birmingham

Back in December we launched a Best Year Ever idea out into the world to celebrate the here and semi-immediate now, whilst acknowledging that this will be Impact Hub Birmingham’s final year. Moving through seasons of Best Intentions, Best Efforts… More