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Playworker Wizards Wanted!

Impact Hub Birmingham are seeking Playworker Wizards to join our skills trade programme – do you have experience of working with children and would you like to join the magical team making the Impact Hub Birmingham community awesome?  Are you…

Talking Robots, Ice Desserts & Shining Stars

In this wonderfully named blog post, Impact Hub Birmingham member John Bishop shares his experience of a recent trip to Maylasia to take part in the Global Entrepreneurship Community Conference 2016. Considerations before you begin reading, he notes, are as…

Launch of Mission Birmingham: Parent Membership

The founding community of Impact Hub Birmingham has always been deeply committed to discovering and building new and innovative solutions to some of our most challenging issues. We want to make the community as diverse as possible in all respects…

Future of Planning

Last week we co-hosted an event with Future Cities Catapult as they brought their programme, Future of Planning, outside of London to explore the role of innovation and technology in tweaking, expanding and redesigning the planning system. The day gave…

Thank You

We just want to write a quick note to say a massive thank you to all our members and friends at Impact Hub Birmingham and wish everyone a merry, restful and enjoyable Christmas. 2016 has been an unbelievable year in…

#DecoloniseBrum: Creating Space

On Saturday 8th October the Art Against the Grain collective presented Decolonise Not Diversify, a one-day festival to unpack and challenge dominant narratives. Following two evening events in the spring, featuring lots of talented Birmingham artists alongside invited guests Sukhjit…

Open Project Night Research Launch

In September 2015 we launched Open Project Night (OPN) at Impact Hub Birmingham. As we approach the second year of the weekly open night, we are partnering with our friends at UnLtd on an exciting research project that aims to…

More Car Parks Than Venice

Birmingham City Council have now submitted their first planning application under number, 2016/06762/PA, in respect of the demolition of the markets. It’s a very basic application which talks about the buildings to be demolished and a few surveys to make…

Film Brum: Submissions Wanted

“I’d like to think that we strive in film and theatre to tell great stories, and I believe in the power of storytelling in our culture.” – Andy Serkis Storytelling is something that Birmingham has long been known for. From…