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The Future of Doing Good: Response to Big Lottery Fund

The Big Lottery Fund have recently started an important discussion around the concept of The Future of Doing Good; an in-depth report which has, importantly, highlighted a range of questions rather than answers for debate. As our Director of Mission…

Smithfield Masterplan Consultation

The Smithfield Masterplan will be one of the key redevelopments for the city and has the opportunity to become a gateway to the south of the city centre and open up Digbeth to more people, businesses and housing. As the…

An Invitation for Systems Change: #RadicalChildcare

An Invitation for Systems Change: #RadicalChildcare by Amy Martin & Indy Johar Image Credit: Lily Wales Early childhood is a crucial, time-limited period of human development and yet, in Birmingham there has been a spike in child poverty and young…

Intergalactic April

Impact Hub Birmingham Presents: The Intergalactic Cereal Cafe with Cats Greetings earthlings, and a happy April to you. It’s a really exciting month here at Impact Hub Birmingham, and our April Newsletter is, thus, brimming over with things to get…

Open House

Come on in! To celebrate the dawning of spring & our forthcoming 1st birthday, we are extending an open invitation to anyone wishing to spend a day at Impact Hub Birmingham. Open House is an open invitation to anyone wishing…

Town Halls for Social Change

Town Halls for Social Change: From Co-working to Co-Creating Society by Indy Johar Co-working for social change is a growing global phenomenon, headlined by the organisations like the Impact Hub network or the Centre for Social Innovation in Toronto. Across…

Ide(a)s of March

It’s probably a confusing start to any blog post to overlay a play on the title of one film with a still from another but, please, bear with me. As we teeter at the midpoint of March (known in Ancient…

Open Project Night: A User’s Guide

“It was inspiring to see the Hub being used by so many people last night. Pauline and I counted about 8 different large groups using the space including a variety of different people and smaller groups in dispersed between them.…

#RadicalChildcare Update

“We live in a network of peers who are not typical 9-5ers, a nomadic tribe of people who view the world in a different way and want to make it better, we see having children and our working lives, not…