Fluent in more languages than I even knew existed, Felicia joined us over the summer of 2016 and became the face of the Hive for that season. She brought hope, flowers and a keen intelligence and greeted every guest like a long-lost friend. Talented in so many ways, we remember her sitting at the cafe… Read More Hive Hero: Felicia
The first Hive hero… Michael is the Landlord of the Hive. Without him taking a chance on working with us then we wouldn’t be here. Michael had been a developer for many years and had a significant impact in the growth of the Kingsland Basin area – where the Hive is situated. Having built so… Read More Hive Hero: Michael
***ATTENTION***ATTENTION***ATTENTION*** 2016 has been an amazing year in the life of Hive Dalston. From documentaries to eco-parks and mayoral elections – the Hive and ReSpace have been involved in them all! Behind the scenes work has taken place on opening several new buildings all over London and the UK, on campaigns to breathe life back… Read More Want to volunteer or work with Hive and ReSpace?
“Imagine 150 years from now, The Hive [concept] works, this will be an historical moment” – Shaun Bailey, Conservative Party representative and London Assembly candidate. Last week, unique social project, The Hive Dalston launched a system of solutions for London to cross party support at a groundbreaking conference and mayoral hustings. The underground political event… Read More Mainstream politics goes underground at Hive’s radical mayoral hustings
Check out the latest edition of our excellent newsletter featuring images from the last month and news about this coming months events. At 19 pages this months is the biggest yet! And keep an eye out for our new recruitment page. :) Download it here: hive_news10_april16 Enjoy!
With so much happening at the Hive these last few months – including a complete re-fit, a brand new av studio build, regeneration projects, new buildings, petitions and campaigns it’s been a really busy time and we have not been able to keep y’all updated. We’re extremely keen to add more focus to our news… Read More …and we’re back!
What a year! Thank you so much for joining us on this fantastic journey. When we started this project, on the 30th May 2015, we set out to prove that regenerating an empty building into a useful political, community and social space was really not that difficult and maybe didn’t need all the reams of paperwork… Read More 2015 – A Hive review…
XX WINTER PARTY – HIVE FUNDRAISER 19 DECEMBER 2015 CALL OUT TO ALL ARTISTS, PERFORMERS AND MUSICIANS! XX – Experimental Experience and Hive Dalston <><><>Proudly Present<><><> A WINTER WHAM JAM PARTAAAY! Looking at these photos I can’t believe so much has happened under Hive roof..We had musicians, performers, poets, comedians, artists, jugglers, solo singers, bands,… Read More Calling All Performers
Hey Hivers! Have a look at Kingpin’s latest video shot entirely at the Hive by the excellent conscious Hip Hop label – GlobalFaction they have been bringing the best out of underground artists for many years now and it was an honour to host them here. Check out the video here: Links: Kingpin’s Bandcamp Article on SYS… Read More When Kingpin came to visit…
Some of you may know that ReSpace Projects was recently asked to help some of the former residents of the Runnymede Eco-village attempt to re-open a disused adult learning centre as a Sister project to the Hive. ReSpace have offered to mediate in negotiations between them and the local council. A letter of mitigation for… Read More ReSpace helps ex-Runnymede Residents win in court.
The ReSpacing Conference 2015 Two incredible, intense days of talks, discussions and lectures between grassroots political groups and respected academics, city planners, councillors, journalists, activists, politicians, developers and lawyers aimed at producing genuine co-operative solutions to major social issues. We apologise to all those who found out about the Conference too late to attend, please keep… Read More The ReSpacing Conference @ The Hive
Hey guys, here’s the Hive’s October Newsletter – covering just a small chunk of what we are up to this month! Click here for October Newsletter I’d like to take a minute to say a huge thank you to every single person involved with the Hive since the start. A huge amount of effort, dedication,… Read More 4 months in @ the Hive Newsletter
Regular visitors to this website, or to the Hive itself, will probably be aware that The Hive is the latest (ad)venture from ReSpace Projects – a not for profit organisation set-up to use intelligent solutions and recycled resources to provide the infrastructure to create buildings like the Hive everywhere. What you may not know is… Read More Q. What can you make for £250? A. The Hive Dalston!
This month the Hive has had a growth spurt! We’ve opened our second art exhibition, Industrial/ Rhythm/ Structure from graduate of the Royal Drawing Show, Emma Seach, which saw a crowd of interest and a welcome gift of free beer from the local Beaverton Brewery. Thanks guys! Our scrubby patch of concrete has bloomed (slightly)… Read More Hive News 29/7/15
Welcome to visionOntv’s revolutionary workshops, teaching you all the techniques for smartphone video-making. The weekly programme uses visionOntv‘s cartoon templates for making video quickly and effectively with the tools you already have in your pocket. Every Tuesday 6-8pm. Create the news you don’t see on the news! Please bring a fully charged smartphone (with its… Read More Smartphone video-activism workshop
Come showcase your talents every Thursday and Saturday at our open mic night whether you sing, play or perform we’d love to see you. Show starts at 7pm and finishes around 10pm. Bring your own booze. Soft drinks, snacks and cakes available from our homemade cafe. A few acts from a recent open mic night.… Read More Open Mic night 7-10pm every Thursday and Saturday
Rob from the impressive Brufut Education Project dropped in at the Hive this week to explain how a group of friends went from organising squat parties in London to setting-up a school in Gambia. While many of us imagine ourselves setting up exciting new projects few of us get them off the ground let alone… Read More Brufut Education Project: from London squat to Gambian school
This wonderful poem was written by poet BRS after he joined us for open mic night on Thursday June 4th. It is now hanging in the exhibition with all the others. In case you can’t read it in the photo, here it is: Free To Show, Free To Go I took a walk near Haggerston… Read More Poem Written about the Freedom Exhibition