Shrewsbury charity launches crowdfunder campaign

This article is more than 2 years old. Please read this page keeping its age in mind.

Shrewsbury arts charity and venue, The Hive, will launch a Crowdfunder campaign to raise £6,000 as part of plans to upgrade its front entrance.

The Hive on Belmont in Shrewsbury
The Hive on Belmont in Shrewsbury

Located on Belmont, The Hive runs creative projects for young people in challenging circumstances. Its projects take place both at The Hive and across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, supporting thousands of people, some of whom are vulnerable or at risk.

The charity says the improvement works are vital to enable greater accessibility for users, as well as enhance the overall appeal of the building.

An added incentive for the campaign, which will launch on Thursday 1st November, is the promise of match funding from the Arts Council if the £6,000 target is reached.

The Hive’s chief executive, Katie Jennings, said: “We know from feedback that our current front entrance can be a barrier to people accessing the amazing activities, events and charity projects we run here at The Hive.

“We need to change this to encourage more people to come into the venue and see what we have on offer. Having an updated more appealing entrance space will make a big difference to the overall impression people have of The Hive when they come into the venue for the first time.

“We’re asking people in our local community to come together and help improve The Hive, as this investment will benefit many people. And thanks to Arts Council Funding, if we reach the full £6,000, this can be matched, meaning we can make significant long-term changes to renovate and modernise the entranceway to The Hive.”

As part of the campaign’s launch, the charity has produced a video, which was funded in part thanks to a £200 donation from insurance broker, Henshalls. Its director, Dave Williams said:

“The Hive is a great facility providing some fantastic projects and opportunities for a variety of people in and around Shrewsbury. We are delighted to support this video and wish them well with this fundraising.”

The Crowdfunder will launch at 1am on Thursday, November 1st and run for 30 days. Donations can be made online and every donation can be match funded by The Arts Council thanks to a grant.

For more information on the Crowdfunder campaign, visit www.hiveonline.org.uk/crowdfunder

Shropshire Live
Shropshire Live has been providing Shropshire with independent news and entertainment since 2009. Send us your news to interact@shropshirelive.com or call 01743 818 095. For advertising information call Fiona on 01743 816 817.
Advertise with us for £50 per week

Advertisement Feature

Cartwrights provide a convenient waste disposal solution

Do you need a skip or trade waste disposal solution? With a modern fleet of over 20 vehicles and a dedicated customer-focused team, Cartwrights can provide the service you need.
- Advertising -
Advertise with Shropshire Live for £50 per week

Man injured during hammer attack in Telford

A man has been injured after he was attacked by four men in Telford on Friday.
Mardol in Shrewsbury. Image: Google Street View

Resurfacing work to close Mardol in Shrewsbury

Mardol in Shrewsbury is to close to vehicles for three days, starting on Monday 17 August, while resurfacing work is carried out.

University Hospitals Birmingham Trust steps in to help improve Shropshire hospitals

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has entered into an Improvement Alliance with University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. The University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) will...
Oswestry Cricket Club will host Shropshire’s cricketers

Shropshire’s cricketers to play friendly fixture against Herefordshire at Oswestry on Sunday

A number of Shropshire's promising young cricketers are handed the chance to impress in Sunday's 50-over friendly against Herefordshire at Oswestry.
Alex restored the classic VW Golf race car during lockdown

Former Shropshire champion racing driver to make comeback in lockdown racer

A successful racing driver from Shropshire is to make a comeback after five years away from the circuit in a classic VW Golf race car built entirely during lockdown.
Alex Cleland from Shifnal, the region’s official of the year, at Wimbledon

LTA National Tennis Awards a proud night for Shropshire tennis

Tennis Shropshire chair Simon Jones believes there is much for the county’s tennis community to be proud of after Keith Smith and Alex Cleland both made the top three in their categories at a prestigious national awards ceremony.
- Advertising -
Members of the Torus team with the new range of flexible solutions

Torus release new ‘Modula-Fix’ range

Telford-based Torus Technology Group has announced the launch of their smart new range of flexible solutions for industrial environments including office spaces or production, manufacturing and factory facilities.

Morris Property improving outdoor learning provision in Telford

Morris Property has begun work on an extensive project at John Randall Primary School and Haughton School after being awarded the contract.
Pictured at the Mutneys' Crufts stand earlier this year are Harry Roberts and Ashley Townsend

Mutneys Professional Pet Care to set tails wagging at virtual charity dog show

Market Drayton based pet grooming supplies manufacturer Mutneys Professional Pet Care Ltd has joined supporters of next month’s Shropshire Virtual Show.
Polka Dot Travel in Market Drayton

Travel agent targets youngest adventurers for reviews

Polka Dot Travel in Market Drayton has temporarily swapped Trustpilot for toddlers as it hands its reviews over to its youngest travellers.
Shirehall Shrewsbury - Image Shropshire Council

Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Councils: your guide

From types of councils to council cabinets. This is your guide to Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Councils.
Previous overall calendar competition winner Dave Hughes (left) with Wayne Gethings, chief exec of Wrekin Housing Group

Art competition to showcase lockdown artworks

Get creative and help inspire a 2021 calendar with a difference. The Wrekin Housing Group designs a calendar each year and for 2021 they want it to be the most colourful and vibrant yet.
- Advertising -
Two of the ‘Shropshire’s Got Talent’ competitions judges - Ian Bartholomew and Loveday Ingram

Coronation Street star and stage heavyweights to judge Shropshire virtual talent show

Coronation Street’s Geoff Metcalfe, actor Ian Bartholomew, joins stars of stage and screen who have generously offered their time to take part in ‘Shropshire’s Got Talent’, an exciting online competition open to all.
‘Tales from the Trees’ is a terrific tangle of puppetry, storytelling, live music and comedy, with a theme that embraces natural history, folklore and ecology

Experience live outdoor family theatre in Telford this August

Telford & Wrekin Council is offering the opportunity to experience live family theatre performances in unique outdoor settings during August.
Seckou Keita will be performing at the virtual festival. Photo: Evan Dawson

Artists revealed for Virtually Shrewsbury Folk Festival

Shrewsbury Folk Festival has announced the line-up for its free virtual festival that is taking place next month after the event was postponed due to coronavirus.

Salopian Brewery take Overall Gold in first ever Digital Beer Awards

An English Bitter from a brewery in Shrewsbury has beaten almost 500 different beers from across the UK to be named overall Gold at the inaugural SIBA Digital Beer Awards.
Pictured behind the bar are Alex Marsh, Landlord at the Swan with Heather and Rich Marsh

Joule’s Brewery opens its newest Taphouse in Forton

Regional Brewer Joule's Brewery has opened its newest Brewery Taphouse, The Swan Hotel, Forton.
Wardington’s Original Ludlow Gin

Ludlow Gin wins four medals at London Spirit Competition

Wardington's Ludlow Gin is celebrating after winning four medals in the London Spirit Competition earlier this month.
- Advertisment -

Advertisement Feature

Weather

Shropshire
mist
16.5 ° C
17.8 °
15 °
100 %
1.5kmh
100 %
Mon
26 °
Tue
28 °
Wed
24 °
Thu
26 °
Fri
21 °
- Advertisment -
- Advertisment -

Latest Articles

- Advertisment -