Founded in 2003 by Yemisi Mokuolu, Hatch operates as Hatch Ideas, Hatch Events and Hatch Africa to deliver solutions that advance ideas and expand innovation
expanding the arts
BBC London, Cutty Sark, Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, Amnesty International, Camden Council, Carnaby Ltd, Cubana, London Borough of Tower Hamlets,
live arts Production
Festivals - Theatre -
Arts Seasons - Salons
As producers our services include concept design and development, event production, planning and project management.
Supporting private and local government projects.
Arts Council England, British Council, Creative Skillset, Confederation of British Industry (CBI), Department for International Trade (DIT), Goethe Institute, City Fringe Partnership, City University, One World Media, London Borough of Hackney, Social Enterprise London,
Conferences - Seminars - Workshops - Research
Working with clients to devise and put in place events to support business development, policy-making, market research, knowledge transfer and skills development.
Cutty Sark, Oval House, Tiata Fahodzi, Barbican, National Theatre and Southbank Centre
Research and Engagement
We can support you to promote your productions and expand your audiences, with our dedicated team of audience developers across the UK who have direct links within the community.
Social Media, PR,
We are so passionate about opening up the Arts to everyone. We are dedicated to finding the best ways of letting people know about shows and productions.
Some of our proudest moments over the past 12 years
Asa Baako - One Dance
Annual 3 day festival held in Ghana
Now in its 8th year, co-production of one of the most exciting, unique and forward-thinking music and arts festivals in Africa.
Acts featured from across Ghana, West Africa and the globe which have included Fokn Bois, E.L., Efya, Wiyaala and Kof Kinaata.
Partners and sponsors include; Vodafone, UNITAR, Tullow and FinaTrade
Oliva tweest - an afrobeatS musical
Executive Production for “Oliva Tweest” the world's first Afrobeats musical, which debuted in 2013 at the West End's Lyric Theatre to a sold out audience with a short run at Hackney Empire in September 2014. Following its success the musical received funded support from Arts Council England, Stage One, Music Theatre Network, BEAM and Young Vic. Oliva Tweest: Lagos Flash Mob was held take to the Lagos Theatre Festival as part of the British Council UK/NG arts season.
Naija street stories
Film Production & Training (Nigeria)
Film production and training programme equipping people to tell compelling everyday stories through film.
Producer and Executive Producer credits include "Laraba The Rock Breaker" and "Instant Justice".
Partners include, British Council, Nollywood Movies Ltd, Triggshot Productions and FMA Productions,
Amnesty at the edinburgh fringe 2012
Two week arts season
Festival Direction and Production of Amnesty International's two week Edinburgh festival featuring comedy, literature and performing arts programme; working with Ian Rankin, David O'Doherty and Susan Calman.
Out of Africa festival 2005
8 Day Street Festival
Production of groundbreaking festival featuring 200+ artists from across Africa; including D'banj, Weird MC, Wunmi, Flawless, Tunde Jegede, Bries, DJ Eric Soul and many more. Attracting over 30,000 people to each event. Held in Carnaby Street in 2005 and on the riverside Southbank in 2006.
The Film Crew
Funded by Creative Skillset’s Film Skills Fund and BFI’s Film Forever National Lottery fund to create better access into Film & TV by matching college students with film crew professionals; from Electricians to Gaffers, Hair & Beauty students to Hair & Make-Up, Business Management to Casting, Trainee Accoutants to Distribution, etc
Knowledge Transfer programme
On behalf of Urban Inclusion, CBI International and UK Trade and Investment (UKTI). A unique 2-year programme of workshops and seminars designed to support UK-based Black and Ethnic Minority creative and cultural enterprises to find routes into international markets.
Capacity Building programme
On behalf of the Cultural industries Development Agency (CIDA), produced a 10-month capacity building programme funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Arts Council England (ACE) to optimise the infrastructure of 15 of London’s main Black and Ethnic Minority-led cultural arts festivals, which included Carnaval del Pubelo, Black Filmmaker Film Festival and the Brick Lane Festival.