We are a network of grassroots cultural centres with members in 39 European countries

We convert abandoned buildings across Europe into vibrant centres for arts and culture. By doing so, we transform our communities, our neighbourhoods, our cities. And to achieve this, we use the most sophisticated tool in our toolkit: creativity and imagination. We are Trans Europe Halles.



Second Social Inclusion Workshop

Published on August 30, 2021

The Social Inclusion Lab Project (SOIL), funded by the Swedish Institute, is a collaboration between…

Social Inclusion Workshop

Published on July 12, 2021

The Social Inclusion Lab Project (SOIL), funded by the Swedish Institute, is a collaboration between…

Members News – Summer Edition

Published on July 5, 2021

Summer is in the full swing and for many of our members is the busiest…

Call for hosts for the TEH 40 YEARS anniversary

Published on June 10, 2021

In 2023 Trans Europe Halles will celebrate its 40th birthday. We don’t know what the…


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TEH Camp Meeting 92

October 7, 2021
Bratislava, Slovakia

  We are happy to announce that next TEH Camp Meeting will take place in Bratislava, Slovakia on 7-10 October,…


The Social Inclusion Lab

The Social Inclusion Lab (SOIL) is a project that aims to reduce inequalities in the…

European Urban Regenerators Knowledge Alliance

Training Urban Innovators

A top-down approach to city planning is no longer working. A growing number of abandoned…

Glocal Arts and Culture

Glocal Arts and Culture is a volunteering project led by TEH member centre Mejeriet. Mejeriet…


Here you will find a selection of our publications, videos and audio materials. They will help you learn how to become a better leader. How to open a successful cultural venue. How to make your organisation more resilient, and much more…

  • Space of Urgency: A Narrative of Cultural Spaces By and For Self-Organised Communities
  • Volunteering in the European Grassroots Cultural Scene
  • Commons as Third Places