Instrumental Influential

This month we're looking at influential organisations that help battle challenges of the mind. Beat It Percussion does just this. For individuals with disabilities and dementia, musical workshops are run for a number of positive reasons. The verbs 'include', 'encourage' and 'eliminate' are best suited to these gatherings.   Picture credit: BeatitPercussion/influential workshops   [...]

By |March 23rd, 2018|Blogs, Projects|0 Comments

Dudley Youth Awards

Aspire4u are proud of giving recognition to real people making real differences. The Dudley Youth Awards is organised by Dudley Youth Council to publicly commend young people. Acts of kindness and compassion are recognised and celebrated as they should be. Talent and tenacity is rewarded. Boldness and bravery is also included as part of the [...]

By |March 21st, 2018|Blogs, Projects|0 Comments

Tackling Youth Violence: Alison Cope and the Joshua Ribera Awards

Alison Cope organises awards event to recognise the achievements of young people in alternative provision settings. The Awards The Joshua Ribera awards ceremony, organised by Alison Cope is to take place on 2nd February, 2018 at the Birmingham Events and Conference Centre. It celebrates the achievements of 21 young people, aged 14 to 18. They come [...]

By |January 23rd, 2018|Blogs, Projects|0 Comments

Notting Hill Carnival – Parade of Peace

Ashlee E L Roberts explores the history of Notting Hill Carnival, the political and racial relevance it still holds and the presence of Midland based The Crucial Sauce Company at the bank holiday celebration!   Jerk Chicken. Soca. Feathered, figure hugging outfits with beaded face art. Carnival is a celebration of Caribbean culture and a chance [...]

By |August 31st, 2017|Blogs, Projects|0 Comments

Birmingham Weekender Needs You!

The city's biggest creative arts festival is coming back to the centre of Birmingham!   Birmingham Weekender hosts a range of social activities to appeal to the local community   Birmingham Weekender is returning back to our glorious city and they need your help to make the event an astounding success! They are on the lookout [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|Blogs|0 Comments

Six Intiatives Our Communties Can Learn From

In our next blog, Ashlee E L Roberts explores how six companies have used profound initiatives to help community relations and mind-set advancement in Birmingham   FlatPack Festival Hailing from Birmingham, the travelling festival aims to inspire audiences through the medium of performance and film. Their ethos “It’s not just a festival, it’s a state of mind” reinforces how art, [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|Blogs|0 Comments

Thank you! An open letter to all those at Simmer Down Festival ’17

THANK YOU! After the HUGE success of Simmer Down Festival 2017 we would like to say a big THANK YOU to all who made it happen. Without the hard work and dedication of all those involved we could not have pulled this off. We’re still waiting on official figures, but latest estimates suggest an audience [...]

By |July 24th, 2017|Blogs, Projects, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Caribbean Restaurants Excited About Simmer Down

With only two days left until Simmer Down Festival takes Handsworth Park by storm; our resident blogger Ashlee E L Roberts interviewed local food restaurants to gain their view on Caribbean food, The Crucial Sauce Company and how Simmer Down has revived Caribbean cultural celebration in Birmingham!     Blue Marlin Location: Perry Barr, Birmingham [...]

By |July 21st, 2017|Blogs|0 Comments

Aspire4u are proudly supporting Simmer Down Festival 2017!

We’ve partnered with Simmer Down Festival CIC to make their return to Handsworth Park the most successful year yet. Our big collaboration for 2017, Aspire4U are managing a stage featuring local artists and homegrown talent. We are sharing our business development knowledge and using our network to spread the word and bring in human resources.  [...]

By |July 5th, 2017|Blogs, News|0 Comments

Festival Angels – supporting festival goers

Have you ever been at an event and felt lost, uncertain or worried? Have you wished there was somebody there who would just listen and help? Ever wondered how festival goers can be supported? A Festival Angel may have been the answer to your trouble. Festival Angels are compassionate helpers who support visitors to have a [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|Blogs, News|0 Comments