Volunteers Wanted: Simmer Down Festival 2017

Simmer Down Festival 2017 is looking for volunteers to help make sure the festival runs smoothly and everyone has a great time. The Reggae and World Music festival is free and open to all, and has a range of acts across two stages and a belly-bursting variety of food to taste. This year, Simmer Down Festival [...]

By |June 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Smart Ways To Earn Money Whatever Your Age, Gender or Area

Smart ways to earn money matter more now than ever. With maintenance grants being cut and fees getting higher, it is becoming increasingly difficult for students to pay their way through university without something else to back them up. However, this does not always necessarily mean that students turn to getting a traditional job. With [...]

By |June 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Message For Future Graduates…

After numerous all-nighters, living in tracksuits and abandoning personal hygiene for most of third year - you’re finally graduating from university!   Whilst picking the perfect footwear for your big day is imperative (trust me, choose wisely); what soon-to-be graduates often forget is the darker, more challenging side of the graduation stage. The real world [...]

By |March 16th, 2017|Blogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

CTZN App – Rewarding Social Engagement

It is not news that governmental funding for young people has been severely cut in recent months but the support that used to be found in government led projects can now be found in more technological and novel ways. One way in which young people can get support and help to develop their skills is [...]

By |February 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Gallery 37 Summer Programme 2016 Gallery 37 Summer Programme is all you need to kick start your career in the creative industries. Invest in your creative future with Punch this summer, featuring: A hands on creative residency with industry leaders (key dates 2nd until 10th Sept) Present new work at a destination showcase event at [...]

By |August 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

PBC Protective Behaviours Foundation Level Training

1st & 2nd September 2016 at The Custard Factory, Digbeth, Birmingham Protective Behaviours is a practical, down-to-earth approach to personal safety. It is a process that encourages self-empowerment and brings with it the skills to raise self-esteem and to help avoid being victimised. This is achieved by helping individuals to recognise and trust their intuitive [...]

By |August 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trust Parent/Youth Panel

We use our senses: we listen to the voice of communities, then research the bigger picture to get a taste of reality, sniff out risk, then look to build resources, strategy, and sustainable design. We believe that communities know what would benefit them and their kids. We're setting up a grassroots decision-making group to help focus our efforts [...]

By |August 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Music, Family & Enterprise

Aspire4U is teaming up with Blastbeat to provide music creation and event management programmes for women's refuges. The programme aims to build confidence and communication skills for survivors of domestic violence and their children. Learning new skills and creating music together can be a bonding experience through which people can overcome obstacles and break down [...]

By |August 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CBBC Awesome Authors – School of Rap

Last weekend, Aspire4U CIC took part in CBBC's Awesome Authors weekend in Birmingham's Centenary Square. At the action-packed two-day event, we pulled together with our partners, Lyfeproof and SEBD Solutions, to deliver the 4 O'Clock Club's School of Rap. At workshops throughout the day, children of all ages learned to write their own rap tunes, [...]

By |July 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments