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#HomeGrown31 is where young and aspiring talent (12-30yrs) from across the Black Country & Birmingham to come together to be creative, develop new skills to lead on their own initiatives!
#HomeGrown31 is a catalyst for supporting the futures of young people from all backgrounds, helping them to feel creatively and socially empowered!
Our home is always open! We are all one #HomeGrown31 family!
We’d love to hear from you! If you would like to keep updated on all things HomeGrown31, including activities, opportunities and events, you can sign-up to our HomeGrown31 Mailing List here.
We are proud to announce our 2022 HG31 Commission Holders!
John Bernard (Coventry)
JanCarlo Caling (Birmingham)
Naomi Black (Birmingham)
Lo Williams (Dudley & Sandwell)
Sophie Koumides (Solihull & Black Country)
Correy Weekes (Sandwell)
Jade Samuels (Birmingham)
Tom Nelson (Birmingham)
Arun Kapur (Wolverhampton & Walsall)
Mr MIAMI UK (Wolverhampton)
Katherine Hughes (Stoke-On-Trent)
Gayatri Pasricha (Warwick & Black Country)
Reisz Amos (Birmingham)
Osaze Aigbe (Walsall)
Adjei Sun (Birmingham & Black Country)
Hassan Khair (Solihull)
Landal “Oli” (Birmingham)
Cassandra Wiggan (Birmingham & Black Country)
Joel Clarke (Birmingham & Black Country)
We will be sharing more information about their amazing projects over the coming weeks. Come back soon!
Check out the full Album EP on https://soundcloud.com/jaetallawah/albums
Hours of HG31 delivery
Qualifications (Level 1-2)
Events & Workshops
Partners & Collaborators
Our music development programme that has truly prevailed during the COVID 19 Pandemic. With over 15 aspiring young artists on board, this project took a drastic turn into the digital world during lockdown via programmes/websites such as Zoom, Charanga VIP Studios & more. Although it took much away from the practical elements of the original schedule of programming new findings, tools and resources were discovered and utilised to later strengthen the level of competency when returning to COVID Safe content creating activities. The Programme has seen amazing transformations in participant’s appreciation for music and really supported their personal development and confidence. Participants have each created 3-6-track Extended play Projects (E.P’s) of original content, developed an electronic Press Kits & Photography portfolio (EPK). 80% of participants took part in an online performance showcase and interview via the HG31 Instagram live on social media. Led by Artist / Producer Alex ‘Pressure0121’ Williams, DJ / Producer Jamaine ‘Origin8’ Brown Producer/Sound engineer Mark ‘Emvee’ James.
“I was very shy in school before I started writing and my music, now I feel more confident in myself now and people really like my music too”
We will be launching all the musical content and videos produced across our social media channels across the coming months!
A showcase of some of the creatives, artists, changemakers and advocates of #HomeGrown31
Showcasing some of the most promising emerging talent from across the West Midlands.
Powered by our Associate Creative Producer Nikki Marrie
Get ready! We will be recruiting and launching series 2 very soon. For more information email email@example.com or drop us a DM via Instagram (@homegrown31) or Twitter (@homegrown31_)
Check out our Issue 2 of On Your Doorstep Mag!
Celebrating the work of our creatives who have been involved in our poetry and creative writing sessions over the past few months!!
Review our previous issues of OYD Mag!
Made In the Midlands sees a network and community of like minded organisations from across the midlands come together to change the region through the power of co-creation.
This progressive change making community provides a space to share best practice and listen and learn from each other to develop and strengthen collaborative approaches to co-creation for future work.
The network hosted a collection of special guest speakers, motivators and activists, each of whom focused on a particular theme and methodologies of co-creation in different sectors. These included:
Health and social change
Children and young people
Arts and culture
Built environment and Architecture
The sessions were fun, insightful, and inspiring and enabled the network to better understand the power of co-creation across multiple sectors and establish a more diverse and rich conversation to identify the needs and similarities of organisations.
Due to COVID-19 we are going more digital than EVER with all our #HomeGrown31 programmes. We have launched a new interactive mobile app that you can download to phone and still be connected to the rest of the #HomeGrown31 family. Email or Text “JOIN” firstname.lastname@example.org/07520660555 to get exclusive access to the #HG31 app!
Drop us an email/text to find out how you can be part of the family