23 Drillas

One of the leading Drill crews in Birmingham Read more

About Abbie

Abbie is a young person who has been coming to The Pump since she was 11 years of age, and has been actively engaging in youth club sessions. Read more

About Decharne Shaw

Decharne has been attending The Pump since he was 14 years old, coming up from a struggling background. Read more

About Jerome

As a volunteer youth worker, Jerome is able to build on existing skill base and gain experience working with young people from a range of backgrounds and cultures. Read more

About Josiah Givans

Josiah is one of the young people who has attended the pump for around 8 years. Read more

About T ROADZ

T ROADZ is an aspiring rapper who regularly attends The Pump to record music.  His aspirations were able to flourish through The Pump as he was able to regularly access the recording studio for free, he could access the studio to work on his music regularly and this gave Tyreece the opportunity to practice, which would then give him the courage to perform for live audiences. Read more

About The Arconic Internship Programme

During the program, candidates aged between 18-25 learn what skills employers are looking for and how their individual experiences and achievements can be used to sell their own personal “brand”. They learn techniques to succeed at the application stage of finding employment and how to make agencies and job sites work most effectively on their behalf. Cover letters, personal statements and CVs are finely tuned over the period of the course to maximise chances of securing an interview. Read more

About William Stewart

William has been coming to The Pump for 6 years. Read more

About Zach and Nathan

Zach and Nathan joined the scheme in May 2018, they had both had some short contracts in warehouse environments but were struggling to find reliable full time positions. Read more

Accessibility

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Adult Education

Birmingham Adult Education Service (BAES) is a fantastic choice if you are thinking about starting a course to learn something new or improve existing skills. Read more

Badness

Birmingham Drum n Bass and Grime legend Read more

Baron Davenport's Charity

Established on 16 July 1930 with £100,000 - £80,000 in shares in Davenport’s Brewery and £20,000 in cash. The Brewery was taken over by Greenalls in 1986, with the Charity being a major shareholder. Over the years investment specialists have managed this endowment increasing the fund’s value to over £30m. At the moment the Charity’s annual income is in the region of £1m. Read more

Bassman

Bassman, seminal figure in the Drum & Bass scene preceding Grime Read more

BBC Children In Need

Our work has helped us identify seven important features - we call them building blocks - that we believe all children and young people need in order to be safe, happy and secure and able to reach their potential Each building block looks and feels different for every child and is influenced by their age, ability and experience. Read more

Bernard Piggott Charitable Trust

The Bernard Piggott Trust provides grants to registered charities working in Birmingham, Solihull, Denbighshire, Gwynedd or Isle of Anglesey. Read more

Birmingham Careers Service

Birmingham Careers Service is a free and friendly support service providing careers information, advice and guidance to young people age 16 to 19 who are not in education, employment or training (NEET). Read more

Birmingham Youth Service

Birmingham Youth Service works with young people aged 13-19 to support them in the transition into their adult lives. Read more

Britannia Interiors & Contract Curtains

We are a small but growing business with a great customer list, which includes Chase and Wonder, Crumble Cottage and Sam Wilson Studio; all known for the sale of luxury goods and their commitment to providing a bespoke personal service.   We also have a number of important public sector customers such as Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust. Read more

C4

C4 is a grime MC from Birmingham, England. He's known for his songs "Off Track" and "Crazy Song", both of which were playlisted on BBC Radio 1Xtra. Read more

Central School Attendance and Welfare Service

CSAWS is a team of proactive, passionate and committed Attendance and Welfare Officers with collective Education Welfare and school experience of over 70  years and expert knowledge in all aspects of Education Welfare and Safeguarding.   We are committed to achieving better outcomes for children by securing regular attendance at school. Read more

Cyber Cafe

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Cyphers

Ten of the best Grime cyphers featuring Birmingham artists Read more

Dance studio facilities

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Dapz on the Map

Dapz on the Mapz, one of the leading Grime/Rap artists from Birmingham Read more

Day care nursery

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Deadly

Deadly, grime artist and founder of seminal Grime crew N.O.D.B. Read more

Depzman

Depzman, born Joshua Ribera, was an English grime artist and rapper, considered by some "a leading artist on the UK grime scene" Read more

Facilities

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FAQs

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Graveyard Crew

Legendary Garage and Grime crews from Birmingham Read more

Health advice

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History

The Pump, formerly known as the Shard End Community Building Project (SECBP), is the realisation of a vision of HRH The Prince of Wales, who wanted to create an outstanding building which would not only act as a focus and inspiration for the personal development of young people, but would also be designed and built by young people. Read more

Hitman

Grime artist Hitman Read more

HLF: The Heritage Lottery Fund

HLF distribute the heritage share of National Lottery funding, supporting a wide variety of projects across the UK Read more

HoG Podcasts

Here you will find all the Products and Content that has been created by the young people participating in the History of Grime Project at The Pump in collaboration with The Birmingham Music Archive. Read more

Invasion Alert

Legendary Grime crew from Birmingham. Invasion Alert Read more

Jaguar Land Rover

At Jaguar Land Rover we are always striving to create and maintain excellent community relations. We want to build partnerships with all the local and regional communities in which our company designs and manufactures. Read more

Jaykae

History of Grime; Jaykae: Janum Khan (born 23 July 1991), better known by his stage name Jaykae, is an English grime artist and actor from Birmingham, England. Read more

Job club

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Lady Fiasqo

One of the founder members of N.O.D.B. Read more

Lady Leshurr

Melesha Katrina O'Garro (born 15 December 1989) known professionally as Lady Leshurr is a British grime and hip hop rapper, singer, and producer from Kingshurst, Solihull, UK. She is best known for her Queen's Speech series of freestyles Read more

Levi Strauss & Co.

Levi Strauss & Co. is a privately held American clothing company known worldwide for its Levi's brand of denim jeans. Levi’s Music Project launched in 2016, seeing the brand partner with Skepta to establish a community youth music studio in Tottenham in London. The new initiative in Manchester and Birmingham is set to provide access to music education and to introduce young people to the music industry. Read more