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INSPIRE YOU CREATES MUSIC LAB AT INSPIRE YOU CENTRE

Mas Lab Kidderminster College support Inspire You.

Mas Lab at Kidderminster College is donating equipment and know-how. Talented young people at Inspire You Centre in Tettenhall will get valuable hands-on experience for the music industry.

“We hear and see how powerful music is in breaking down barriers and engaging our student’s attention in the college Music Labs; so, it’s no surprise to us why Inspire You are building a music studio; we are sure it will be equally as effective at providing access to opportunities especially to those who often fall below the radar of inclusion”. Kevyn Gammond, Mas Lab Founder

Dave Shuck from the Mas Lab’s partnership team says: “When the Inspire You founder Leslie Fairclough passionately spoke at our Migrant X event at the College in February 2019 the audience responded with rapturous applause when he thanked them sincerely for coming out and caring. In closing Leslie said: “If we all work together joining up the dots between us, we will make a real difference”.Since then our teams have been supporting each other; the team at the Mas Lab are happy to have the opportunity to provide studio equipment for the Music Lab that’s being built at the Inspire You Centre. We are also looking forward to contributing to developing educational programmes and work-shops to those already in play”.

“Contributing to the set-up of Inspire You’s Music Studio in Wolverhampton through the donation of equipment and ongoing technical support when needed is a privilege”; said Mas Labs founder Kevyn Gammond after visiting the Inspire You centre to see their innovative and highly effective workshops in progress.

Watch this space!Legend in the making On Thursday 28 th March 2019 Wolverhampton Wanderers sealed the deal and signed our Young Star Ty Barnett. Ty has been training at the Inspire You Centre of excellence in Wolverhampton since he was nine. Interestingly, Ty’s is from a footballing family his father is a former Wolves, Blues and West Brom player and his Godfather was the late great legend Cyril Regis. Well done Ty

Inspire You Ambassador News

Charles Guvamatanga is a new Ambassador for Inspire You

As the Chief Representative for International Trade for the National Business Council of Zimbabwe, Charles Guvamatanga is an active Zimbabwean community champion who is involved in various social and community initiatives both in Zimbabwe, his country of origin and the UK where he was educated.

Charles is the founder of Bridging Gaps Foundation - a community organisation that supports ethnic minorities through art, music and sport. Another of Charles’s companies, Jacaranda Media Group, publishes and distributes music on behalf of Zimbabwean artists. Charles is passionate about community work and runs two youth academies in the capital city Harare.

Inspire You is lucky to have an international Ambassador who is willing to Champion and fly the Inspire You flag at home and abroad. Welcome on board Charles!

GOING FOR OLYMPIC GOLD

Jordan Thomas has been inspired, coached and championed by Inspire You. In 2016 he bacame Karate World Champion. Now Jordan is aiming to win Olympic gold at Tokyo 2020.

This year Jordan moved to Manchester, he is training at Olympic Centre with the Olympic team; he says “I’m glad they’ve actually seen that [Olympic gold potential] in me, because I also believe I can get the gold medal too. Whenever possible, I make it back to Wolverhampton for good mentoring, training and food.

Luton-born Thomas, also a European champion, will make its Olympic debut in 2020, with UK Sport - which determine levels of funding for Olympic sports - supporting the link with GB taekwondo. Success at national and international level runs in the family. His father Willie Thomas was the former England Karate national team coach and also won World Gold in 1992.