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Home Grown

A Creative Careers Education Programme
Bringing you the stories of some of Birmingham’s most successful creatives to encourage and inspire the next generation of creative professionals.
Home Grown

Telling the stories of 30 successful creative professionals who call Birmingham their home.

Featuring architects, artists, actors, fashion designers, film producers and web developers who share their journeys. Aimed to encourage and inspire young people from all walks of life to attain employment in the creative industries. Especially those who come from a th diverse backgrounds, experiences and abilities that make up our city and region.


Interview Videos


Creative Journeys







Home Grown Stories

Get to know these creatives

Tru Powell

Award Winning Entrepreneur, industry creative, Podcast, Host, Personal Brand Strategist & Publicity Coach.

Amardeep Bassey

Award-winning investigative journalist, broadcaster, and journalism lecturer/trainer.

Daniel Alexander

Award-winning Director/Filmmaker, BAFTA Crew member (3yrs), Associate artist of The REP and Create Central Board member.

Dylan Duffus

Actor, Director, Script writer & Entrepreneur.

Jake Barret

Entrepreneur, producer and founder of award-winning video production company, Barrett Film Co.

Haseebah Ali

Artist and print maker based in Birmingham. Her work centres around cultural themes and occasionally political circumstances.

Home Grown is a Creative Alliance project, supported by

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