Make Some Noise is an award-winning small charity has engaged with over 100,000 children and young people. Make Some Noise delivers pioneering and empowering youth-led opportunities of the highest standard, allowing all children and young people to unlock their extraordinary potential. Working within local communities, Make Some Noise helps some of society’s most disadvantaged children and young people who are experiencing poverty, dealing with mental health issues and suffering from loneliness, isolation and trauma.


Our Vision

Make Some Noise’s vision is that music empowers every child and young person with self-belief to the change their world for the better


Our Mission

To unlock the extraordinary potential of all children and young people through empowering youth-led opportunities and training; promoting inclusivity across the West Midlands.


Our Values

  • 2001

    Make Some Noise founded

  • 2009

    Awarded charitable status

  • 2012

    Co-founded Staffs & Stoke Music Ed. Hub

  • 2016

    Won 'Excellence in Primary/Early Years'

  • 2017

    Became an AQA Accreditation Centre

  • 2021

    Helped 41,000 children in the pandemic


Tim Sharp

Chief Executive Officer

Tim has over 15 years of community arts, music education and charity...

Cat Crum

Head of Operations & Programmes

Cat has 14 years of experience in the charity sector working with...


Delivery Team

Frequently asked questions

We run programmes using music as a tool to encourage growth and learning for children and adults. Our work covers a range of themes, from social exclusion issues to team building, our programmes can be tailored to support most needs.

Yes, we are a registered UK charity. Registered Charity number 1127578

Our head office is based in Stafford, in the heart of the Midlands. We work across the Midlands region but are happy to discuss requirements outside of this area for specific projects.

Last year in numbers


beneficiaries supported


Free music workshops


live gigs & shows


awarded accreditations