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“Proud To Be” highlighting authentic black stories this Black History Month

The theme of this year’s national Black History Month is “Proud to be”. That’s the theme of Our Version Media’s first ever community stories screening. “Proud to be” will be an evening showcasing and celebrating stories from Southampton’s African, Caribbean…

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Our Black Community Coverage Clinic is back, to amplify even more black voices!

It’s back! Our weekly Black Community Coverage Clinic returns this month! This free consultancy service provides marketing, communications and media support and guidance to Southampton’s black community organisation leaders and representatives. The weekly drop-in first launched in 2020, running on…

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Subscribe to our Channel

We’ve launched our YouTube channel! It will be a place where we’ll share the ever-growing number of videos made by Southampton residents who’ve taken our Mobile Storytelling training. Real Southampton people and real Southampton stories showcasing the diversity of those…

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Group to showcase what they are “Proud To Be”

Proud To Be is the theme of this year’s Black History Month and we’re running a Mobile Storytelling course with that theme! Our Version Media is Proud To Be a social enterprise equipping Southampton’s black and under-represented communities with digital media and storytelling…

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Working with young people from Northam and Newtown as training moves from online to in-house

With lockdown over, we’ve moved our Mobile Storytelling to Showcase Social Impact workshops from online to in-house! Whether at our base at MAST Mayflower Studios or out in the community, it’s great to be back connecting with people face-to-face! We ran…

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Our Version Media’s new city centre HQ

Photo credit: Chris Stephens Nearly one year since Our Version Media became an official community interest company (CIC), we are moving into our new HQ! Our new home is in Southampton’s newest creative space, MAST Mayflower Studios. MAST Mayflower Studios,…

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Our best-selling Mobile Storytelling training is now CPD Certified

Our Version Media is now an official CPD Accredited training provider! That means people who take our best-selling Mobile Storytelling to Showcase Social Impact workshop can now earn points to support their professional development.  CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development, the learning…

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PODCAST: Black People & COVID-19 Vaccination Q&As

In February 2021, Solent NHS Trust commissioned Our Version Media to extend the reach of their work tackling misinformation about COVID-19 vaccination and ensure credible information reaches the region’s black British, African and Caribbean communities. Over eight weeks, we conducted…

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Southampton 2025 & your neighbourhood: What are your views?

Southampton 2025 needs your help. Your expert knowledge of the area you live in is vital to the Bid’s development. It’s important they hear your opinions on everything from your neighbourhood’s strengths and challenges, to how you think becoming UK…

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Event: Southampton 2025 & Black Business

If Southampton wins UK City of Culture 2025, it could bring millions to the city’s economy. Want a slice? In December 2020, Our Version Media CIC became an official media partner of the Southampton UK City of Culture 2025 Bid….

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