We’re celebrating Black Joy this Black History Month

This Black History Month, we're celebrating Black Joy! Black Joy will be an evening showcasing and celebrating stories from Southampton's African, Caribbean and black British communities. It will be the culmination of a month-long Mobile Storytelling programme where participants learned to create, film and edit stories using a mobile phone for the very first time. … Continue reading We’re celebrating Black Joy this Black History Month

Subscribe to our channel for made-by-mobile stories by Southampton residents

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 who make up our city! Click the button below to go to our YouTube channel … Continue reading Subscribe to our channel for made-by-mobile stories by Southampton residents

Our Version Media’s new city centre HQ

Header 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, owned by Mayflower Theatre, took over the Studio 144 building following the closure of … Continue reading Our Version Media’s new city centre HQ

Founder says Southampton is more than ready for its “glow up”

Our Version Media is an official media partner of Southampton's UK City of Culture 2025 Bid. Our founder, Veronica Gordon, has been featured in Southampton 2025's blog. In it she revealed what she loves about Southampton, why she's supporting the city's Bid, what culture means to her and why she thinks Southampton is more than … Continue reading Founder says Southampton is more than ready for its “glow up”

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 a series of key events and initiatives to equip people with the information they need … Continue reading PODCAST: Black People & COVID-19 Vaccination Q&As

Black People & Covid-19 Vaccination: Question & Answer Session

This event is a safe space for people from Hampshire's black British, African, and Caribbean communities to discuss and ask questions about the Covid-19 vaccine. With black people in England being four times more likely to die with Covid-19 than our white counterparts, it is important we have access to accurate information so we can … Continue reading Black People & Covid-19 Vaccination: Question & Answer Session