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

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

Buy black! Our Black-owned Business Directory is live

As part of Our Version Media’s commitment to increasing authentic and positive representation of Southampton’s black communities, we’ve created a directory of local black-owned businesses. We invite you to take a look at the variety of black-owned businesses in the city - there are restaurants, grocery stores, marketing services, cleaning services, a recruitment agency, and … Continue reading Buy black! Our Black-owned Business Directory is live