Leicestershire Cares has set up a podcast to help keep two of their participants connected. The care experienced duo now have a date in their diary each week, where they can record their podcast, helping them reduce the boredom and isolation brought on by the coronavirus lockdown.
Casey and Diana will be exploring issues facing care leavers and over the following weeks will invite guests onto their podcast to investigate what can be done to better support care experienced young people.
Decentered Media looks at how community media and digital engagement practices might challenge social exclusivity and marginalisation practices that are embedded in existing social relationships, by encouraging creative and imaginative practices that test new civic and economic models for digital engagement.
The Documentary Media Centre operates using the ‘community of practice’ model. The centre identifies and connects with active documentarians via the Parallel Lives project – practitioners located across Latin America, West & East Africa, South Asia, and South-East Asia. The centre provides researchers, educators and students, access to this documentary media content through its museum exhibits, archive and library of documentary films, photography, audio, and new media. The centre also organizes ‘Doc Media for Learning’ events throughout the year. The Documentary Media Centre is an independent museum, archive & library – registered with AiM, the Association of Independent Museums.
111 Ross Walk
EAVA FM’s objective is to socially develop, inform and entertain its niche and diverse community through community radio broadcasting which includes a combination of local news, enterprise, music, information, cultural, faith and educational programmes, all supported by community members, and local stakeholders.
EAVA FM’s philosophy is to broadcast programmes that will be a benefit to all in the community with a view to giving a balanced output targeted to meeting the needs of all, including new migrant communities originating from All over the world.
Film Leicester’s philosophy is that it’s better to work together than on your own. Filmmaking is a collaborative process which can often require many people to participate in a production.
The platform is designed to enable Leicestershire’s filmmakers and talent to support and collaborate with one another so that Leicester can be known for producing some of the best independent films in the world.
The members in the community have understood that by leaving their ego at the door, they have allowed more opportunities for the group to develop, whatever their skill level may be. This means that the support offered to those starting out their careers is as valued as those who’ve been around in the industry for years.
Need help with your script? Perhaps you urgently need crew for tomorrow? Our community makes it easy to find the services, locations and resources you need on your production by putting you in touch directly with the people who can help.
Gerhard produces content across a range of platforms, including photography, blogging, podcasting, video and social media.
Kohinoor's mission is to develop a sense of community spirit across multicultural Leicester and to serve the diverse communities by providing quality entertainment and discussion.
Leicester Community Radio broadcasts on 1449AM and online. The station is talk and music based in the daytime, with presenters sharing information and advice about the services and events taking place in Leicester. In the evening music DJs play a mix of roots, reggae, dub, r&b, hip-hop, ska, soca as well as house, drum & bass.
Serving the Islamic communities of Leicester by providing faith informed discussion, prayer and reflection.
Radio2Funky is preparing to launch on FM in 2020, with a fresh new programme schedule reflecting a local audience, and will provide a range of opportunities for people living in Leicester to be part of the running of the station and its content. Over the past 5 years, we have been committed to promoting home-grown talent and the station will continue to support emerging Leicester artists, as well as enabling young people to acquire skills and find pathways into the radio and music industries.
Each year, many Muslim communities across the UK are awarded a short term Radio licence by Ofcom, the UK's communications regulator. The “Ramadan Economy” in the UK, is estimated to be worth over £200 million. Many communities apply for the licence so that they may broadcast during Ramadan, a month in which holds special spiritual value for Muslims around the World. The Ramadan Radio in Leicester, called Ramadan FM, is a not for-profit organisation. With many successful years of broadcast, the experienced management team continues to offer an exceptional Radio output. Working closely with volunteers, to create engaging and innovative programming.
Abbey Park Road
A community radio station that works with the young people of Leicester to produce great radio. Broadcasting twenty-four hours a day with the latest music, as well as news and stories from across the city. Managed by registered charity, Takeover Radio Children's Media Trust, the station is run entirely by volunteers. During school time, the station is looked after by a team of volunteer adults who then hand the airwaves back to our young people in the evenings, at the weekends and during school holidays.