Leicester Stories of Belonging – Saturday Heritage Fair 28th October

Share Your Leicester Story at the Saturday Heritage Fair on 28th October

Venue: Leicester Adult Education College, Belvoir Street, City Centre

Leicester is a city steeped in history, culture, and the extraordinary stories of its residents. For those who call Leicester home — whether you’ve grown up here or arrived more recently — your experiences make up the tapestry of our community.

Leicester Community Radio is seeking people who can share their unique narrative at the upcoming Saturday Heritage Fair on the 28th October, 10am to 3pm.

Why Should You Participate?
Contribute to Local History: Your story becomes part of the documented history of Leicester, enriching our collective understanding of our city.
Promote Community Cohesion: Sharing and listening to personal stories fosters a sense of belonging and unity within the community.
Self-Reflection: Telling your story can be a powerful exercise in self-awareness and personal growth.

How Can You Share Your Story?
The process is straightforward. No prior experience is needed, and guidance will be offered throughout.

Arrive at the Venue: Come to Leicester Adult Education College on Belvoir Street in the city centre.
Recording Stands: Sit with one of our volunteers who will listen to your story and record the audio.
Tell Your Story: Speak freely, your story is your own to tell. Each session will last between 10 and 15 minutes.
Guidance: Volunteers and facilitators will be available to guide you through the process, ensuring that you are at ease.

How Will Your Story Be Shared?
Your recorded story will be broadcast on Leicester Community Radio. It will also be archived for future generations, serving as a testament to the rich tapestry of lives and experiences that make Leicester unique.

Join Us
Whether your Leicester story began decades ago or recently, your voice is a crucial part of our community’s history. We look forward to hearing what you have to say. To find out more, please visit our website or contact us directly.

Do you want to learn to be a community reporter? We are looking to help train volunteers who can capture and share stories that can be shared on Leicester Community Radio. Email: rob@leicester.fm

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