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The following is a reflective video about my progress on the Community Media module of the Communication Arts course at Leicester De Montfort University. The module has been extremely interesting and helpful in a number of ways, ranging from deeper… Continue Reading →

The John Lewis Café

Our 6th and last visit to the Community Media Café series was the John Lewis Café at the Highcross Shopping Centre in Leicester. The Café is situated on the third floor of the John Lewis shopping complex. John Coster, our… Continue Reading →

Graff HQ

In our series of scouting locations for Community Media Cafés, we visited Graff Werk HQ, which is situated near the Leicester River Soar Canal on Frog Island. The enterprise is run by some very friendly and enthusiastic young people who… Continue Reading →

The Haymarket Theatre

Community Media Cafes can be of a variety of types and a variety of venues. Any suitable place, may it be a library or a coffee shop and everything in between can function as a Community Media Caffee. It is… Continue Reading →


In the video below I am reflecting on my journey and development in the second year (first term) of the Community Media module of my Communication Arts course at Leicester’s DMU. Besides filming at the Feeding the 5,000 event in the… Continue Reading →

Purple Tuesday

Leicester’s Highcross Shopping Centre celebrated Purple Tuesday on 13 November. It was a first for the Shopping Centre with a number of organizations such as Leicester City Council’s mental health and disability team with Mark and Cat, Vista for the… Continue Reading →

Do you want a bag?

For some time I felt annoyed when arriving at the till of my local Sainsbury’s store and was confronted with the question, ‘Do you want a bag?’ This seemed like a robotic response, no matter how much or how little… Continue Reading →

Feeding the 5,000

On 22 September 2018, Lions Club International, with Krishna Castle London, organised Leicester’s first ‘Feeding the 5000‘ event in the city centre. The aim of the event was to raise awareness of food waste. Feeding the 5,000 in Leicester is… Continue Reading →

Another News Story

On 26 August 2018, the Phoenix in Leicester screened the film, ‘Another News Story’. Afterwards, John Coster facilitated a panel discussion followed by a Question & Answer session. The Phoenix, a well-known venue for avant-garde film screenings, is situated near St… Continue reading →


This reflexive or reflective video documents and reflects on my journey and development as a ‘Community Reporter’ for the Community Media module at De Montfort University (DMU) and my wider studies of Communication Arts. It will take you through a… Continue Reading →

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