Printer-friendly version Send to friend
Printer-friendly versionSend to friend

Urban Hubs Update December 2009

Within these few pages we bring together descriptions, case studies, key achievements and general updates from our growing network of Peoples Video Hubs, situated in urban areas around the world, covering the last eighteen months.

See Video

Oxford Playday

Created by 6 young people from Oxford to document the fabulous Playday in Florence Park. Commissioned by the organisers, the Participation and Play Team, who aim to educate families and encourage outdoor play.

Themes: Health, Youth

See Video

London Tigers

This is a short version of a recent film created by members of the Muslim Boys Youth Club, operated by the London Tigers, as part of a recent Participatory Video project with InsightShare.

See Video

Young Roots

A video introducing the Young Roots project, featuring original music from Zimbawean-born artist Sinini Ngwenya and highlights of performances, workshops, cultural exchange, work with a famous museum, and simply getting togetherfor fun and friendship.

See Video

Welcome to Betteshanger

Young people from Betteshanger in Kent set out to explore their community spaces and meet people who have a special relationship with the community and its past. This video is the result of a Participatory Video project undertaken by InsightShare and the Social Innovation Lab at Kent County Council.

Themes: Youth
Category: Video Messages

See Video

Youth Around The World

This short video describes the Participatory Video projects undertaken by InsightShare with various youth groups around the world over the years.


Gitans is a compilation of four short films created by young gypsies in Lézignan-Corbières, southern France. The project took place in weekly sessions over one year project and engaged working young people with learning difficulties and behavioural problems.

See Video

Next Steps Conference Introduction

This Participatory Video was made by Youth Leaders from across Africa & South America taking part in the Next Step Conference, Namibia.

See Video

Our Freedom

InsightShare's Nick Lunch has worked with facilitator Glynn Brown in Oxford for several years and this is an example of how PV was able to catalyse deep cultural connections for participants with learning disabilities alongside other specific cultural activities especially music, drawing specifically on Afro-Caribbean and Indo-Pakistani traditions.