The Connected Communities Projects have produced a wide variety of resources from reports to films. Many of these resources are available through the links on this page. Individual project websites are also a great place to look for resources and further information - you can access them through our Project Pages.

Diverse BME Interviews, Video

A selection of interviews with members of Derbyshire’s Black & Ethnic Minority community as part of an archive of research material that informed the Diverse project. Read more

Revolutionising our understanding of Southwell, Video

Southwell Archaeology is a multi-period, interdisciplinary fieldwork project investigating the historic minster town of Southwell, Nottinghamshire in its wider landscape setting. Read more

Co-Creating CARE – Project Film

CARE is Community Asset-Based research and enterprise. This film explains the pilot project around films about craft producers and responders to their work. Read more

CARE Hannah & Barbera Buddy Meeting, Video

This buddy film shows a converation between Barbara, who made hand stitched bobbin lace, and Hannah, who used a digital embroidery machine to recreate lace based loosely on Barbara’s work. Read more

Aggie’s Christmas Spirit

The project team gathered local people together in a village pub and brought the university to them – through the use of technology and super fast broadband. As part of the project, participants made a film about their village and village life – Aggie’s Christmas Spirit. Read more

Experiencing the Digital World: Pararchive, Video

Simon Popple, University of Leeds, discusses his Parachive project, which aims to create digital resources for community groups interested in some aspect of heritage. Read more

On Shared Ground: Video

The film brings together footage collected by community participants using Go-Pro cameras, oral history recordings and spoken word performances to explore what hill forts at three different locations mean to those that use them. Read more

Measuring Big Society: Video

Original animation commissioned by the Universities of Glasgow & Edinburgh as part of a campaign to measure how the concept of ‘Big Society’ will work across different areas of the UK. Read more

Community gardening, creativity and everyday culture: Video

This film tells the story of a one-day event in September, 2012, in Tablehurst Farm in Sussex, which was designed to celebrate the cooperation of three different food growing communities. Read more

Visual Research Methods: Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery, Video

This film is intended to be of benefit to other social science practitioners who are thinking of employing visual methods or collaborating with artists as part of social science research projects. Read more