Who is the “The Beyoncé Experience”?

Aaron Carty’s dream was to be a superhero for his community. He initially began his career as a police officer at 18, but today he is an inspiration for many as the UK’s biggest Beyoncé tribute drag queen. Together TV's Diverse Film Fun filmmaker, Blaise Singh, captures Aaron's spactacle in "The Beyoncé Experience" showing on Together TV throughout Black History Month on Together TV from 19th October. He sat down with us and PA media for an exclusvie interview about how he became the Beyoncé Experience.

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Uncovering racial diversity in Britain’s industries

Black History Month is a time for us to reflect, appreciate and commend the British history of the Black community in the UK. The reason being throughout our education and much of our lives, it has been true that the achievements and hurdles of the Black community are overlooked. Together TV’s 2021 Diverse Film Fund appointed five filmmakers to produce a short documentary uncovering Black British Lives Today. They will be premiered on Together TV’s channel throughout Black History Month, but the filmmakers insist that their stories are not unique. For instance, it only takes looking closer at an industry to see how the level of racial diversity impacts many individuals.

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Together TV appoints Alex Graham as Senior Independent Director & Trustee

• Alex Graham, renowned founder and former chief executive of Wall to Wall Media, former chairman of The Scott Trust, Sheffield DocFest and PACT, has been appointed as Senior Independent Director at broadcaster Together TV

• Alongside this announcement, Together TV is celebrating its 21st anniversary as the world’s first community-owned national TV channel with the mission to create positive change

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A Day in the Life of….a Diverse Film Fund Filmmaker

The life of a filmmaker can be enigmatic to those of us who haven’t dabbled behind the scenes and on set. Together TV’s Diverse Film Fund supported five emerging filmmakers with a £10,000 fund, mentoring and training. 2021’s filmmakers are  Ikram AhmedAlexandra GenovaSheila KayumaJason Osborne and Blaise Singh.. The filmmakers had a varying level of experience, but this was to be their first TV credit. We sat down to hear first hand what a typical day looked liked for them.

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Together TV launches the Green Challenge: Growing & cooking together to help the planet

Together TV is set to launch the Green Challenge to get people together to make healthy food and to help the planet. The aim is to connect neighbours, family, the Together TV community, and local charity projects. In addition to giving participants the confidence to start being able to grow and use their own produce while coming together to make a change

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In Conversation With...Together TV's Content team

The Diverse Film Fund 2021 has been a whirlwinding experience for not only the filmmakers, but also everyone involved. Together TV's Content team share their experiences over the last five months, what it's bene like to run a fund and spotlights each filmmaker's uniqueness.

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Behind the Bhangra Boys: Together TV to premiere film on dance group raising awareness of climate change

  • Together TV will be showing the UK Premiere of Behind the Bhangra Boys on Tuesday 31 August at 10pm BST
  • Ahead of the Premiere, the Maritime Bhangra Group will be creating a new viral dance video to raise awareness for climate change charity Friends of the Earth
  • Climate change focus was chosen due to the extreme weather the world has experienced throughout the past couple of weeks* in addition to the spotlight in the documentary
  • Behind the Bhangra Boys sees the group meeting with the First Nations community in Canada to discuss how climate change it had affected their small island community and ultimately how it will influence our future
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A spot on Together TV's Board of Trustees has opened up!

Together TV is the UK's first community owned channel and its board of trustees play a vital role in achieving our mission of inspiring positive change. The CBS Board of Trustees and Directors is the governing body of the CBS (The Community Channel operating as Together TV) and is ultimately accountable for everything it does. We are looking for a new Senior Independent Director for the board, so have you ever wanted to be part of a TV channel that does good?

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