Peter J. Farmer – DREAM Founder

Peter founded DREAM in the Year 2000 while working with young people in the inner city of Nottingham.

His passion is to see Urban Youth and Urban Communities empowered to become the next generation of leaders in society.

Peter is a serial entrepreneur and mentors and trains young people in the Creative Arts, Media, Business and Education.

Peter directed the documentary feature film UPRISING that interviews family members in relation to the Mark Duggan shooting that sparked the 2011 UK Riots


Marsha FarmerDREAM Theatre Team Leader and Urban Presenter

Marsha had a successful career in the media industry, hosting her own radio show The Marsha Lee Barnes Show on the BBC whilst also enjoyed a fruitful career in performing arts.

Marsha now leads the Dream Theatre Team, facilitating workshops in performing arts, creative writing, performance and song writing. She also presents and hosts some of our flagship events, training and empowering the next generation of Urban Presenters

Marsha is a close relative of Mark Duggan who was shot by Trident Police, an incident that sparked the worst UK Riots in recent history


Marsha is one of the family members we interviewed for the UPRISING documentary


Thoko Paida – DREAM Admin and Planning Support

Thoko joined DREAM in 2017 and provides admin and planning support for the team. She comes from a legal and financial services background.

Thoko is also a freelance make up artist and an avid reader. She is passionate about seeing young people taking pride in their identity and walking in their purpose.









Justin Smith – DREAM Online Promotion

Justin joined DREAM in 2014 and manages DREAM online promotion and media channels.

He’s also involved with DREAM Events Management and DREAM Media production.

Through working with DREAM, Justin has found and developed his skills in photography and video-creation

See Justin’s DREAM Story HERE!




Thesian Jay – Graphic Designer

Thesian joined DREAM in 2014 and has led DREAM Design workshops, hosted events and gatherings and designed fliers and posters for DREAM and associated projects and brands










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