WHOOPI – A NEW ARTS PATRON FOR SWINDON 105.5! It’s been a pretty exciting time recently. After I received a High Sheriff’s Award for many years of work in the local community, next came an ITV Surprise Surprise programme for which I was nominated by my son James. Four teams filmed at the studios for… Read more

Theatre Hour

Vixen 101’s coverage of the arts and theatre extends to what’s on in East Yorkshire and York and has been running since March 2010. Presenter Tony Barker, once an amateur thespian, gives a stage to amateur and professional theatre on the Saturday lunchtime theatre slot which is to be repeated on Sunday evenings from September,… Read more

Connect: Arts and Community Media partnerships


Dr Ann Light of Sheffield Hallam University has found that the Connect partnerships “promote new and effective collaborative approaches, highlighting opportunities for making and experiencing arts within a participatory media and broadcast environment.” The independent evaluation of the Connect project is now available to download and read here . Authored by Dr Ann Light the… Read more

Newlyn Arts Gallery and The Exchange and Penwith Community Radio


Newlyn Arts Gallery and The Exchange is working with Penwith Community Radio to create a series of audio features documenting the gallery’s programme of work by leading regional, national and international contemporary visual artists, including exhibiting artists and curators in conversation and recordings of performance pieces. These pieces will then be available to feature and… Read more

Telling Everyone Project – Doing It Well

Haltwhistle Film Project and Prism Arts are working with a group of adults with learning disabilities at the Hensingham Day Centre in Whitehaven, Cumbria. Following a series of workshops the group will shoot and edit a number of short films about activities at the centre and around Whitehaven. The project will also see a new… Read more

Two Valleys Radio and Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (hcmf//)


Two Valleys Radio and hcmf// jointly presented a community radio broadcast from hcmf// in November 2010 which incorporated two strands: Playback: a group of young people collaborated during 2 days of practical music-making workshops with composer Claudia Molitor in improvising and devising new work, before performing in a live broadcast on Two Valleys Radio during… Read more

Ulfah Arts

A four-minute audio promo for arts and media projects from Ulfah Arts.

Chorlton Arts Radio

Chorlton Arts Radio ran as part of Chorlton Arts Festival 2010 The station was live every day of the festival and promoted Chorlton Arts Festival through interviews, promotion and reviews. We were an additional performance space for the festival and provided a platform for 95 live guests and bands, including a choir of over 20… Read more

Divided We Fall drama on Preston FM


Divided We Fall is an exciting new radio drama serial that looks at the contemporary issues of violent extremism and how young people can get sucked into it. Paralleling the radicalisation of a young Muslim Asian boy (Ibrahim) and a white ex soldier returning from Afghanistan (Jonno), the drama explores what makes people vulnerable to… Read more







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Towards an arts media network

Hi I know there was a lot of interest around a network of community media organisations with a strong interest in arts, experimentation and collaboration. We will further the conversation at this year’s CMA conference on 12th September with a space for informal sharing and discussion. This will take place in two, 45 minute, breakout… Read more

Unglued – A New Radio Drama By Paul Kenny

Like all relationships, it was based on a commonality; a relational glue that binds two people together. For Beth and Stew, it was their daughter ‘Holly’ that was the glue that held the relationship together. But what happens to that relationship when the glue disappears? Did they ever really know each other? Can they survive… Read more

Phonic FM’s Rugby Stories: call to artists (deadline extended)

+ Exeter’s community radio station to commission four audio portraits of the city + Proposals invited from the creative community + A fee of £750 will be paid for each commissioned work This September and October, England will host Rugby World Cup 2015. Three of the tournament’s matches will be played at the Sandy Park… Read more


re.Lit Live! – Monday 1st September 2014, 8-10pm (UK time) at www.radiowildfire.com

It’s the time of year to be gathering in the fruit of the fields and this month there’s a harvest home on Radio Wildfire as we bring together another bumper crop of the best in field recordings from the Midlands and the World – more rich pickings from the UK, US and Canada with brand… Read more


WHOOPI – A NEW ARTS PATRON FOR SWINDON 105.5! It’s been a pretty exciting time recently. After I received a High Sheriff’s Award for many years of work in the local community, next came an ITV Surprise Surprise programme for which I was nominated by my son James. Four teams filmed at the studios for… Read more

East London Radio at the V&A Lates 28th February

EAST LONDON RADIO TO PARTICIPATE IN THE V&A HACKNEY WICK TAKEOVER East London Radio, a community radio station based in Hackney Wick has been selected by the Victoria and Albert museum to take part in their Friday Late event on February 28th. ELR will be broadcasting alongside 100s of local Wick artists the voices and… Read more