Basic FM Seeking audio artists and radio makers

We are looking for people to get involved in basic.fm Do you have a great idea for a show? Do you have original ideas that you want to put across to a wider audience in a groundbreaking context? Imagine basic.fm as a digital, creative, space that you can visit, walk around, and engage with new… Read more

Connect: Arts and Community Media partnerships

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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

Community media as a platform for the voluntary arts and crafts

The Community Media Association has been working with Voluntary Arts Network to produce information about the community media sector for their members, who include local, regional and national groups of voluntary arts practitioners. This has resulted in the production of a VAN briefing on community media. The Voluntary Arts Network website describes their briefings as… Read more

Community Media Association Arts Strategy 2010 – 2012

The Community Media Association is currently coordinating a two-year project focusing on establishing creative and enduring collaborations between the arts and the community media sector. Enhancing participation and engagement in the arts by reaching out to wider audiences through community media and encouraging arts content through these mediums. Community media is a fast growing sector… Read more

Arts in Community Radio

Community radio is not-for-profit broadcasting, owned and run by local people, usually run on a voluntary basis, and committed to social gain and accessibility. The first 15 full time community radio  stations were granted a licence in 2001, there are now over 200 stations across the UK. Many community radio stations are working with arts… Read more

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Theatre Group group are going to perform a Christmas special radio play live on air at BRFM Bridge radio

For the third year running on 15th of December after 8.00 pm. a local Theatre Group to BRFM Bridge Radio from the Isle of Sheppey Kent Called the Muddlarks Theatre Group will be performing A Christmas special radio play live on The Daniel Monday Night Community Show at BRFM. The Muddlarks have been working for… Read more

Art Transmission BRFM Bridge radio exhibition – All welcome!

Art Transmission will be exhibiting in POP – 64-66 High Street, Chatham, Kent from Thursday 25th Sept – Saturday 4th Oct (Exhibition open 25th, 26th, 27th September and 2nd, 3rd and 4th October. 12-6pm Exhibition closes at 2.00pm on 4th October) The exhibition is a culmination of Art Transmission that took place from September 2013… Read more

BLACK DOGS : GUIDED GOITSIDE Modulate 2014

BLACK DOGS : GUIDED GOITSIDE Saturday 20 September 2014 Delius Arts & Cultural Centre, 29 Great Horton Road Bradford Doors 7pm, broadcast 7.30pm Tickets £5 Black Dogs will present Guided Goitside an iteration of their latest project that explores and reflects on Bradford’s countercultural history, present and future. Part of a Recon event with Juxtavoices… Read more

Events

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!

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