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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
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
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
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
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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Recordings of the recent Love in Leamington and all that Jazz event are now play-on-demand at www.radiowildfire.com/loveinleam On 12th February, at a sold out event at Leamington Spa library, seven poets performed seven commissioned poems to an original soundtrack by the composer and musician Steve Tromans. Based on an idea by poet Julie Boden, currently… Read more
February, and the wuthering lows of the winds howl throughout the northern hemisphere, but online we’ve got lots of warm words and love to keep us warm. So join us tonight for another unique selection of spoken word, stories, poetry, music, ambience, soundscapes and any and every combination of these live on Radio Wildfire. There’ll… Read more
Interested in arts broadcasting and streaming? Want to know more about how the community media sector is working with artists? Want to meet other artists and broadcasters to exchange ideas? Join the Community Media Association and the Digital Media Centre South Hill Park, in conversation with arts broadcasters including Soundart Radio and Swindon Viewpoint (Britain’s… Read more
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
In October’s re.Lit we’ve got a harvest home with the cream of the crop of wordsmiths, musicians, writers, performers, actors, producers and a magician – and all kinds and any combinations of the above – another unique selection of material newly uploaded to the Radio Wildfire website and sent to us on cd in this… Read more
Date: 8:30-11am, 15 May 2012 Venue: Museum of London 150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN Arts Council England is bringing together the people behind some of London’s most exciting cultural celebrations for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer, in an event at the Museum of London. It’ll be an opportunity to talk to… Read more