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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
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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The SoundArt Show is looking for submissions for 2014. Please send Audio in .wav or .mp3 format via email or dropbox – or a link to your work on soundcloud or other playable device, including; Title: Date: Artist(s) name: to ckearns [at] live [dot] co [dot] uk The SoundArt Show on BCB 106.6 fm is… Read more
OPEN CALL to arts organisations and community broadcasters (England only) As part of our Arts programme ABC 2012 – 2014 Community Media Association invites community broadcasters and arts organisations in England working together to submit project proposals to Modulate 2014. Accepted models of arts broadcast, as presented by mainstream media, are usually set in a… Read more
Broadcast Conversations. In November 2013 members of Community Media Association (CMA) met with members of National Operatic Dramatic Association (NODA) This meeting was part of the Broadcast Conversations series which brings arts broadcasters together to discuss areas of arts practice across community media platforms. Attending were a representatives from community radio, amateur theatre, operatic societies,… 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
“GET UP, STAND UP” Turning Young People into Leaders through the Arts Organised by Dr Nathalie Teitler Friday, October 28th – 09.00 to 16.00 Building bridges between the worlds of activism, art and politics to make young people the heart of their communities and leaders of positive change Putting Creativity at the Heart of Young… Read more