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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492 Korna Klub Interactive Community Radio Series

This interactive show aims to encourage listeners actively participate and determine the course of the series by inviting them to communicate with the characters, share their thoughts and opinions and suggest solutions to the ongoing problems and dilemmas after the end of each episode. The show is aired every Friday 4 PM on Galaxy Radio… Read more

RADIO ARTS SHOWCASE April 19th – 27th The Beaney, Canterbury, Kent

RADIO ARTS SHOWCASE April 19th – 27th The Beaney, Canterbury, Kent Radio Arts is an independent artists’ group engaged in experimental broadcasting projects, stemming from our belief in the airwaves as a public space that should be open to all for creative purposes. This exhibition presents an on-site micro-broadcast of newly commissioned works alongside radio… Read more

Art Transmissions: A Community Radio broadcast with a twist. Press your Ear to the Rail

BRFM the community radio station from the Isle of Sheppey has embarked on a unique project to air new broadcasts by three local community groups who have been working with artists to capture the individual sounds of the groups. Working with arts organisation FrancisKnight, ‘Press your Ear to the Rail’ is the first of the… Read more

Events

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

re.Lit Live! – Monday 7th October 2013, 8-10pm (UK time)

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

Arts Council England’s invitation for media to meet London’s 2012 cultural highlights

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