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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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EARCEL is a European Art Radio Creative Exchange Lab, which is hosted by Curious Broadcast based in Dublin. This is an intensive learning and exchange lab between five European art radio stations, to develop and share programming ideas and practices both as radio art practitioners and collaborative community based broadcasters, leading to a better understanding… Read more
May 4th-26th sees the 47th annual Brighton Festival – a three week celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art and film that takes place across Brighton & Hove. This year the Guest Artistic Director is children’s author, broadcaster and former Children’s Laureate, Michael Rosen, making his own special mark on the Festival. RadioReverb, Brighton’s local community… Read more
Artists and Trainers – Call for Expressions of Interest Heads Together Productions http://headstogether.org/ is putting a call out for people interested in delivering training for our community radio projects; ELFM in East Leeds http://www.elfm.co.uk, and Two Valleys Radio in Kirklees http://www.twovalleysradio.co.uk With both community radio projects developing strongly and with new opportunities on offer for both;… 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
Happy Birthday to us! Happy Birthday to us! Happy Birthday Soundart Radio, Happy Birthday to us! We can hardly believe we’ve been going for 5 years this weekend. Help us celebrate on Saturday night with a Dartington College of Arts themed event in studio 3, Dartington, where so many great bands formed, and where we… 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