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FREE youth taster sessions in Broadcasting, Music, Writing & Tech 
Now is the time to learn new skills, meet other creative people and share your ideas!
We have a limited number of spaces for young people between the ages of 11 and 18 who can join a taster session as part of our Next Generation youth arts and media programmes. 
So register your interest by: Friday 23rd October

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    Courses will be held online.

    Accessibility criteria*

    • Support for visual impairments

    * Other Access Details available on request

    FREE courses for young people from East Leeds this AUTUMN Half Term


    • Each course meets online
    • Sessions are 1 hour long
    • On Friday, October 30th at 3pm everyone can join in the creation of a live broadcast of our radio show and podcast RED KITE.
    And if youth participants are excited about what they try during these half-term taster sessions, they can sign up for our weekly Next Generation Courses in Writing, Music and Broadcasting that begin in early November. 


    More about the three courses: 

    Tues 27th & Thurs 29th / 11am – 12noon / 14+

    Writers are everywhere. And they don’t just write best-selling thrillers. Writers write blogs, diaries, podcasts, film scripts, the stuff you read on the back of cereal packets, poems, teenage fiction, song lyrics, TV soaps, comics and video games. Interested? Come and try your hand.


    Tues 27th, Wed 28th & Thurs 29th / 1pm – 2pm / 11+

    Interested in playing and making music? Want to try making something new? Join us in experimenting with digital rhythms and loops, put words to sounds and sounds to words, and find out about making music shows for radio.


    Tues 27th, Wed 28th & Thurs 29th / 3pm – 4pm / 11+

    Learn the basics of how to prepare for and do an interview for radio, look at how to edit audio and how to help produce a live broadcast. Each day we will interview a special guest about Sports, Food and YouTube Channel Hosting.


    Fri 30th / 11am – 12noon / 11+

    Want to learn about the tech behind a live radio show, podcast or the great sounding audio in video live streams? Join the tech training taster session.


    Register your interest by: Friday 23rd October

    Have a listen to our youth show REDKITE from the sumer: