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Keeping a Distance, Staying Close #47

Fri 5th Jun '20, 10:00am

Join Johnny Hall and Linda for a brand new episode of Keeping a Distance, Staying Close as they bring an end to the week.

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Wordybirds June 5, 2020 – Part 1

Fri 5th Jun '20, 11:00am

Rachael Unsworth, from Leeds City Walking Tours, reads John Clare’s eloquent and moving poem, The Nightingale’s Nest.

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Wordybirds June 5, 2020 – Part 2

Fri 5th Jun '20, 12:00pm

Rachael Unsworth reads from Aldo Leopold’s vivid nature writing.

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Talking to the Wider World: Yorkshire – Louise Houghton creator of Yorkshire Bylines

Fri 5th Jun '20, 12:30pm

Talking about the creation of a new, independent online newspaper with founder Louise Houghton.

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Community Conversation #30 Emily Dear Future You

Fri 5th Jun '20, 12:00am

Listen in to Community Conversations as we chat to Emily and she explains how she has taken part in the Dear Future You project

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Keeping a Distance, Staying Close #46

Thu 4th Jun '20, 10:00am

Join Elliott and John for a brand new episode of Keeping a Distance, Staying Close. With special guest host Johnny Hall.

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Wordybirds June 4, 2020 – Part 1

Thu 4th Jun '20, 11:00am

Nicky Bray gives us a song, Too Many Chords. And a short fiction from Neville Judson, Little Angels.

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Wordybirds June 4, 2020 – Part 2

Thu 4th Jun '20, 12:30pm

Paul McKendrick, of music fame, turns his hand to the pen with Pooh Has a Spot of Bother, a wry modern take on the classic A.A.Milne.

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Sian Ashby- Living Room Concert

Wed 3rd Jun '20, 11:00am

Sian Ashby, Chapel FM's Music Worker, playing some covers on guitar.

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Keeping a Distance, Staying Close #45

Wed 3rd Jun '20, 10:00am

Join Charlotte and John for a brand new episode of Keeping a Distance, Staying Close.

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Talking to the Wider World: London – Clare Patey from the Empathy Museum

Wed 3rd Jun '20, 12:30pm

The Empathy Museum explores what connects us. Its director Clare Patey shares some of her visions and hopes for the future, post coronavirus lockdown.

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Wordybirds June 3, 2020 – Part 1

Wed 3rd Jun '20, 11:00am

Jimmy Andrex gives us a take on the poet Pam Ayres in his series Vox Pop about poets of the Seventies.

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Wordybirds June 3, 2020 – Part 2

Wed 3rd Jun '20, 12:00pm

James Fernie reads the poignant poem, The First Dream, by Billy Collins. And Pam Hilton reads two poems, Cripplesyke and Bronte Bridge, by York poet, Pauline Kirk.

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Community Conversation #29 Katie B&R group

Wed 3rd Jun '20, 12:00am

Katie talks about her involvement with the Burmantofts and Richmond hill community group and what they have been doing during lockdown

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Curiosity Cats #11: The Covid Diaries Project

Tue 2nd Jun '20, 11:00am

An inventive project to gather submissions from people in Leeds about experiences during Coronavirus lockdown. We speak with Aisling Ramshaw from CEG and Councillor Fiona Venner.

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Wordybirds June 2, 2020 – Part 1

Tue 2nd Jun '20, 11:00am

Pearls of Wisdom, a story by Roz Kendall, and Continuity, a poem by Pauline Kirk read by our reader-in-chief Pam Hilton.

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Wordbybirds June 2, 2020 – Part 2

Tue 2nd Jun '20, 12:30pm

Rachael Unsworth from Leeds City Walking Tours reads a favourite extract from the writings of Aldo Leopold, the great environmental author, about Canada Geese.

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Keeping a Distance, Staying Close #44

Tue 2nd Jun '20, 10:00am

Join Jamie and Linda for a brand new episode of Keeping a Distance, Staying Close as they kick off the week.

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Love the Words #98

Tue 2nd Jun '20, 5:30pm

Seni Seneviratne conjures up her family's past in Holbeck, plus The Writing Squad under lockdown and Otley Folk Festival online.

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The Leeds Irish Music Programme #1

Tue 2nd Jun '20, 6:30pm

Part 1 of series looking at Irish music in Leeds and Back Home, with Owen Spafford.

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Keeping a Distance, Staying Close #43

Mon 1st Jun '20, 10:00am

Join Rachel and Linda for a brand new episode of Keeping a Distance, Staying Close as they kick off the week.

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From the Potting Shed #5

Mon 1st Jun '20, 11:00am

Why you might not be needing one of these any more. No-dig growing with lashings of compost

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Left of Leeds #47

Mon 1st Jun '20, 8:00pm

Recorded from the comfort of his dining room... John presents the next episode of "Left of Leeds" featuring part of a live set recorded at the Hyde Park Book Club for Fusebox...

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Wordybirds June 30, 2020 – Part 1

Mon 1st Jun '20, 11:00am

Rachael Unsworth reads To a Skylark by PB Shelley, and Irene Lofthouse returns with Gabriel.

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Wordybirds June 1, 2020 – Part 1

Mon 1st Jun '20, 11:00am

Raining in Morecambe, a poem from Chris Deering, and Little Read Riding Hood by Neville Judson, read by Irene Lofthouse.

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Wordybirds June 1, 2020 – Part 2

Mon 1st Jun '20, 12:00pm

Short stories by Steve Clarkson and Tom Sharpe from the fabulous Leeds writing project Found Fiction, read by Calum Shikel.

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Talking to the Wider World: Sheffield – George Bancroft from Sheffield Childrens Hospital

Mon 1st Jun '20, 12:30pm

George Bancroft from the Genetics Lab at Sheffield Children's Hospital.

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The Sunday Service #8

Sun 31st May '20, 10:00am

Join ELFM for the Sunday Service for Pentecost with Reverend Helen White, Minister of Seacroft Methodist Church and Reverend Dominic Moghal from St James Church

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Pick of the Week #7

Sat 30th May '20, 10:00am

A selection of some of the best bits from the week starting May 25th 2020.

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Over To You… #9

Sat 30th May '20, 4:30pm

Join Linda Sage for some more requests and dedications for all you fantastic people in the community.