Red Kite: Sounds of Our City, Talking to Buildings and Leeds Lit Fest
Fri 19th Feb '21, 5:00pm
We explore a museum exhibit about sounds of Leeds, preview the Leeds Literature Festival, do a surreal interview with the Chapel FM Arts Centre (yes, the building itself!) and more
Red Kite: Performances in Lockdown
Fri 5th Feb '21, 5:00pm
This week we're joined by dancer Mlindi Kulashe talking about missing the stage during lockdown, radio maker Verity Watts, a commentary on Capt. Sir Tom Moore and more.
Red Kite: Inauguration Special
Fri 22nd Jan '21, 5:00pm
We share reflections on the recent American Presidential Inauguration, talk about public art in East Leeds with Claire Irving and investigate some marvellous audio arts.
Red Kite: Christmas Special
Fri 18th Dec '20, 5:00pm
We end this year like no other with messages for the year 2070, stories about other people's moms, adventurous music, a visit to Grimsdyke School and more.
Red Kite: Musicathon 2020 Preview – Talking to Boy Dirt Car in the United States
Thu 10th Dec '20, 1:00pm
The young broadcasters from Red Kite are joined by musician Darren Brown of the U.S. band "Boy Dirt Car" from Minneapolis to talk about their appearance in Chapel FM's Musicathon.
Red Kite: Musicathon Preview and The Fellowship of Questions
Fri 4th Dec '20, 5:00pm
Join us for a preview of 24-hour Musicathon, a conversation about the "Fellowship of Questions," an interview with writer and performer Jimmy Andrex and more...
Hyde Park Unity Pantomime
Mon 30th Nov '20, 6:00pm
We talk with some of the creators of the Hyde Park Unity Pantomime, Ruth Lodge, Freya Linden, Felipe and Lenka about the 21st annual production, the Hyper Hyde Park Space.
Red Kite: What’s Your Quirk?
Fri 20th Nov '20, 5:00pm
Young people of East Leeds talk about "finding your quirk," share writings on the theme of water, talk with creator of the Youtube channel "Yorkshire's Hidden History," and more...
Remembrance Day 2020: A Conversation with Neil Obbard
Sun 8th Nov '20, 1:00pm
East Leeds FM talks with Neil Obbard of Missional Youth Church about his projects in Seacroft, his experiences in the military and the importance of Remembrance Day.
Red Kite: Halloween and Bonfire Night Special
Fri 30th Oct '20, 3:00pm
Join us for a special Halloween + Bonfire Night 2020 episode of Red Kite created by the young musicians, writers and broadcasters during the October half-term.
Red Kite: Talking about Democracy, Voting and the Upcoming American Election
Tue 27th Oct '20, 12:00pm
One week before a historic election across the sea, in the United States, ELFM talks with Americans abroad Judith Sullivan and Fred Sprague about what might happen...
Red Kite Bonus Episode: Love Arts Happenings
Sun 18th Oct '20, 2:00pm
We talk with Love Arts director Tom Bailey and artist Sandy Holden about the feast of arts & wellbeing events happening this month in Leeds.
Red Kite Bonus Episode: Talking about the U.S. Election
Mon 12th Oct '20, 7:00pm
Sharon Manitta from Democrats Abroad UK talks with young East Leeds FM broadcasters Kane Gapik and Sam Armitage.
Red Kite Bonus Episode: How Can Cities Change After Covid? – Leeds and Chicago
Fri 9th Oct '20, 4:00pm
Chicago architecture writer Lee Bey talks with ELFM resident urban geographer Rachael Unsworth and Chapel FM's Tony Macaluso about what connects Leeds & Chicago.
Red Kite Bonus Episode: “Sounds of Lockdown” Project from Space2
Fri 2nd Oct '20, 4:00pm
The Red Kite is joined by Michelle Scally Clarke, Carine Bosse and Kevin Hickson talking about their project to gather sounds, stories, embroidery and other lockdown creations.
Red Kite Bonus Episode: Leeds Town Hall – Live Concerts Return
Sun 13th Sep '20, 1:00pm
We speak with Leeds City Organist about the return of live music with an audience in Leeds Town Hall and the upcoming post-covid lockdown performance on September 14.
Red Kite Bonus Episode: Talking to Pigeons
Fri 4th Sep '20, 4:00pm
Enchanting encounters with pigeons around Leeds Kirkgate Market and beyond plus a conversation about making art during lockdown with the White Horse Project in Lancashire.
Red Kite Bonus Episode: Leeds West Indian Carnival 2020
Fri 28th Aug '20, 6:00pm
A preview of the 53rd annual Leeds West Indian Carnival, happening (online!) Sunday, August 30 and Monday, August 31.
Red Kite Bonus Episode – Youth Radio Theatre from Leeds Playhouse New Views
Fri 21st Aug '20, 7:45pm
Red Kite from Chapel FM Arts Centre is pleased to present a pair of radio dramas created in partnership with Leeds Playhouse's New Views youth playwriting project.
Red Kite Episode 3 Chapter 4: Young Broadcasters
Fri 21st Aug '20, 7:00pm
Stories of talking to pigeons in Kirkgate Market, travelling to Africa with a Healthy Holidays group in Holbeck and a special time travel feature to the year 2070.
Red Kite Episode 3 Chapter 3: Next Gen Musicians
Fri 21st Aug '20, 6:00pm
Explorations of music from the edges, an open mic, the otherworldly Sun Ra and more.
Red Kite Episode 3 Chapter 2: New youth broadcasters
Fri 21st Aug '20, 5:00pm
Conversations about going back to school, Deer Shed Music Festival, rap music and more.
Red Kite Episode 3 Chapter 1: Young Writers
Fri 21st Aug '20, 4:00pm
Exploring the edges of our city and the world with the young writers from Chapel FM Arts Centre.
Red Kite Episode 2 Chapter 4: Next Gen Broadcasters
Fri 14th Aug '20, 6:15pm
We talk with Claude Hendrickson from Leeds West Indian Centre, broadcasters Phil Driscoll and Paul McKendrick and present the 2nd Leeds Playhouse New Views youth radio drama.
Red Kite Episode 2 Chapter 3: Young Musicians
Fri 14th Aug '20, 5:45pm
Our young musicians explore the questions of "what is music?" and "where is the edge between music and sounds?" Black Lives Matter, Pauline Oliveros, hearing weird noises and more.
Red Kite Episode 2 Chapter 2: Next Generation Broadcasters
Fri 14th Aug '20, 4:45pm
Stories from our walk in the wild along the Wykebeck and conversations about Black Lives Matter and other youth happenings in Leeds in the summer of 2020.
Red Kite Episode 2 Chapter 1: Young Writers
Fri 14th Aug '20, 4:00pm
The Chapel FM young writers explore what's happening at the edges... of our city, of perception, of society and more.
Red Kite Episode 1 Chapter 4: Leeds Playhouse Youth Radio Theatre
Fri 7th Aug '20, 7:00pm
We finish episode 1 of Red Kite with the first of several new radio dramas written by young playwright Molly Hargreave and more interviews by Chapel FM young broadcasters.
Red Kite Episode 1 Chapter 3: Next Gen Young Musicians
Fri 7th Aug '20, 6:00pm
Stories of exploring music and finding new sources of inspiration during this year of Coronavirus Lockdown from Chapel FM's young music group.
Red Kite Episode 1 Chapter 2: Next Gen Youth Broadcasters
Fri 7th Aug '20, 5:00pm
Interviews with our "correspondent abroad" Jordan in Greece, Francesca Wood from Healthy Holidays and our youth broadcasters talk about their passion for music, festivals and more.
Red Kite Episode 1 Chapter 1: Young Writers
Fri 7th Aug '20, 4:00pm
Young writers from Leeds explore what it means to be on the edges of things. Plus a ramble in the urban wild of the Wyke Beck.