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Talking to the Wider World: The Performance Ensemble’s Bus Pass Project

Tue 30th Jun '20, 12:00pm

Alison Andrews and Helen Thompson from the Performance Ensemble discuss their project to gather 1,001 stories by older Leeds residents by 2023 for an epic bus-based theatre event.

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Talking to the Wider World: Rob Kilner on his Workers Lunchtime micro adventure project

Mon 29th Jun '20, 12:30pm

Leeds tour guide and creator of the Workers Lunchtime project shares his thoughts on ways of exploring the city around us.

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Talking to the Wider World: York – Nick Rowe from Converge

Tue 23rd Jun '20, 12:00pm

Nick Rowe, from Converge at York St John University which provides courses for adults who use mental health services, discusses how coronavirus has changed their approach.

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Talking to the Wider World: Chicago – Journalist Rick Kogan

Mon 22nd Jun '20, 12:30pm

Chicago Tribune journalist shares stories on coronavirus, Black Lives Matter and more from the United States.

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Talking to the Wider World: Keranjeet Kaur Virdee from South Asian Arts-UK

Fri 19th Jun '20, 12:00pm

Keran Kaur Virdee from South Asian Arts UK on their all-night Summer Solstice Concert

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Talking to the Wider World: Josie Bevan, creator of the radio series Prison Bag – Part 2

Mon 15th Jun '20, 12:30pm

The second part of our discussion with Josie Bevan, whose bold radio series Prison Bag explores the experience of having a family member in prison.

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Talking to the Wider World: Josie Bevan, creator of the radio series Prison Bag – Part 1

Mon 15th Jun '20, 12:30pm

We talk with Josie Bevan, whose bold radio series Prison Bag explores the experience of having a family member in prison.

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Talking to the Wider World: Oxford – Jeremy Spafford from the Old Oxford Fire Station

Fri 12th Jun '20, 12:30pm

A discussion about re-imagining the role of a community arts centre after the coronavirus lockdown.

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Talking to the Wider World: Roscommon, Ireland – Margaret McHugh from RosFM radio

Wed 10th Jun '20, 12:30pm

We chat with a sister community radio station in central Ireland about the challenges and new ways of thinking provoked by coronavirus lockdown.

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Talking to the Wider World: Yorkshire – Grace Pritchard from Yorkshire Bylines

Mon 8th Jun '20, 12:30pm

We hear from one of the journalists of the new online independent newspaper about her recent coronavirus lockdown stories.

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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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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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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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Talking to the Wider World: Leeds City Museums – Curator Marek Romaniszyn

Tue 19th May '20, 12:30pm

How your everyday objects from life during the coronavirus lockdown can become part of history and enter the Leeds City Museums archives.

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Talking to the Wider World: Yorkshire – radio producer Verity Watts

Mon 18th May '20, 12:30pm

Stories about making artistic radio and running a Yorkshire wool shop with former East Leeds FM Broadcasting Arts Worker Verity Watts.

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Talking to the Wider World: London – Ryan Baulk, NHS staff and former Chapel FM broadcasting worker

Wed 6th May '20, 12:30pm

We catch up with our former colleague and friend Ryan Baulk about his experiences working for the NHS in London during the coronavirus lockdown and East Leeds memories.

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Talking to the Wider World: Bradford – Bradford Community Broadcasting with Mary Dowson and Banaris Iqbal

Wed 29th Apr '20, 12:30pm

We chat about the challenges and meaningfulness of community broadcasting in this time of coronavirus with friends our kindred community radio station nearby in Bradford.

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Talking to the Wider World: Chicago – Sally Timms from The Mekons

Tue 28th Apr '20, 12:30pm

Reflecting on music and more in the time of coronavirus, Sally Timms of the Mekons speaks with East Leeds FM from her home in Chicago.

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Talking to the Wider World: Leeds – Daniel Kristoff, Clayton Hotel

Thu 23rd Apr '20, 11:30am

Daniel Kristoff is running 5K every day to raise money for two local charities.

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Talking to the Wider World: London – Angela Federico from East London Radio

Wed 22nd Apr '20, 11:30am

Radio + podcast host, t-shirt designer and community arts worker Angela Federico shares stories of coronavirus projects happening in London.

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Talking to the Wider World: Scunthorpe – David Plumtree from Cafe Indie

Tue 21st Apr '20, 11:30am

Stories about how a weird and wonderful DIY cafe, job training centre and performance venue in Lincolnshire is adapting to our changing world.

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Talking to the Wider World: Fife, Scotland – K107 Community Radio

Mon 20th Apr '20, 11:30am

Sharing tales about life in the time of coronavirus with Mark from a sister community radio station in Kirkcaldy, Scotland.

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Talking to the Wider World: Berlin – Stefan Brün from the Prop Thtr

Fri 17th Apr '20, 11:30am

Tales about how the coronavirus is shaping daily life in Berlin and Chicago.

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Talking to the Wider World: Calderdale – Joanne Rogers from Phoenix FM radio

Thu 16th Apr '20, 11:30am

Sharing notes on community responses to coronavirus with Phoenix FM radio in Calderdale, Yorkshire.

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Talking to the Wider World: Newcastle – Poppy Crawshaw of Woven Nest Theatre

Mon 13th Apr '20, 11:30am

Theatre artist Poppy Crawshaw, part of the UNION Northern School for Creativity and Activism, talks about her recent projects and life in the time of coronavirus.

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Talking to the Wider World: New Zealand – Sharon

Sat 11th Apr '20, 11:30am

ELFM host chats with Sharon about the New Zealand reaction to coronavirus

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Talking to the Wider World: Tintwistle, Derbyshire – Tony Price on the Virtual Pub

Fri 10th Apr '20, 11:30am

Linda Sage learns about how the Bull's Head Pub is operating virtually in coronavirus times.

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Talking to the Wider World: Lincolnshire – Suzie Sparkles from Gravity FM

Wed 8th Apr '20, 11:30am

Sharing notes on running community radio in the time of coronavirus with Gravity FM in Grantham, Lincolnshire.

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Bologna, Italy – Luca Lovisetto from Radio Citta del Capo

Fri 27th Mar '20, 11:30am

Chapel FM's Next Generation Broadcasting youth group talk with one of our community radio peers in Italy, Luca Lovisetto from Radio Città del Capo, about the Corona Virus.