Archive: Highlights from Sunday 17th June 2012

There are lots of activities taking place around the country today to get you into the mood for Refugee Week.

In Birmingham – Celebrating Sanctuary: Let’s Do Lunch! takes place at All Saints Church Centre, Birmingham, B14 7RA – a meal open to all

In London, Celebrating Sanctuary takes place on the South Bank from 2pm until 7pm

And there are many more – check the Refugee Week website for details of events near you.

If you can’t get to any of the events, you could join in by listening to some of the programmes available on community and specialist radio across the UK. Click here to see which are taking part in Refugee Week.

NB: Programmes and details are subject to change without notice.


listenc   3.00pm   BCfmVoice of Sudan


listenc   2.00pm   Negat Radio (Embrace UK) on Spectrum Radio Network


listenc  8.00pm   BBC Radio Humberside – Alan Raw presents a special Refugee Week edition of BBC Introducing


listenc  8.00pm   Refugee Radio on Radio Reverb in Brighton


NB: the links may be live before and/or after the actual Refugee Week programmes. Please note also that Refugee Week Radio is not responsible for material broadcast on other radio stations.

Refugee Documentary from Nomad Radio

This audio documentary for Refugee Week is from Nomad Radio.

Presenter Amina Ahmed with some facts about refugees and about Somalis in Britain – she also talks to Somali members of the public on topics including whether they feel torn between two cultures, whether they consider themselves a refugee and what difficulties they encountered when they first came to the UK. Produced by Abdul Adan.

~ Refugee Documentary from Nomad Radio (MP3 – 10′ 21″)

The documentary is available to play on community radio stations in a non-profit way, crediting the contributors and Nomad Radio.

The Truth About Asylum – documentary from Your Preston FM

The Truth About Asylum is an audio documentary from Your Preston FM, the community radio station for Preston and South Ribble in Lancashire.

In the documentary, asylum seekers and refugees living in Preston and elsewhere in Lancashire explore how the journey of seeking asylum doesn’t end with arrival in a new country. The documentary includes real accounts of asylum seekers who have travelled to the UK, plus interviews with representatives of organisations working with asylum seekers and refugees in Lancashire.

~ The Truth About Asylum (MP3 – 42′ 59″)

The Truth About Asylum forms part of the station’s “Preston and Beyond” project, which was funded by UKAid from the Department for International Development.

Camden Community Radio – What’s On Refugee Week edition

Members of Camden Community Radio produce a weekly What’s On podcast which can be heard via their website.

Click on the link below for the What’s On for week beginning 20th June, with information on Refugee Week events in Camden and the North London area.

~ Camden Community Radio What’s On – week beginning 20th June (MP3 – 7′ 09″)

Sunday 26th June 2011

On the final day of Refugee Week, click here for details of events and activities around the country.

On air today we have programmes from Bollington, London and Brighton.
NB: Programmes and details are subject to change without notice.


listenc  8.00am   Sunday Breakfast Show on Canalside Community Radio in Bollington
With Bonnie Allaby


listenc   1.00pm   Tikkun Spectrum (Jewish) on Spectrum Radio Network
A special Refugee Week programme including: Freddie Barshak discussing the Anschluss; Marion Milliband’s past; philosopher Norman Bright – plus Chassidic, Yiddish and Hebrew music culminating with Chazanut from Cantor Braun.


listenc  2.00pm   Negat Radio (Embrace UK) on Spectrum Radio Network
This week’s topic is female genital mutilation (FGM).


listenc  4.00pm   London Bangla Programme on Spectrum Radio Network
In Bengali language.


listenc   4.00pm   Culture Vulture, from Lol on Betar Bangla, London
 


listenc 7.00pm  Celebrating Sanctuary from SOAS Radio in London
Voices from musicians and other participants at this year’s Celebrating Sanctuary festival in London last weekend, recorded by reporters from SOAS Radio


listenc  8.00pm   Refugee Radio on Radio Reverb in Brighton
Special report: Burma 2011. Zoya Phan is a Karen refugee from Burma. She is a human-rights activist and writer, the author of Little Daughter: A Memoir of Survival in Burma and the West. She talks to Refugee Radio about her life and work. Click here to listen again from the Refugee Radio website.


Plus
listenc   7.30pm onwards   Camden Unlocked from Camden Community Radio, London
Special Refugee Week edition.


NB: the links may be live before and/or after the actual Refugee Week programmes. Please note also that Refugee Week Radio is not responsible for material broadcast on other radio stations.

Saturday 25th June 2011

Check out the Refugee Week Events Calendar to find out what is happening around the country today.

On air today we have programmes from Glasgow and London
NB: Programmes and details are subject to change without notice.


listenc 10.00am   Africa Live on Awaz FM in Glasgow


listenc 11.00am   Saturday Late Breakfast on Awaz FM in Glasgow


listenc   5.00pm   Camden Unlocked from Camden Community Radio, London
Special Refugee Week edition.


listenc  6.00pm   Refugee Week SpecialWomen’s Radio Group/Desi Radio
Features and interviews from members of Women’s Radio Group and trainees on the Desi Radio PEARLS course.


NB: the links may be live before and/or after the actual Refugee Week programmes. Please note also that Refugee Week Radio is not responsible for material broadcast on other radio stations.

Friday 24th June 2011

Check out the Refugee Week Events Calendar to find out what is happening around the country today.

On air today we have programmes from Norwich, Peterborough, Bradford, Brighton and London
NB: Programmes and details are subject to change without notice.


listenc  10am   Community Chest on Future Radio in Norwich
 


pborofmlistenc 10.00am The Daily Brunch on Peterborough FM in Peterborough
With Refugee Week guests and interviews


listenc 1.00pm   Refugee Week Finale on BCB Radio in Bradford
Live outside broadcast from the Refugee Week Finale at Bradford Urban Garden

listenc  4.00pm  Drive Time on BCB Radio in Bradford
With Refugee Week reports.


listenc  4.00pm   Refugee Radio on Radio Reverb in Brighton
First broadcast on Sunday 19th June


listenc  6.00pm   ILC Tamil on Spectrum Radio Network
In Tamil language.


listenb   7.00pm  This is Refugee Week from London Link Radio/Refugee Week Radio
A roundup and preview of Refugee Week activities and events, plus stories from around the world.


NB: the links may be live before and/or after the actual Refugee Week programmes. Please note also that Refugee Week Radio is not responsible for material broadcast on other radio stations.