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Bluecoat announce 2019 programme

Bluecoat Exhibition & Residency Highlights 2019 In 2019 Bluecoat, Liverpool’s Centre for the Contemporary Arts, will launch a series of exhibitions, residencies and events looking to the future of artistic practice. Highlights include a major new exhibition with American artist Alexis Teplin, solo exhibitions with Shezad Dawood and Grace Ndiritu and the group exhibition Survey […] The post Bluecoat announce 2019 programme appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Bluecoat, Bluecoat Liverpool, Shezad Dawood, Contemporary Arts, Alexis Teplin, Grace Ndiritu


Liverpool Everyman Theatre to host the national Fantastic for Families Awards 2019

Liverpool Everyman Theatre to host the national Fantastic for Families Awards 2019 The UK’s most family-friendly arts and cultural organisations will be recognised at the national Fantastic for Families Awards ceremony at Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre on 11 th February 2019. 24 arts and cultural organisations have been shortlisted for the Awards, for their outstanding contribution […] The post Liverpool Everyman Theatre to host the national Fantastic for Families Awards 2019 appeared first on Art...
Tags: Art, UK, News, Top, Liverpool, Everyman, Family Arts, Liverpool Everyman Theatre


Broadway Bill Lee to appear at Imaging Days 2019

The Imaging Days conference is returning for 2019, with New York radio DJ and presenter Broadway Bill Lee lined up for a session. The conference will be at a new location for its return after a two-year break, and introducing a new Jingle Network Ball feature for attendees to gain work contacts. The Imaging Days will be on October 7th and 8th 2019 in Amsterdam and has also secured the services of Kiss 108 Imaging Director Jeff Berlin, Sven Of Dongen from SLAM!, Guido Sprenger from NPO Radio 2...
Tags: New York, London, Top, Events, Industry, Radio, Amsterdam, James Lawson, Production News, Guido Sprenger, NPO Radio, Broadway Bill Lee, The Imaging Days, Jingle Network Ball, Jeff Berlin Sven Of Dongen, Radio Imaging Library


Brett Spencer joins Bauer Media from BBC Radio

The BBC’s former digital editor for its popular music stations, Brett Spencer, is heading to One Golden Square as Digital Content Director. It’s a newly-created role, which will see him ‘focus on extending IP audience reach and engagement on digital platforms, while leading the radio and IP audio digital content strategy across the portfolio’. Bauer’s national brands include Kiss, Absolute, Magic, Hits Radio, Greatest Hits, Jazz FM and the soon-to-launch Scala Radio. The group also operates l...
Tags: Top, Bbc, People, Radio, North, Hyde Park, Alerts, Brett, Bauer, BBC Radio, Midlands, Golden Square, Bauer Media, BBC Radio 2, Dee Ford, BBC Three Counties Radio


Bauer to launch classical station Scala Radio

Simon Mayo is returning to daily radio with Bauer from 4th March as host of mid mornings on a new classical music station called Scala Radio. The station will be the first national classical station in nearly 30 years and is set to challenge Classic FM. RadioToday understands it will broadcast on the SDL national DAB multiplex, replacing Heat Radio. Bauer says the station will bring together “familiar masters along with fresh and exciting new classical pieces” and will be “presented with an i...
Tags: UK, Top, Global, Industry, Radio, LBC, CBBC, Chris Rogers, Mozart, Alerts, Bauer, Scala, Holst, Bauer Media, Simon Mayo, Mark Kermode


Controller of Radio 4 Gwyneth Williams to leave the BBC

Gwyneth Williams, Controller of Radio 4 and 4 Extra, is to leave the corporation after joining 43 years ago. Gwyneth first worked as a talks writer at the World Service, later becoming Head of Radio Current Affairs and Director of BBC World Service English before being appointed Controller of Radio 4 in September 2010. Tony Hall, Director-General, says: “It’s hard to overstate Gwyneth’s contribution to the BBC and our audiences – few can match her achievements. From her time in Current Affai...
Tags: Top, Bbc, People, Radio, South Africa, James Purnell, Bob Shennan, BBC World Service, Bbc Radio 4, Alerts, BBC Radio, World Service, Gwyneth, Controller of Radio, Gwyneth Williams, Radio and Music


BBC launches the Rachael Bland New Podcast Award

A new award, named in honour of 5 Live presenter and podcaster Rachael Bland, is looking for the next new, passionate and distinctive voices in podcasting. Entries for The Rachael Bland New Podcast Award open today, Monday 21 January, and BBC Radio 5 Live will produce a pilot series of the winning podcast to showcase on BBC Sounds. Rachael was the creator of You, Me and The Big C, the award-winning podcast she presented with Lauren Mahon and Deborah James, and has won praise for tackling the ...
Tags: UK, Podcasts, Top, Bbc, Industry, Radio, BBC Radio, Rachael, Deborah James, Bbc Radio 5 Live, Jonathan Wall, Lauren Mahon, Rachael Bland, Heidi Dawson, Mike Holt Rachael, Steve Bland Rachael


heat radio to be removed from SDL national DAB mux

Bauer is taking heat Radio off national DAB and removing presenters, turning it into an online-only non-stop music station. In a statement to RadioToday, a Bauer spokesperson confirmed the move and added: “heat radio continues to evolve as part of Bauer Radio’s IP broadcast strategy, which sees the team focus on a number of IP audio brand extensions of the master brand heat radio, to meet the needs of younger audiences which will sit alongside the magazine and heatworld website. “In addition...
Tags: Top, Digital, Industry, Radio, Digital Radio, Alerts, Bauer, Rajar, Heat Radio, Arqiva, Simon Mayo, Bauer Radio, Chris Younie


Access all areas for the next generation of diverse radio talent

Event review: Over 250 people attended a Radio Masterclass event on Wednesday 16 January, focussed on providing support and advice for young people especially from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds. Live from the BBC’s iconic Radio Theatre in Broadcasting House, the first Creative Access Masterclass of 2019 featured a panel of dynamic young radio professionals sharing insight, practical tips and advice with a full house of guests brimming with enthusiasm. Creative Access pro...
Tags: Google, London, Top, Events, Bbc, Industry, Radio, Ben Cooper, Josh, Joey, BBC Radio, Broadcasting House, BAME, Radiocentre, Siobhan Kenny, Neev


Jacob Rees-Mogg to present weekly show on LBC

Jacob Rees-Mogg MP is joining the presenting team at LBC to host a new Friday evening show, starting today (18th January). The MP for North East Somerset will take calls around the biggest stories of the day in a 60-minute programme. The show will be broadcast live every Friday at 6pm from LBC’s studios in London, as well as from locations across the UK. The new programme follows the success of Rees-Mogg’s live half-hour phone-in, every fortnight during Nick Ferrari at Breakfast. Launched la...
Tags: UK, London, Top, People, Radio, LBC, Programmes, Brexit, Jacob Rees-Mogg, Nick Ferrari, On Air, North East Somerset, Rees Mogg, James Rea, OnTheRadio


BBC’s Deputy Director-General Anne Bulford exits

Anne Bulford, the BBC’s Deputy Director-General, has decided to leave the BBC in the spring of 2019 to pursue a portfolio of non-executive roles. The Director-General and the BBC Board have thanked her for her work since 2013. As Deputy Director-General, Anne was responsible for all the finance, HR, legal, risk and technology (design and engineering) functions of the BBC. In addition she managed strategy, marketing and audience activities, as well as serving on the board of Children in Need. ...
Tags: Top, Bbc, People, Radio, Tony Hall, Anne Bulford, Alerts, Anne, Tony, BBC Board, Ministry of Justice The BBC


Chris Burns officially opens BBC Somerset studios

BBC Somerset’s new studio and office building in Taunton has been officially opened by BBC Head of Local Radio Chris Burns. The complex, just off junction 25 of the M5, provides 16 hours a day of local programmes on 95.5FM, from 6am till 10pm weekdays. Chris Burns unveiled a plaque on Thursday morning, 17th January, along with Station Editor Nick Bull and Breakfast Presenter Claire Carter. Other presenters on the station include Simon Parkin 9am till 1pm, Andy Bennet 1pm till 4pm, Matt Faulkn...
Tags: Top, Radio, Taunton, Charlie Taylor, Simon Parkin, BBC Somerset, Station News, Nick Bull, Chris Burns, Matt Faulkner, Claire Carter, The West of England, BBC Head of Local Radio Chris Burns, Andy Bennet


Deezer creates subscription-free radio app

Radio By Deezer is a new free app launched on the Android platform providing access to 30,000 radio stations worldwide. Whilst similar to TuneIn and other apps providing access to radio stations on smartphones, Radio By Deezer will users can ‘like’ any song they hear from the radio and immediately add to their ‘Favourite Tracks’ library within ‘Radio By Deezer’. Olivier Miljeu, Product Manager of Radio By Deezer, commented: “Radio fans deserve an experience tailored to their exact needs. Our ...
Tags: Technology, Top, Industry, Radio, Deezer, Deezer Olivier Miljeu


Helen Thomas announces leadership structure changes

BBC Director of England Helen Thomas says BBC Local Radio will “own local conversations and reflect life in modern England” as part of changes announced to staff today. The leadership of BBC England will also be reworked to a structure based around platforms rather than geography. A Head of News and Head of TV Commissioning will be appointed alongside the Head of Audio and Digital with an overall reduction in the number of senior managers. The BBC says it will “reinvent and refresh” its offe...
Tags: UK, England, Top, Digital, Bbc, Industry, Radio, Alerts, South East, Local Radio, Helen Thomas, Bbc Local Radio, Chris Burns, Head of News and Head of TV Commissioning, North the Midlands, South West Chris Burns


Bluecoat working with Belong care village to explore art’s impact on dementia

Groundbreaking Art Partnership Launches at Belong Pioneering care village operator, Belong, has partnered with Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, Bluecoat, in a unique three-year research project to explore how the arts can improve the lives of those with dementia. The collaboration, called ‘Where the Arts Belong’, will see Belong Birkdale, currently under construction on Oxford […] The post Bluecoat working with Belong care village to explore art’s impact on dementia appeared first o...
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Dementia, Bluecoat, Belong Birkdale, Belong Care Village, Belong Pioneering


New sculpture coming to Liverpool’s iconic skyline

New sculpture coming to Liverpool’s iconic skyline An iconic new sculpture is to be erected on the world famous Liverpool skyline, Liverpool BID Company has announced today. For the second year running, the BID is collaborating with Liverpool Parish Church, also known as St Nick’s, and city gallery and art organisation, dot-art, to bring an […] The post New sculpture coming to Liverpool’s iconic skyline appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Dot-art, Liverpool Plinth, Liverpool BID Company, Liverpool Parish Church, Liverpool Bid, Gold Lamé, Tony Heaton


Alternator Studio announce new season of Translating The Street in Birkenhead

Alternator Studio have announced a new season of Translating The Street international micro-residencies in Birkenhead featuring photographer Casey Orr, sculptor Chris Dobrowolski and artist Kwong Lee. Alternator sits on the junction with Oxton Road and from this base, artist and studio founder Brigitte Jurack has discovered a range of independent businesses, bookended by the new […] The post Alternator Studio announce new season of Translating The Street in Birkenhead appeared first on Artinlive...
Tags: Art, News, Top, Library, Birkenhead, 2019, ALTERNATOR, Birkenhead Central Library, Brikenhead, Oxton Road, Translating The Street, Casey Orr, Chris Dobrowolski, Kwong Lee Alternator, Brigitte Jurack


ate Liverpool brings critically acclaimed work, Love Is the Message, to region for the first time

Tate Liverpool will be the first gallery in the north of England to present the critically acclaimed artwork Love is the Message, The Message is Death 2016. Made by American artist and film-maker Arthur Jafa (b. 1960), the seven-minute video shows a montage of historic and contemporary film footage to trace African American history and experience. Presented […] The post ate Liverpool brings critically acclaimed work, Love Is the Message, to region for the first time appeared first on Artinliverp...
Tags: Art, England, News, Top, Liverpool, Tate, Tate Liverpool, Arthur Jafa


Tate Liverpool brings critically acclaimed work, Love Is the Message, to region for the first time

Tate Liverpool will be the first gallery in the north of England to present the critically acclaimed artwork Love is the Message, The Message is Death 2016. Made by American artist and film-maker Arthur Jafa (b. 1960), the seven-minute video shows a montage of historic and contemporary film footage to trace African American history and experience. Presented […] The post Tate Liverpool brings critically acclaimed work, Love Is the Message, to region for the first time appeared first on Artinliver...
Tags: Art, England, News, Top, Tate, Tate Liverpool, Arthur Jafa


Global says it’s reviewing internship roles

Global has dropped an advert for an unpaid internship opportunity and says there is an ongoing review of such positions. The ad for an unpaid three-month role on Heart Breakfast in Leicester Square was shared on social media, and prompted criticism that the UK’s biggest commercial radio company was seeking to take someone on for free to do a job that would perhaps normally attract a salary. An advert posted on the Facebook group ‘Audio Grrlz’ read: “We’re looking for a new intern to work on H...
Tags: Facebook, UK, London, Top, Global, Hmrc, Industry, Radio, Heart, Alerts, Leicester Square, Grrlz


European talent showcased at acclaimed exhibition

European talent showcased at acclaimed exhibition A critically acclaimed free exhibition showcasing the work of leading lights in the contemporary art world is to be hosted in Liverpool. ‘Six Memos’ which celebrates the work of late Italian novelist Italo Calvino will be on display in The Bridge Gallery in St George’s Hall from Friday 11 […] The post European talent showcased at acclaimed exhibition appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, St George, Italo Calvino, Creart, Six Memos, The Bridge Gallery


City to develop masterplan for Baltic Triangle

Liverpool City Council has appointed an award-winning team of urban designers and planners to create a new masterplan for one of the UK’s creative hot-spots. LDA Design, who led the masterplanning for the regeneration of London’s Olympic Park, is to draft a Spatial Regeneration Framework (SRF) to guide the future development of the Baltic Triangle area, which lies just to the […] The post City to develop masterplan for Baltic Triangle appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, UK, London, News, Top, Development, Olympic Park, Liverpool City Council, Baltic Triangle, The post City


Liverpool’s twinning with Shanghai celebrated with three days of Chinese New Year

Celebrations for Chinese New Year are going to be ‘Pig’! A THREE day celebration welcoming Chinese New Year will take place to mark the 20th anniversary of Liverpool’s twinning with Shanghai. The city’s Year of the Pig festivities will start on Friday 8 February with a focus on the Chinese arch, which was gifted to the […] The post Liverpool’s twinning with Shanghai celebrated with three days of Chinese New Year appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Shanghai, Chinese New Year


Jean Luc Courcoult, The Giants’ creator, receives Freedom of the City

On Thursday 17 January, Jean Luc Courcoult – the man behind the three unforgettable Giant Spectaculars – will receive the highest accolade Liverpool can bestow. The creative director who wowed more than three million people with Sea Odyssey, Memories of August 1914 and, the final act of the trilogy, Liverpool’s Dream, will receive Freedom of the City at St […] The post Jean Luc Courcoult, The Giants’ creator, receives Freedom of the City appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Giants, Jean Luc Courcoult, Sea Odyssey Memories


Global’s local guidelines changes revealed by Ofcom

Ofcom says it is ‘minded to approve’ a request by Global Radio to change the ‘approved areas’ under the updated localness guidelines. The biggest radio group wants to change the South of England, East of England and West of England areas to ‘Meridian’, ‘Anglia’ and ‘South West and West Country’ areas. Changes announced last year mean larger approved areas for which minimum ‘local hours’ requirements apply. RadioToday reported in November that Global had asked for changes to create a better fi...
Tags: England, Top, Wales, Scotland, Global, Industry, Radio, West, Southampton, Ofcom, Northampton, Brighton, Capital, Heart, Bournemouth, South Wales


The top 5 places to put your music online

Getting your music heard around the world in the 21st century is incredibly easy and when you use RouteNote it’s free too! Here are the best places to get your music heard around the world online. Spotify Spotify are without a doubt the most recognised music streaming service – they’re basically synonymous with the idea of unlimited music streaming online. They have over 200 million listeners on their service listening to music on Premium or on their free tier. They’ve built their reputati...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, Featured, Free, Top, China, India, Digital, Best, Online, Artists, Indie, How To, Saavn, Soundcloud


Come over for breakfast, says Chris Evans & family

Chris Evans and his family are appearing in a new marketing campaign for his upcoming Virgin Radio breakfast show. A number of videos are being shared on the socials, one with six-year-old Eli who appears confused as he watches his dad talking but can only hear (analogue) static noises. After pressing a button on his digital radio, the voice of Chris Evans can be heard, and Eli explains what you need to do if you want to listen to ‘Dad on the radio’ (press the digital button). In another, nin...
Tags: UK, Top, Macaulay Culkin, Sales & Marketing, Bbc, People, Noah, Radio, Evans, John Candy, Chris Evans, Chris, BBC Radio, Eli, Personalities, Virgin Radio


Charlie Sloth confirmed for weekly Beats 1 Rap Show

Former BBC presenter Charlie Sloth is joining Beats 1, three months after leaving Radio 1. His ex-Radio 1 colleague Zane Lowe, who joined Beats 1 when Apple launched it in 2015, tweeted Charlie is joining to host the Charlie Sloth Rap Show every Saturday starting this weekend. Charlie left the BBC early after an on-stage rant at the ARIAS last year, shortly after he’d announced he was leaving Radio 1. The show description says “UK DJ and producer Charlie Sloth invites the freshest names in...
Tags: Apple, UK, Top, La, Bbc, People, Radio, Programmes, Beats 1, Zane Lowe, Charlie, Bbc Radio 1, Charlie Sloth, Charlie Sloth Rap Show


Zoe Ball welcomes listeners to new Radio 2 Breakfast

BBC Radio 2’s new breakfast show started this morning with Zoe Ball welcoming listeners old and new to the programme and the new team. Zoe’s first song was Respect by Aretha Franklin just after 6.30am on Monday. Her team includes Richie Anderson on travel, Mike Williams on sport, weather with Carol Kirkwood, news with Tina Daheley and a daily Pause For Thought. Zoe says: “I’m absolutely thrilled to be following in the giant footsteps of Chris Evans as the host of the Radio 2 Breakfast Show. T...
Tags: UK, Top, Aretha Franklin, John Cleese, Industry, Netflix, Radio, Terry Wogan, Trevor, Chris Evans, Chris, Sara, Jo, BBC Radio, Hove, Zoe


Feeling Wordly? Copy These 7 Top European Style Trends

Feeling Wordly? Copy These 7 Top European Style Trends Thank you to Barcelona-based blogger Zlatina Jekova of La Elegantia for giving us the inside scoop on European style trends! As the fashion month is fast approaching it is time to go back and reflect on what were some of the most popular trends in Europe this season! Each season brings a variety of new — or not so new — trends that become the must haves that quickly spread across the shops, the social media and the streets. In Europe, some o...
Tags: Europe, Fashion, Leather, Top, Barcelona, Silk, Outerwear, Tweed, Pleats, Fall/Winter Trends, Animal Prints, Zlatina Jekova