Monday 3rd December

Top of Town

Attending the first steering group of the ‘Top of Town’ Bradford City Centre Township Heritage scheme, a project to restore/improve the historic buildings.

Community Stars Awards

We’re co-hosting the Community Stars Awards at the Bradford Hotel on Hall Ings, recognising the amazing contribution of volunteers and community groups.

The BCB Story

Come along and contribute to our timeline, installed at BCB for everyone to contribute to our collective memory of BCB. This will form part of an exhibition at the National Science And Media Museum in March 2019.

16 days of action

Continuing our participation in the the UN’s 16 days of action to end violence against women

Programming and Editorial Meeting

Our monthly meeting to discuss new programme proposals. We’re also updating our presenter guidelines.

Creative People and Places

BCB meeting with arts consultant Mark Dobson to discuss how BCB might contribute to Bradford’s application to Creative People and Places.

Monday 26th November 2018


Simon Cox from the BBC is coming in to train staff and volunteers in the art of radio.

Radio Venus

Radio Venus continues on Thursday working towards a show around breast cancer awareness.

16 days of action

We’re participating in the the UN’s 16 days of action to end violence against women

Museum Piece

We’re talking to the National Science and Media Museum about the history of BCB. Watch this space…

Monday 19th November 2018


We’re at the People’s Powerhouse event on Tuesday. Taking part and broadcasting live from 1-1:30pm and 4:30 – 5pm.

In the studio

Bradford Playhouse are in for Our Top Ten (12noon Tuesday) to talk about their work.


Students from Trinity University will be broadcasting live from 3-4pm each day this week.

Buy Nowt Day

We’ll be covering the events of Buy Nowt Day this Friday.

Monday 12th November 2018

Lots going on…

  • Refugee Radio group meeting on Monday.
  • First radio session for Homeless Women group – women telling their stories.
  • First steering group meeting for the ‘Ten Today’ – Keeping Active, Feeling Better exercise on the radio project. Partnership with Demos, Cornwall Hospital Radio and Anchor Housing – funded by Sport England.
  • BCB attending the Chamber of Commerce meeting with Bank of England.
  • Happy Birthday to Adam Paterson on Wednesday.
  • WOW FM! – broadcasting live from the Bradford WOW (Women of the World) Festival Saturday 3-4pm.
Monday 5th November 2018

Back to School

We’re back in Belle Vue Girls School and the Academy at St. James in Allerton to catch up on the news following the half-term break.

About Bradford from St. Christopher’s

Live mid-week broadcast from the St. Christopher’s Centre in Holme Wood.

Family Learning Festival

Hear the first of three programmes recorded as part of the Family Learning Festival. Wednesday 6:30pm.

Monday 15th October 2018

Leaders’ Quest

We welcomed Leaders’ Quest to the studio over the weekend. Listen in to Drive (4-6pm) this week to hear what they created.

Refugee Radio Group

Our new group looking at how radio can work around the issues facing refugees meets this week on Monday afternoon.

Step up to Democracy

We’re providing some media training for the women from Step Up to Democracy here at the station.

Monday 3rd September 2018

Bubble Up

Bubble Up event coverage September 8th-9th from Bradford City Centre from 1pm – 5:30pm

Volunteer Information Day

Tuesday – Volunteer Information Day for anyone interested in getting involved in BCB. These are generally on the first Tuesday of the month. Contact us for more information or to book a place.

Media Training

We’re holding a media training day for a women’s democracy project at the studio on Thursday

In the community

Julie is out and about at the Life Centre in Bierley and the Scholemoor Beacon Centre in Lidget Green creating community radio

Monday 13th August 2018

Make Your Mela Day

We’ll be broadcasting live between 12noon and 8pm on Thursday.

On air..

Tuesday: Palabras Lejanas – 6pm
Wednesday: Radio Venus – 6pm

Summer Holiday

We’re open for young people to make radio on:

  • Mondays 1:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Tuesdays 3pm – 7pm
  • Fridays 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Monday 6th August 2018

Have you heard…

Tuesday: Uzma Kazi – Bradford Spice – 7pm
Thursday: Yorkshire Music Collective – 10pm
Thursday: DJ Moshua – metal – 6:30pm
Saturday: Junior Star Singer Songwriter – 1pm – 2pm
Saturday: Live broadcast from the Classic Car Rally in Bradford – 2pm – 3pm

Summer Holiday

It’s the school holidays.
We’re open for young people to make radio on:

  • Mondays 1:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Tuesdays 3pm – 7pm
  • Fridays 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Friday 3rd August 2018

Summer Holiday

It’s the school holidays.
We’re open for young people to make radio on:

  • Mondays 1:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Tuesdays 3pm – 7pm
  • Fridays 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Monday 23rd July 2018


We look forward to meeting some young people on an exchange trip from the USA later in the week.

Highlights from our broadcast schedule

  • Monday 6pm: Life, the University and Beyond
  • Tueday 12noon: Our Top Ten with Dementia Friends, Ilkley
  • Wednesday 6:30pm: Parkside School visit BCB
  • Thursday 6pm: I.T.Stuff
  • Friday 9am: One-to-One (repeated from Thursday)
  • Saturday 1:30pm: Bradford Hockey Club
  • Sunady 9pm: Blowin
Friday 20th July 2018

Bradford Science Festival

Celebrate the wonder of engineering at the museum, across City Park and at The Broadway Bradford.
Live coverage on BCB this weekend from 1pm – 3pm
Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July

Friday 13th 2018

Bradford Festival

Tune in for our live coverage of the Bradford Festival.
We’ll be broadcasting from City Park throughout the weekend. Check the broadcast schedule for more details.

  • Friday 1pm – 9pm: Includes coverage of school performances
  • Saturday 12noon – 8pm: Live Music, interviews, reaction
  • Sunday 2:30pm – 8pm: Final day of the action from the festival
Tuesday 10th July 2018

World Refugee Day

Tune in for our coverage of World Refugee Day.
We’ve got content thoughout the day, pre-recorder and live.

  • Interviews from BIASAN, Schools of Sanctuary, Bradford Refugee Forum.
  • Voices of refugees
  • Live broadcast from the Walk for Justice