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Simon Ashberry

Simon Ashberry has been playing the best of local music on Bradford Beat for almost two decades. He was music columnist for the Telegraph & Argus for several years, covering local acts such as Embrace, Terrorvision, Tasmin Archer and New Model Army, and has played bass in several bands himself. He was previously part of Bradford-based Loom with John Rigby from Trip and Stumble and currently plays with Leeds band the Stromatolites.

Simon has also had two books published and has been involved with Ilkley Literature Festival for 25 years. When not playing music he’s a Bradford City season ticket holder and also runs a cricket team called Diagonal Tigers CC.

Find out more about Simon’s Bradford Beat here.

She Talks 2021

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A celebration of women across the Bradford District for the whole month of March. Join us for International Women's Day!

LGBTQ+ History Month

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Tune in for a unique range of distinctly Bradford shows on LGBTQ+ History Month.

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Wed 16th Jun 12:00 - 13:00

JD's Showbiz Razzle Dazzle

Jacqui Drake talks people connected with Theatre. She chats to them about their involvement, their love of the arts, how they got started and plays their favourite show tunes. Join Jacqui on this musical "Toe Tapping" ride!

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Black History Month

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Listen again to a selection of our Black History Month shows celebrating Bradford’s African & African Caribbean communities.

Paint the Town Brown

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South Asian Heritage Month is a month long celebration of South Asian cultures, people and histories. Find out more!

10 Today project

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Let's do 10 mins exercise on the radio! Join us 2pm every day on BCB Radio 106.6fm Read more

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