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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.

Women & Girls Workshops

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Every Thursday, 2pm - 4pm for women only radio workshops. No experience needed!

Listen again to our International Women's Day 2020 broadcast

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Sun 12th Jul 14:00 - 15:00

Round Table

A look behind the headlines, with invited guestsListen Live

10 Today project

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Let's do 10 mins exercise on the radio!

Exercises will be broadcast at 2pm every day on BCB Radio 106.6fm. Read more

Black History Month

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October is Black History Month. Here at BCB, we want to reflect and celebrate the contribution and life experiences of Bradford’s African and African Caribbean communities.

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