8th March was International Women’s Day and, as we do every year, we broadcast Radio Venus – a full day of women’s broadcasting on BCB. We broadcast a wide variety of programmes on the day and you can listen to them all below!
8-9am Venus Breakfast – Maria Spadafora, Mercy Katola
Start your IWD with Mercy and Maria for our IWD breakfast – top tunes and top guests!
9-10am Consent Reclaimed – Jenny Wilson, Helen Seymour
Jenny Wilson and Helen Seymour explore what consent actually means – in all aspects of women’s lives.
10-11am Black in Bradford – Kath Canoville
Kath Canoville looks at Bradford life from Black Women’s perspective.
11am-1pm About Bradford: Live from City Hall IWD 2022 event – Shamim Akhtar, Jo Kenyon, Mary Dowson, Carole Moss
Celebrate IWD with the Venus team, broadcasting live from the IWD event at Bradford City Hall.
1-2pm Radio Venus – Lynn Green, Tina Rowe, Angie Carrington
Join Lynn, Angie and Tina for their IWD special, coming live from the BCB studios.
2.15-3pm Senior Moments – Valerie Cosgrave, Tina Watkin
Share some IWD Senior Moments with Valeire and Tina!
3-4pm Sisterhood – Sharena Lee Sati and guests
Sharena Lee Sati brings us an hour of women’s creativity with local poets and spoken word artists.
4-6pm Venus and Beyond – Kathy Dyson, Kirran Shah
Kathy and Kirran take you to Venus and Beyond with a whole host of special guests.
6-6:30pm Speakers’ Corner – Noor, Fariha and Aisha
Fariha, Aisha and Noor -three awe – inspiring young women from Speakers Corner Collective take on the world!
6:30-7pm BCB Xtra IWD Special – Tia Billie-Leigh Weighman
Tia gives us her teenage perspective on IWD and more.
7-8pm One to One – Carole Moss with guest Sofia Bucy
Carole Moss invites Sofia Buncy, from the Muslim Women in Prison project, to share her life and her music.
8-9pm Friends Together – Jenny Powell, Bev Higgins, Anna Frater, Carole Peltier and Jeannie
Jenny Powell and friends talk about their lives as women and women friendships.
9-10pm The Record Club – Jenny Zig Zag and Judith
The Record Club women present their IWD alternative.
10-11pm Up to 11 – Hana Kes
Hana celebrates the best in up and – coming women musicians.
11pm-12am Sisters of Soul – Maureen and Sandra Rowe
And wind up your IWD celebrations with the best sounds from the Sisters of Soul, Maureen and Sandra Rowe.