Radio Local in Culture Mile is a hyper-local radio station broadcasting to the world from 30 May – 12 June 2020, every day from 1-2pm.
For two weeks presenters Hunt & Darton will be broadcasting hour-long daily shows featuring people from across Culture Mile. Responding to people and place during this extraordinary time, Radio Local revels in staying at home, resilience and our sense of place.
From the charmingly mundane to the borderline ridiculous, this is a celebration of local radio and local listeners. Broadcasting over regional and community radio, shows will be created over the phone, via Zoom workshops and online networks about the weird and wonderful places people live in and how they’re living right now.
If you live or work locally within Culture Mile then email firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved with any of the activities below. We'd love to hear from you! No previous radio experience necessary.
Do you know someone who's a major part of local life? We're looking for locals to suggest their favourite tunes for the show. We want to meet the heroes, the characters, the pillars of the community, the weird the wonderful, the fonts of all gossip, and the friends to all.
THE NEWS: BE OUR NEWS!
What's the news from where you are? Each day we're looking for a different local person to present the news. We want to hear YOUR news, from your up-cycling projects to your disastrous home haircut…
ARE YOU A LOCAL RESTAURANT OWNER?
This feature promotes the local food culture of the City. We’re looking for restaurants still open for takeaway that we can place an order with for key workers who’ll give us their reviews on air!
ARE YOU A KEY WORKER IN CULTURE MILE?
Could you be our food critic? Would you like to sample the delights of Culture Mile’s local world cuisine? We want your taste buds and your reviews.
SINGLE AND LOOKING FOR LOVE?
We're looking for singletons living in and around the Culture Mile area to embark on virtual dating between 30 May-12 June. Hunt and Darton will be your matchmakers.
HELP US WRITE A SOAP OPERA
Bring the action to life and let the drama unfold. Written en masse by locals on Twitter, we want to write a soap opera with more subplots than Tiger King... Hunt and Darton will check in with the story as it's written live on air.
Are words your thing? Join us live and talk exhaustively about a suggested word without saying the word… Easy? Well sign up and come and give it a go.
WHAT’S YOUR PROBLEM?
Send us your problem to be solved (hopefully) by agony aunts Hunt and Darton.
ARE YOU OVER 70?
We want all our live reports to be from the over 70s: audio tours of your homes and daily updates on domestic life during isolation. If you'd like to be interviewed live on air then get in touch!
Are you eating in silence or causing mayhem around the dinner table, we want to share your family meal experiences on air. To take part email us a 10 minute recording (taken on your mobile device) of a meal at home.
YOU CAN CHOOSE YOUR FRIENDS, NOT YOUR FAMILY
We're looking for families to take part in this boredom busting challenge. With tasks such as DIY obstacle course, toilet paper stacking and collaborative art installations from what you can find at home. If this sounds like your kind of family challenge, sign up now!
We're looking for people to make jingles for Radio Local using anything around the house, e.g. voices, pans, instruments, food packaging or door slammin’. Record your jingle and upload to Soundcloud, email us the link and we’ll feature on the show. To learn more, enter the jingle making shed here: www.radiolocal.co.uk
Take a look at the trailer for Radio Local for Norfolk and Norwich Festival