Festival2Funky

3 day Arts & Music Festival Celebrating 10 years of Festival2Funky https://youtu.be/JJiRPc5ND4ghttps://youtu.be/Z6-9OMK5FBQ Now in its 11th year, Festival2Funky will be a 3-day celebration of black music and arts, running from 24-26 May 2024. We are currently working on some great events for this festival and can finally confirm some of the great headliners we will […]
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Board Member Recruitment

Board Members Wanted We are looking for new board members who would like to be part of our exciting team. We would like to hear from all serious board applicants, but particularly welcome candidates from Black, African, and Caribbean backgrounds. Fundraising, technology & sponsorship are key areas for development, and we are an Arts Council […]
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Youth Committee

Youth Committee Meetings ‘2Funky have always worked with young people, teaching, and developing their skills. We believe it is important to give them a platform to speak and express themselves, as they are the future’. -Vijay Mistry Our next youth committee meeting date will be on Tuesday 23rd April at our 2Funky Arts Office. Set […]
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Project LIVE

Project LIVE Artist Development Programme                     Project Live is a 4-month artist development programme that helps local artists from Leicester & Leicestershire, level up their artistry. It equips artists with music masterclasses, mentoring, performance opportunities, radio exposure, studio sessions, and rehearsal time where you will work […]
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The Record Store & Black Music

The Record Store & Black Music, A UK History 2Funky Arts has been awarded a grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, made possible thanks to National Lottery players, to explore this fascinating subject. ‘The Record Store & Black Music, A UK History’ will link in with Black History Month 2024. So far, we have […]
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Youth Radio

Youth Radio Training developing young people’s skills We are currently working with a number of young people on our Youth Radio training project. This is a 12-week project aimed at 16-18 year olds, teaching them radio production skills and supporting their development. Led by experienced workshop leaders – Vijay Umrao & Bhavik Solanki – young […]
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TakeOff

TakeOff Supporting Artists & Promoter talent Check out the livestream footage from our last masterclass session about distribution 101. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfAky8406Vw TAKEOFF! ? Music Masterclasses For our Takeoff project this year, we organised 2 music masterclass sessions, which were open to all artists regardless of abilities and experience. Masterclasses were: Distribution 101 – Getting the best […]
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NPO

National Portfolio Organisation nurturing the next generation of cultural & artistic talent 2Funky Arts is excited to announce that we have been awarded National Portfolio Organisation status for 2023–2026 by Arts Council England. This means that with Art Council’s support and funding, we will be able to work in a more inclusive, and long-term way […]
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Radio2Funky

Radio2Funky Inner city radio Previous Next We are excited to announce that Radio2Funky is now available LIVE on DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting). So, refresh your devices and select Radio2Funky, we are on 95FM & DAB across Leicester. You can find us online via radio2funky.co.uk as well as LIVE streaming via Facebook, YouTube & Twitch. Set […]
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Open Mic

Best Open Mic In The Midlands 2Funkys Open Mic THE MIDLANDS NO.1 OPEN MIC NIGHT In collaboration with EAVA FM, we are hosting a series of open mic nights throughout the year at 2Funky Music Cafe. All genres and artists welcome! Make sure you bring your instrumentals on a USB! So whether you are just […]
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