TakeOff

TakeOff Supporting Promoter talent We had such a great turnout for our first TakeOff Industry Panel Event – Being an Independent Artist. Our strong panel of industry professionals- Donae’o, Yaw Owusu, Ameenda Badley & Lisa Millett- provided soo much knowledge and advice about navigating the music scene. Loads of Leicester creatives came and took advantage […]
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And Still I Rise

And Still I Rise Midlands Tour ‘It’s extremely important that we provide an empowering spotlight for Black artists, as well as an opportunity to celebrate resilience and unity’. -Vijay Mistry Previous Next And Still I Rise Midlands Tour We have chosen 12 Midlands based performers who are 18+ of Black, Caribbean and African descent to […]
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The LC Hip-Hop History Project

The LC Hip-Hop History Project               Previous Next Come to our free documentary screening and showcase event! To celebrate the end of our LC Hip-Hop History Project we will be premiering a documentary as part of Black History Month 2021. This will feature interviews with both the specialists and […]
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Youth Radio

Youth Radio developing young people’s skills ➤Click here to apply Supported using public funding, by Youth Music. Youth Radio is a 12 week training project based at Radio2Funky. It aims to develop young people’s skills in technical and creative aspects of radio production, so that they can create youth-led radio content. Young people will develop […]
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Radio Waves

Radio Waves Radio2Funky is running a FREE 12-week media training programme for women aged 16-25 from Black, Asian & Ethnic Minority backgrounds. Training will run every Wednesday from March 24, from 6pm to 7.30pm, at Radio2Funky (Granby Street, Leicester). For those who would like to get started in radio broadcasting, podcasts, presenting, research, production and/ […]
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2Funky Complex Programming

Venue Programming Previous Next We provide programming for 2Funky Music Café, The 2Funky Lounge and 2Funky Street Kitchen – three self-sustaining, Leicester-based venues, specialising in music of Black origin. There are indoor & outdoor areas, licensed bars and dance floors to add to the mix. 2Funky Street Kitchen features pop-up street food events, influenced by […]
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Elevate

Elevate supporting arts & cultural organisations 2Funky Arts has been awarded support, to develop as an organisation and strengthen its team, through Elevate funding from Arts Council England. Elevate supports arts and cultural organisations (Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic-led) to increase their resilience, adapt and grow. This includes cultivating new partnerships, improving collaborations and building […]
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Radio2Funky

Radio2Funky Inner city radio is Radio2Funky was set up by 2Funky Arts in 2012 and launched as an FM station (license awarded by Ofcom) in July 2020. The station promotes music and arts of Black origin, while maintaining an inclusive ethos. Radio2Funky is run by volunteers and local DJ’s, and provides an ideal platform for […]
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