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 Thursday 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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Making Waves

Making Waves This is your chance to gain valuable work experience at our high-quality radio station, and have the support you need to develop your skills and confidence in a fun environment. CV support will also be available. EMPLOYMENT & EMPOWERMENT Try something new in 2021 or hone your existing skills in radio and podcast […]
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Belgrave Positive Lives

Belgrave Positive Lives This is a youth project working with young people in Belgrave. 2Funky Arts has partnered with Cossington United to provide positive activities, such as football, boxing, wellbeing sessions, music and arts sessions and peer mentoring. Funded through the Violence Reduction Network and Community Led Response, we aim to unite the diverse young […]
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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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Youth Radio

Youth Radio developing young people’s skills Supported using public funding, by Youth Music. Radio2Funky: Youth Radio (R2FYR) is a training project aimed at developing young people’s skills in technical and creative aspects of radio projection, so they can create youth-led radio content. This project will develop your musical knowledge with practical sessions around different equipment […]
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The Rural Sessions

The Rural Sessions Based in Melton, Hinckley and Whetstone youth clubs, this project will encourage young people in rural areas to produce their own music, by recording and performing their songs. The Rural Sessions are supported using public funding through Leicestershire County Council. Our diverse arts programme will empower rural young people to participate in […]
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TakeOff

TakeOff Supporting Promoter talent With over 20 years of promoting experience, we can strongly further your sector development and have a proven track record of ensuring our programmes connect with a wider arts sector. Apply today & help expand the live music scene TakeOff is a project which supports regional and emerging promoter talent by […]
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Project LIVE

Project LIVE Artist Development Programme We always end this project with a live showcase in front of a packed crowd and industry professionals. Artists also get their own CD from this project as well as wider performance opportunities. Project live is an exciting artist development programme, led by acclaimed vocalist lisa millet. Over 6 months, […]
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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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