TakeOff

TakeOff Supporting Promoter talent Apply today & help expand the live music scene 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. We are looking to work with 6 regional promoters, on our exciting […]
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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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The LC Hip-Hop History Project

The LC Hip-Hop History Project Previous Next Over the course of 4 weeks young people explored the vibrant heritage of Black Arts in Leicester, from the 80s onwards. They learnt about the different art forms that contributed to Hip-Hop culture and shaped it into what it is today. Art forms include: DJ Skills/ Turntablism, Radio […]
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The Lockdown Sessions

The Lockdown Sessions The lockdown sessions was a new project that we ran, to help young people explore their feelings/ views on the pandemic through self-expression in either music or poetry, and discussion.  Young people attended virtual workshop sessions to support them and received recording sessions so they could record their self-reflections of lockdown, in […]
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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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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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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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