Schedule – 2010

listen liveOn Saturday 18th December, you can listen to Radio 1812, a radio marathon of programmes from all around the world to mark International Migrants Day.

From this website we’ll be streaming and simulcasting a range of programmes on the day itself and on other dates shortly after – check out the list below.

Radio 1812 on Saturday 18th December
Programmes and items from UK radio groups and stations, some simulcast, some streamed online only.
NB: details and times are subject to change without notice


listen live3.30pm   Radio 1812 on Resonance FM
Debbie Golt of Outerglobe (better known to Resonance listeners as DJ Debbie of African Essence) takes a wider view today to celebrate UN International Migrants’ Day and is joined by guests including Renu Hossain, The Perunika Trio and Hasmek Mohvisan, plus Tania from Roma Support. Debbie and her guests will look at the music world and how musicians from other cultures fare here, as well as discussing strategies to make a strong impact. Simulcast from Resonance FM.


listen live4.30pm   Radio 1812 from London Link Radio
Members of London Link Radio with a special programme of voices and stories from South, North, West and East London, as well as from around the UK and across the world. Including reports on the work of RAMFEL (Refugee and Migrant Forum of East London) and (CADFA) Camden Abu Dis Friendship Association) and an interview with author Eli Amir about his book The Dove Flyer. Plus ‘Food to Share’: recordings from Soundart Radio in Devon of refugees sharing food and recipes.
Streamed from this website.


5.30pm   Camden Unlocked from Camden Community Radio
listen liveMembers of CCRadio with a special edition of the programme for International Migrants Day. Camden Unlocked celebrates International Migrants Day with a look back over 2010 from the Somers Town Festival of Cultures to local talent competitions. Camden migrants reflect where we’ve come from and enrich local culture. We also have a few tips on taking a realistic approach to mixing it up at a personal level.
Streamed from this website and downloadable from the CCRadio website.


6.30pm   Women and migration
listen liveMembers of Women’s Radio Group and former trainees on the PEARLS radio training course at Desi Radio with a special programme for International Migrants Day. Including interviews with the Iranian artist Golnaz Fathi, with Lydia Besong, playwright and asylum seeker from Cameroon, and with three young women working in Ealing to help stop the practice of female gender mutilation (FGM), which is still being carried out among some communities living in London.
Streamed from this website with some items downloadable from the WRG broadcast website.


listen live7.35pm   Beyond the Wall: Struggling for a Shared Future in Palestine and Israel
In this radio documentary British journalist Zak Brophy investigates how the Israeli policy of separation impacts upon the Palestinians living under occupation, their relationships with their Israeli neighbours and the future prospects for peace.
Streamed from this website and downloadable from Indymedia


8.05pm   Asian Star Radio 101.6 – Slough Refugee Support
listen liveAsian Star is a community radio station in Slough. The mid-morning presenter Philippa Downey talks to Emmanuel, from Slough Refugee Support, about the work of the organisation and about his own personal journey as a refugee from Rwanda. This interview was first broadcast on Asian Star on Friday 17th December.
Streamed from this website.


listen live8.30pm   How I Became an Asylum Seeker
Matina Grebener reports on the performance of the play ‘How I Became an Asylum Seeker’, by Lydia Besong, at Riverside Studios in November. It formed part of an event ‘Break the Silence’, in which Natasha Walter and Juliet Stevenson also took part. Click here for a report in the Guardian by Natasha Walter.
Streamed from this website.


listen live8.45pm   The Luck of the Irish
Ireland’s economy is in crisis and many Irish people are migrating to the UK in search of jobs. Jane Whyatt talks to those who made the move in the seventies, eighties and nineties, as well as the new arrivals.
Producer/presenter: Jane Whyatt, Angel Media Productions CIC
Streamed from this website.


More Radio 1812 programmes on other dates

Thursday 23rd December
6.00pm   Folk, Roots and Branches on 10 Radio in Somerset
Jamie Robertson and team with a lively mix of music
Click here to listen at 6pm on Thursday 23rd December. (Simulcast from 10 Radio).

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