FUTURES2020 is taking to the airwaves! Futures on Air is a specially curated series of programmes broadcast on Community Radio stations across the South West.

Climate change, feminism and South Asian music are just some of the topics that will be covered in a series of programmes delivered in collaboration with Bath Radio, Phonic FM (Exeter, Soundart Radio (Totnes) and Radio St Austell Bay (Cornwall).

Community radio

Working with community radio practitioners Stellaria Media we've been facilitating a series of programmes, co-created by members of four community radio stations.

Community Radio is a space for people to make radio in their own way, talk about meaningful issues in their lives and connect with others. For FUTURES on Air, members of Bath Radio, Phonic FM (Exeter), Soundart Radio (Totnes) and Radio St Austell Bay (Cornwall) have identified topics that are important to them and have been paired up with researchers from across the FUTURES2020 consortium working in relevant areas. Through a participatory community media methodology, we are working with a variety of approaches for us to listen, respond and create together.

FUTURES on Air programme

Across Friday 27 and Saturday 28 November you can tune into listen to the shows across Bath Radio, Phonic FM (Exeter, Soundart Radio (Totnes) and Radio St Austell Bay (Cornwall).

Heritage, Heart & Home with Phonic FM

Premal Bhatt presents Phonic Mango, a music programme showcasing artists of South Asian heritage on Phonic FM. Premal worked with Professor Jerri Daboo and musician Kuljit Bhamra to create a piece that reflects on heritage, music and connection.

Bath Radio: Friday 27 November: 12-1pm
Radio St Austell Bay: Friday 27 November: 2-3pm

Soundart Radio: Saturday 28 November: 11am-12pm
Devon Stream: Saturday 28 November : 2-3pm

Objects of affection: Mapping stories, finding knowledge with Radio St Austell Bay
Annemarie Bala and Nicky Wood talk with feminist researchers Dr Katie Natanel, Dr Charlotte Saunders, Roba Al-Salibi and Asha Ali.

Soundart Radio: Friday 27 November: 12-1pm
Radio St Austell Bay: Friday 27 November: 1-2pm.

Devon Stream: Saturday 28 November: 3-4pm
Bath Radio: Saturday 28 November: 3.30-4.30pm

Our Shared Planet with Soundart Radio
Children at Soundart Radio in conversation with marine biologist Dr Ines Lange, mathematician Rayanne Vitali, geographer Dr Kate Baker, and geologist Dr Jodie Fisher.

Devon Stream: Friday 27 November: 2-3pm
Radio St Austell Bay: Friday 27 November: 3-4pm

Soundart Radio: Saturday 28 November: 9-10am
Bath Radio: Saturday 28 November: 2.30-3.30pm

Shelter for Daydreams with Soundart Radio
Imaginative responses to inhumane housing. Conversations and reflections from Soundart Radio and Professor Karyn Morrissey.

Bath Radio: Friday 27 November: 1-2pm
Devon Stream: Friday 27 November: 3-4pm

Soundart Radio: Saturday 28 November: 10-11am
Radio St Austell Bay: Saturday 28 November: 6-7pm

2020 - How was it for you? Exploring the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on our wellbeing and resilience with Bath Radio
Bath Radio explores people's experiences throughout the pandemic and how it has affected resilience & wellbeing.

Part 1
Soundart Radio: Friday 27 November: 1-1.30pm
Bath Radio: Friday 27 November: 2- 2.30pm

Devon Stream: Saturday 28 November: 4-4.30pm
Radio St Austell Bay: Saturday 28 November: 5-5.30 pm

Part 2 
Soundart Radio: Friday 27 November: 1.30-2pm

Bath Radio: Saturday 28 November: 2- 2.30pm
Devon Stream: Saturday 28 November: 4-4.30pm
Radio St Austell Bay: Saturday 28 November: 5.30-6pm

Messages in Bottles with Waiting Times
Stories & music from Hospiscare at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, with Michael Flexer & Kelechi Anucha.

Soundart Radio: Friday 27 November: 2-3pm
Bath Radio: Friday 27 November: 2.30-3.30pm

Devon Stream: Saturday 28 November: 4.30-5.30pm
Radio St Austell Bay: Saturday 28 November: 9-10pm

Dean Veall is Deputy Head of Public Engagement at the University of Bath

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