Ujima Radio Broadcasting Live from Glen’s Café in St Paul’s Learning Centre – Thursday 22nd February – 10am and 2pm

Ujima Radio is coming to you!

We’ll be broadcasting our specially extended final Let’s Talk About Blood and Organ Donation show live from Glen’s between 10am until 1pm. And we’ll be musically entertained by Faada Soljie for an hour between 1pm and 2pm.

Come and join Anndeloris Chacon from Bristol Black Carers, Miss Divine, Coord the Seeker and guests in conversation around the issues raised when discussing Blood and Organ transplants within our Black communities.

This Thursday 22nd February between 10am to 2pm come and join Ujima Radio Live in the community at Glen’s Café in St Paul’s Learning Centre or listen Live on 98FM, online, on DAB or listen to each episode displayed under the Show page for Let’s Talk About Blood and Organ Donation

See you there!


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Ujima Powerplays January 2023

Check out Ujima Radio’s Powerplays for January 2023!

Are you an artist based in Bristol or the Southwest?  Would you like to have your music selected to play on Ujima Radio?

Every month Ujima Radio selects 10 of the very best tracks released in Bristol & Southwest which then get featured twice an hour across our Primetime Shows including The Rise Up Breakfast Show Mon-Friday 8-10am and The Cruising Show Mon-Friday 4-6pm and the Urban Grooves Playouts.

If you are an artist based in the Southwest you could have your track featured. All you have to do is send your track on MP3 making sure lyrics are clean and conscious, include a headshot of yourself, your social media tags and if you are successful we will let  you know.

Email:  ujimaoffice@gmail.com

Put in the Subject bar “Powerplays“.

Good luck and keep listening to hear if your track gets selected!

 

 


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Sound Women SW present Women on The Airwaves with Anna Williamson

Don’t delay & book your place now for this incredible opportunity to meet Channel 4’s hugely successful TV presenter, podcaster & dating expert Anna Williamson. Join Sound Women South West Network on Zoom from 9-10.30am on Monday 11th July.

Anna Williamson joins Sound Women South West Network in this exciting and innovative online workshop! Anna – TV Presenter/Podcaster and so much more will be taking part in the 6th in these series of Women on The Airwaves online events.
Anna is an experienced TV and radio broadcaster, podcaster, No1 best selling author, counsellor, life coach and Master NLP practitioner. Anna uses this diverse skillset as the dating expert on Celebs Go Dating (E4), and will be sharing her tips for rebranding & how she has paved her way to success!
Have you thought about a career in radio or podcasting but just don’t know where to start? Then join Sound Women SW for this series of online events. In this series we hear from leading women in radio & podcasting, and find out how they paved their way to success and so far we have been joined by Annie Nightingale, Clara Amfo, SARAH STORY and Livvy and Chrissie In this event we will be giving you a chance to put your interview skills to the test and ask your questions.
When you register make sure you email your question/s that you would like to ask Anna & we will choose the best ones & you can ask your question direct to Anna at the event.
We have 1 hour with Anna to find out how she became one of the world’s leading women in media in the UK!
PLEASE NOTE THE EVENT STARTS AT 9AM AND ANNA WILL JOIN US AT 9.30AM.
Sound Women SW are an organisation that aim to address gender & race inequality in the audio industries. We provide training, networking & support for women of all ages. In the last 3yrs we have taught over 1000 women & girls. We provide group and 1:1 training in all areas of radio and podcasting.
For more information email:
This event is supported by
Sound Vision – Empowering Voices Less Heard

Book online now on Eventbrite:


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Film: Cables & Cameras Present PRU

Cables&Cameras, the innovative film event producers in Bristol, have partnered with Fully Focused Productions / MYM: Million Youth Media of London to screen their new BBC Three TV Series PRU, a fresh new comedy-drama about a group of teens struggling to navigate adolescence in a school for excluded children.
Including a panel discussion with Director Teddy Nygh, members of the cast and crew, and co-founder of Fully Focused Productions, Nick Bedu.
Hosted by Junior Saunders.
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Mid Summer Reggae Festival Featuring Black Roots on Saturday 2nd July

We are really excited to announce that Dub Legacy: in association with Ujima Radio present The Mid Summer Reggae Festival featuring the UK’s legendary Reggae Band Black Roots LIVE ON STAGE on Trinity Centre on Saturday 2nd July!
Come and join Ujima, Rawmaster Powa Powerjam, Sugar Dread.
BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW!!!!
Doors open: 10:00pm
Doors close: 5:00am
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UJIMA RADIO SOUTH WEST CHART SHOW MAKES A COMEBACK

Following Ujima Radio’s re-launch in September, the award-winning community station is set to see the return of The South West Chart show with new presenters. The specialist music show will return to the airwaves on Friday the 26th of November from 6-8 pm. With nightlife back in full swing, The Chart Show sets the scene for Friday nights out in Bristol.

Hosted by Daboothe, Maxx and Dawn, this new wave of the Chart Show will be an asset to local talent within the city of Bristol and surrounding areas. Ujima Radio’s Chart Show is the only independent chart show in the South West of England that honours emerging underground talent. 

Daboothe, Maxx and Dawn invite underground musicians in the South West to submit their music for radio airplay, with some healthy competition thrown into the mix. At the start of each month, the presenters will play a fresh selection of local music while encouraging listeners to vote for their favourites online. Votes are counted and the top ten selections will be announced the following weeks, with the top three winners announced in the final week of the month.

The Chart Show is one of Ujima Radio’s flagship shows. Previous rounds of the Chart Show have been hosted by Bristol’s Got Talent’s Nia Davis, Channel 4’s Stacey Olika and Wednesday Cruising Show Daboothe.

Last year’s relaunch of the Chart Show received a staggering 10,000 votes on the website between the months of September to November. Lauding a variety of singers, rappers and producers, the show will focus mostly on Rap, R&B and Pop music. 2020 saw a plethora of local talents such as Suchy, Lady Nade, K*Ners, Kavzad, Delocx, KDogg, and more. 

Young rapper KDogg had his radio debut on the Chart Show. His first single “Soon I’ll Be Just Fine” reached number 2 in March 2020. “I’m glad that the chart show is back! It brought a togetherness in the South West music scene and I’ve personally been waiting to submit my music  again and see well it does” – Kdogg

The show’s presenters are true music connoisseurs; heavily involved in the depths of Bristol’s rich and unique music scene. Daboothe and Maxx are renowned presenters of Wednesday Cruising and  “In The Now” which airs on stations nationwide. The pair are revered within the city’s Urban music scene and are well-known for their sharp, witty and upbeat presenting style. 

Rise Up Breakfast Show host Dawn looks forward to joining the pair, bringing along her eclectic taste in music. Dawn is a Journalist and up-and-coming DJ who loves to enjoy the fruits of Bristol’s energetic nightlife. 

“I’m constantly amazed by how talented and creative the city of Bristol is. In my 4 years living here, I have come across some incredible talent and really want to see Bristol’s musicians rise to the top!” – Dawn

“I am so excited for the relaunch of The Chart Show! A radio show that promotes emerging artists whilst encouraging healthy competition is exactly what the South West needs to elevate the talent within it.” – Maxx

“The chart show return is so great for emerging artists, it’s another small indicator of knowing if your song is a vibe!” – Daboothe

  • The Chart Show runs every Friday night from 6-8pm
  • Participants are to send CLEAN MP3 tracks to ujimachartshow@gmail.com
  • Under 18s must ask a parent for written permission to participate

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DJ Style on Bris-Story

One of the cities fasting growing online group, sharing stories & images from the past & present Bris – Story (How It Used To Be). Find out more of Bristol’s #history from those who were actually there, shaping their communities, contributing to the music & clubbing scene. All of which has been instrumental to the music landscape of the UK, and attracting thousand to the this city.


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NHS Organ Donation Week 2021

Ujima speaks to

Kate Anolue – a community leader and a former Mayor

and

Pastor Ian Sweeneys (faith leader)

What is organ donation and why is it important?

 

Organ donation is giving an organ to someone else who needs a transplant. This donation will greatly enhance or save the life of the person who receives the transplanted organ. This is even more important in ethnic communities as the requirement is high. Blood and tissue types need to match for a transplant to be successful, and organs from donors of the same ethnic background as the recipient are more likely to be a suitable match. Organ donation is an amazingly generous act and can save thousands of lives within our community every year. It is therefore very important to talk to your family about organ donation so hat they know about your decision, and it doesn’t come as a surprise to them. You should visit organdonation.nhs.uk for more information.

How to talk about organ donation with the family?

Your family will always be asked to support your decision but can overturn it if they aren’t sure what you want.

Follow these simple steps to get your conversation started and leave your loved ones certain about what you’ve decided.

1. Get the facts – Read up about organ donation on organdonation.nhs.uk

2. Find a talking point – Try talking about something you’ve seen in the news or on social media if it helps.

3. Relax – Have your chat over a cup of tea, or when spending time together.

4. Speak from the heart – Be as honest and open as you can be and listen to each other. You don’t have to agree!

5. Talk about your beliefs – Whatever your faith or beliefs, make them part of the conversation. Get helpful advice from our website or speak to your faith leader.

6. Grab the moment – Don’t put it off until tomorrow. If it seems like the right time, go for it! Get the whole family involved.

For more information www.organdonation.nhs.uk

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