communityfm presents… Connect:Transmit!

A UK conference for sharing great ideas on:

  • Innovative funding models for community radio
  • Working with young people
  • Delivering training

Date: Saturday 5th October 2013, 10.30 – 5.30

Venue: The Studio, 51 Lever street, Manchester, M1 1FN (website)

Tickets: £25

Register below, or at

(If you are availing of the ‘3 for 1’ offer, please select the ‘3 for 1’ ticket option.)


See schedule below, or download a copy of the schedule here: CFM13 Schedule

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List of workshops:

Funding & business track

  • Funding community radio
  • Learning from social enterprise
  • Funding landscape – how funding works in FE

Working with young people track

  • Making radio with young people
  • Safeguarding young people

Evaluation & Impact track

  • Evaluation & monitoring projects
  • Audience research – ‘Prove It’

Connect:Transmit track – training young people in making radio

  • Working with schools, extra-curricular: Preston FM
  • Working with the curriculum: BCB Radio
  • Youth club / Saturday club: Shmu FM
  • Saturday club & drama school: Future Radio


  • young people who have been involved in the connect:transmit project will be making radio
  • community radio ‘surgery’: sharing issues or problems you have faced, or solutions you have found


The Connect Transmit conference is brought to you by the Connect:Transmit partners, Radio Regen (Manchester), BCB (Bradford), Future Radio (Norwich), Preston FM & DigiEnable (Preston), and ShmuFM (Aberdeen), and funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. You can see further information about the project, and resources it has produced, on this website.

If you have any feedback, suggestions or questions about the conference, please email:


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