Fancy yourself as a bit of a radio presenter? Now’s the time to get involved.

Sick! Festival are giving young people the chance to showcase their skills and the opportunity to talk about all things mental health. 

By Alex Watson | 3 September 2019

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Maybe you’ve always wanted to be the next Terry Wogan? Personally, I found him to be a bit of a mumbler and I could never actually hear what he was saying as he trailed off his sente……. 

Anyway, SICK Festival has got your back if that’s the case, with a brand-new opportunity to be a part of the festival that is not only changing the stigma around mental health but also giving you the chance to get on the radio.

With a FREE 2-day workshop being held in Hulme, there are plenty of opportunities to learn all the tricks of the air wave trade. Get your fingers on the buttons and show off your chatting, interview and DJ skills. 

With help in conducting interviews and even composing your very own jingle, the Hunt & Darton workshop is a whistle-stop tour of the world of radio presenting. 

Everything you learn across the two days will be brought together in your own bespoke broadcast. 

The workshop focusses on creating content for the live radio show around Young Peoples Mental Health one of the main themes of this year’s SICK Festival. 

What’s more, it’s all FREE. You just have to be aged between 13-19 to get involved.


Get on the Radio
with Sick! Festival 

Day 1: Saturday 31st August 11am-4pm
Where: Z-Arts, 335 Stretford Rd, Manchester M15 5ZA

Day 2: Sunday 1st September 12-5pm

Where: NIAMOS, Warwick St, Hulme, Manchester M15 5E
Cost: Free 

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