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Our first Stepping Stones Radio Show is now available to Stream on MixCloud

We’ve had our first live radio show air this afternoon – Listen again now!

Follow us on Mixcloud to keep up to date with our shows, if you miss our live show (which is every Monday 1-2pm on ALL FM 96.9); or, if you prefer to listen live online go to their website = allfm.org

We had a nice selection of songs, If you want to get involved, please contact us! We’d love to hear from you!

Wishing you all well, until next time,

The Stepping Stones Radio crew!  x

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Tickets for Stepping Stones to the Stars are now on sale!

Roll up, roll up, hear all about it! 

We’re really excited to announce that tickets for our upcoming concert are now on sale!

We’ve a fantastic selection of artists performing at our Stepping Stones To The Stars concert on 23rd September 2017 at Bury Met, please see our concert page for more information.

Tickets are £7, or £5 concessions. 

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Radio Show Training with All FM 96.9

We had such a fun day with ALL FM 96.9 in Levenshulme on their radio show training. Thanks to Jason & Callum for the excellent training.

Learning the basics of radio show production

ALL FM 96.9 community radio

All FM 96.9 Community Radio

Firstly, we were walked through how the studio’s equipment worked and was given the task of writing a script; we then did a practice run writing a brief intro, in-between two songs. This provided inspiration for future segments of our upcoming show with ALL FM.

In the afternoon, we explored interviewing, going into pairs and finally writing a script to interview each other. We then recorded the interview and listened back to them all as a group, while Callum gave his observations. Despite some nerves, we performed better than we thought!

Thinking about our radio show structure

Finally, we explored what we wanted from our show and which segments we’d like to include. Homework time – eek! Not as bad as it sounds, we had to choose and prepare one section of the show, with the aim of recording it next week.

It was a fantastic opportunity for everyone, building confidence and banishing any nerves we might have had. Can’t wait for next week!

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Stepping Stones Across the Spectrum have been busy!

Since our last blog post we have been busy!  Fundraising through Tesco bag packs….Thank you to Tesco’s, Rawtenstall and Aigburth.  Maria, a member of our committee held a vintage afternoon tea which we believe from the pics was an amazing afternoon and as an afternoon tea lover I was devastated to miss!  We had a Christmas and Chanukah fayre, at the Phoenix Centre in Prestwich…..thanks to everyone involved!

In September we held our biennial ball, an absolutely amazing evening at The Last Drop Village in Bolton.  A great night was had by all, fantastic food, entertainment and company!

Thanks to all of our performers, photographer and to Terry for MC’ing the night.  A huge thanks goes to That’s Manchester who came along and interviewed many of our guests, performers and committee members.

The Stepping Stones Across the Spectrum committee also deserve thanking for all the hard work and commitment that goes into each of our events, watch this space for news of our September 2017 concert at Bury Met!

Pictures of all of our events will be coming to the website soon.

 

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Support our Walkers!

Ged Argenio and Mark Whalley are doing a 13 mile walk on 25th July 2016, check out the Just Giving page and please support, thank you

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