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Students on the BA (Hons) Music course looked at composing in a whole new light when they were joined by London-based quintet, Valia Calda, for a unique music masterclass last Friday. The band, which draws inspiration from Jazz, Free Improvisation, Electronic and Greek Folk Music, spent the afternoon with the students, introducing them to the […]

TV presenter Dallas Campbell visited Lincoln and gave a talk about science and his career, as part of the University of Lincoln’s Great Minds lecture series. Siren FM caught up with Dallas before his big talk.

Drivetime’s Seb and Gabby meet the men behind the music.

On Tuesday afternoon 26 pupils from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy visited the International Bomber Command Centre to place poppies on the memorial walls.

A regular presence on the Lincoln music scene for the past few years, Gone To The Dogs are a lively trio that seek inspirations from their different cultural backgrounds: Irish, Scottish and English. Two of their members, Andrew Sutherland and Daithi O Geanainn spoke to Drivetime presenter Sebastian Edgington-Cole and played a couple of their tracks from […]

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/secole/JDWEAVER.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 27:42 — 25.4MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSJD Weaver is a songwriter who has sought inspiration for his music from the Native Americans and their culture. Andrew Wilson David recently spoke to him, and you can listen to their conversation and some of JD Weaver’s music on the link above.

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/secole/STFRANCIS.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 5:59 — 5.5MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSAs previously reported here, St Francis School, based in Lincoln, recently received a £350 donation raised at a local snooker competition. The school hopes to spend the money on sensory equipment for their special needs pupils. To find out more about what the donation means to the […]

Bringing cancer treatment closer to home

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/secole/HONEY.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 7:57 — 7.3MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSNew figures released by HomeHalo reveal that children younger than eight years old are already mastering technology including tablets and mobile phones, before they can even read. A poll of Netmums subscribers revealed that 2.1 million UK households now have eight or more gadgets that are accessible […]

Listen to find out how local youngsters use the power of music to help a local & international charity.