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Farmyard Radio

Spend a happy hour each Friday before you hit the weekend. Listen online to whoever is in our office talking all things Grizedale. Regular topics will include Dr Dolittle talks to the Artists, The Curing of Pork, Strange but Local, In Today's Trug, Cultural Collision of the Week, What a Difference a Day Makes and many more.

Friday 28 March '08
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Friday 29th March

Adam and Lisa talking about the Collection, the building and stuff

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Friday 21 March '08
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Good God Friday

Bank Holiday special for all those still in work - Karen talks about her adventures launching her film Living with the Tudors at the SXSW Festival in Texas and her subsequent week of flu possibly contracted from a Texan re-enactor pictured here.

Local artist Meg Falconer (a Grizedale board member) drops by to talk about her fights against light pollution and mountainbikers in the countryside.

Plus all the usual features, and reports from the week with a selection of farm music from artist Maria Benjamin of London town...

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Friday 14 March '08
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March hare

We hear an incredible 'celebrities in the Lake District' tale; some farm-themed soul music including Don Covay & Bobby Rush and Adam's eBay auction of the week.

We discuss what James Herd, James Howson and Thomas Kirkbride - the three most energetic men in the Lake District - are on site at Lawson Park building...

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Friday 7 March '08
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Tate Mate

Alistair tells us about a recent meeting with art uberlords the Tate to discuss the upcoming Grizedale project in China, plus a talk he'd done north of the border.

Adam fills us in on developments to do a project at the 10th anniversary Creamfields festival this summer. Well, I guess we have mud in common. Rave on!


Friday 29 February '08
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Radio Budapest

As guests of curatorial / critic duo Maja and Reuben Fowkes Translocal, Karen Guthrie & Adam Sutherland visit Budapest in Hungary.
Adam's talk as part of their symposium 'Sustainability and Contemporary Art: Exit or Activism?' on Grizedale Arts' work forms today's webcast.


Friday 22 February '08
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Just us chickens

Deputy Director Master Hudson talks about Creative Egremont quite a lot - the Greasy Pole, the Community Orchard etc. Adam outlines his plans for world domination by running as a Coniston Parish Councillor soon.


Thursday 14 February '08
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A Local in the Yard

In this week's show on Friday 15th from 4pm - 5pm:
David Johnson of Coniston, former farmer and milkman, will be talking about the history of local farming, how and why to lay a hedge, and the cool new solar panels on his B & B.


Friday 8 February '08
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Farmyard Radio Part Two

Hayley Skipper is the Forestry Commission's New Arts Development Officer in Grizedale Forest Centre - she joins us to chat about what its like to move up here from fashionable London and have to wear a FC fleecy, and how and why to keep the old Grizedale sculptures in good nick.

Karen introduces the Lawson Park Collection and Lisa updates us on whether the building is still standing or if the webcam is a hoax.

Alistair reads from the local media: a copy of the Whitehaven News 1902, found in the Lawson Park walls.

And Karen talks about gardening. Again.


Monday 28 January '08
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Farmyard Radio - Starts Friday Feb. 1st

Farm Yard Radio, Episode 1, 1st February 2008

We kick off this Friday 1st with a visit from Bryan & Laura Davies on their The Wonderful North roadtrip, some discussion on turning Lawson Park from drab to fab, gardening chat and advice and much much more, that's as long as we can get the microphone working....
It'll get archived here as a downloadable MP3 once we get round to it.


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