As it’s #InternationalWomensWeek here on Spark, each day this week we will be dropping a new episode of our NEW podcast! Each episode will focus on women’s issues and contain lots of discussion from other women. In the first episode we concentrate on contraception, which can be daunting for all women at any age. Episode […]
Not only are Spark playing ALL women artists and having female presenters all day, Sunday the 8th of March, for International Women’s Day. BUT, Spark is going 1 better…International Women’s Week sees a breakfast takeover from the 9th till the 13th of March to celebrate the occasion. This week will include female presenters all over […]
Sunderland’s emerging talents will be showcased at Independent as part of Independent Venue Week Independent Venue Week is a unique nationwide initiative working with local music venues across the UK providing a local feel to every event. Funded by Arts Council England and the wider music industry and global brands, Independent is one of […]
The Walking dead roam the streets of Sunderland! You couldn’t miss the giant tentacles appearing from buildings last week on the run up to halloween. This along with activities and workshops for all the family was part of the first ever #LightsOut Festival in the city centre of Sunderland. To end the Festival more than […]
Not only did we celebrate our 10th birthday but we also we won 3 awards. At the Community Radio Awards held in Barry, Wales. Spark won a total of 3 awards including… Arts and Creative Radio of the Year – Silver Award for Where I Was Born, Where I Was Raised. Community Development Project of […]
On Saturday the 26th of October we celebrated our 10th birthday. Spark would like to thank all our volunteers, guests and bands who have appeared on our many shows across the years but not importantly we would like to thank YOU…Our amazing listeners! Here’s to many more years to come!
Each October Show Racism the Red Card holds its annual Wear Red Day! Wear Red Day is a national day which encourages everyone to wear red and donate £1 to help raise awarness of anti-racism for young people & adults throughout England, Scotland & Wales. Here at Spark we showed our support by wearing red… […]
Breakfast presenter Nick Borthwick was joined by Steph Durkin from the Sunderland Empire to talk about a new performing academy for 8-18-year-olds that’s launching in September. For more information or to apply to be a part of the academy call 0191 5661054 or visit the Empire box office.