Harrogate Community Radio

Meet The Hosts On The Station

We are all volunteers on Harrogate Community Radio – we are trying to make Harrogate that bit better. If you want to sign up to learn how to make a show, we can guide you through the process; it will prove to be a worthwhile hobby.

Bespoke

Bespoke

Elliot McCabe showcases his unique disco-infused style under the Bespoke guise. An adoration of all things funk, soul, disco and house became an all-encompassing musical project. The Bespoke project is now in full flow and has gained incredible traction in his local...

Ronnie Drag

Ronnie Drag

For those of you who don’t know me, hi! I’m Weronika but, my friends know me as Ronnie. Most of them would probably refer to me as a small burst of energy that they can deal with in short doses (I can’t blame them, really!). Me? I would probably say chatty, positive...

Charles Hutchinson

Charles Hutchinson

Charles Hutchinson has moved to pastures new yet still familiar after more than 30 years as the voice of the arts and culture at The Press, York. Dubbed the “cultural linchpin of Yorkshire” for his distinctive coverage of theatre, music, comedy, film and the visual...

Graham Chalmers

Graham Chalmers

Graham is the chief journalist at The Harrogate Advertiser. The former Harrogate Festival Fringe director has a long history of putting on events such as Charm gigs, arts events & talks. The views he expresses on his show are Graham’s own personal views and not that...

Fiona Georgiou-Hunt

Fiona Georgiou-Hunt

Australian born, Fiona lives in the UK. She has vast experience in writing, producing and directing theatre and film. Fiona also consults to businesses on story, creative and marketing, having held senior level business roles in a range of creative businesses, from...

Howard Quinn

Howard Quinn

Howard is one of the Centres and Regional Coordinators for Yorkshire Dechen . Prior to attending Slough Tech and Hollins College Manchester and working for the NHS Stepping Hill group and the Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester I served for some years in the Merchant...

AAMac

AAMac

Electronica duo AAMac are available for booking in the North, the greater United Kingdom and further afield in Europe. AAMac are Al Smyth & Andrew Backhouse. Bringing an otherworldly evocation of midsummer sunrise at a festival, their DJ sets are the perfect...

Zahed Amanullah

Zahed Amanullah

Zahed Amanullah is a British-American Muslim who has been active with Muslim communities across the Atlantic for over 30 years. For many years, he was a co-editor at altmuslim.com, a widely read online newsmagazine from 2002-2012 which included an award-winning...

Harrogate Islamic Association

Harrogate Islamic Association

About the Harrogate Islamic Association After a decade-long search, Harrogate Islamic Association have finally secured a property to convert into a much-needed Mosque for the growing Muslim community in Harrogate. The Home Guard Club, which has fallen into a state of...

Yorkshire Buddhist Centre

Yorkshire Buddhist Centre

About Kagyu Buddhist Centre Harrogate Every city or town needs spiritual places where men and women can find a space that reminds them of the profound realities of life that are more important than consuming and competing. In our modern world it’s difficult to find...

Henry Coultish

Henry Coultish

  'Hello! I’m Henry, I’m currently studying Creative and professional writing at uni! I’m a keen writer and write mainly fantasy, but I also drum for a small indie rock band called Crossover. I have a love for indie rock and roll, having been brought up listening...

Rebs

Rebs

Any event is always a blast, but some of the recent DnB events I’ve had the pleasure to play at with some of radio stations and local gigs have been proper memorable, seeing people happy, vibing, and just generally letting themselves go from the daily grind. I’ve been...

Thomas Henley

Thomas Henley

My name is Thomas Henley, I run a top 5% podcast ‘Thoughty Auti Podcast’, all about Autism & Mental Health - independently presented, edited and promoted by my Autistic self. I’m also a Public Speaker, Commonwealth/British champion in Taekwondo, Biomedical...

Steph Hayes

Steph Hayes

Steph is a mum, artist and, most importantly, only human. We all have our own faults and foibles but join Steph on The Wellness Hour as she sign posts how you can overcome yours. The hope behind Steph’s show is she wants to enable you to take action and look after...

Peter Mcloughlin

Peter Mcloughlin

I’ve been a nurse for most of my life, and a part time amateur or semi-pro musician. Now I’m a retired nurse and a full time amateur musician. My passion has been music for ever, either listening or playing. The opportunity to create a radio programme is a chance to...

Open Country

Open Country

We are delighted to have the folk of Open Country as part of the broadcast - Open Country began in 1990 as a temporary project managed by The Countryside Commission, Harrogate Borough Council, North Yorkshire Social Services, Harrogate Health Authority and the...

Matt da Conga

Matt da Conga

Matt da conga has a long history on the North Yorkshire free party scene. Having lived in Harrogate (almost) his entire adult life he then decided to up sticks and move into the future by emigrating to Dubai, where he currently resides. Having gigged across Yorkshire...

Paul Richards

Paul Richards

I grew up in the 60’s at a time when pop music was just really starting to be heard on radio & TV. In the early 60’s the only way a teenager could hear this wonderful music was on Radio Luxembourg and then on the pirate radio stations bobbing up & down on the...

Andrew Cameron

Andrew Cameron

Andrew is a traitorous Scot who has lived in Harrogate for nearly most of his life. Being a co-host of The Beer Show, Andrew has been drinking beer (not always good beer - it builds character) since it was barely legal for him to do so and has been drinking craft beer...

Paul Fogarty

Paul Fogarty

Exiled from his native Lancashire for falling in love, Paul has lived in Harrogate for nearly 20 years. Under the name The Aperitif Guy, he writes and presents about food, drinks, hospitality and entertaining, drawing on a lifetime’s love of gathering friends and...

Karen Thornton

Karen Thornton

Karen Thornton is the presenter of Idling: A Storytime For Grown Ups - the radio show about local Stories. Ms Thornton is a fundraiser for MSF (Doctors Without Borders) and she also enjoys performing with her Middle Eastern Dance Troupe, Houriat. For more on Houriat,...

Simon Bleasdale

Simon Bleasdale

With a life long love of atmospheric and ethereal music, Simon presents the ‘To Etherea and Beyond’ show. From psychedelic pop songs, through minimal electronica, to soaring film scores, it’s all in there. Not restricted by genres, he showcases beautiful music to new...

Gary Grainger

Gary Grainger

"I’ve loved music since I was a child and I’ve loved the blues even longer! Listening to the radio introduced me to so many great presenters (Alexis Korner, Mike Raven, John Peel) and many many blues artists. I have played guitar in many bands, most of them blues or...

Rory Hoy

Rory Hoy

Rory Hoy is a multi award-winning Music Producer/DJ, Film Maker and Author. His music career has seen him producing 7 critically acclaimed albums and numerous EP’s, Singles, Remixes and Collaborations with other artists worldwide on various worldwide labels. Rory...

Galaxy Wolf In Space

Galaxy Wolf In Space

Galaxy Wolf in Space grew up in Harrogate but is currently based at the far side of the delta quadrant. He makes electronic music infused with electro, post-disco and world influences. Listen: Linktr.ee: www.linktr.ee/GalaxyWolfInSpace Spotify: Click HERE  Shows...

DJ Trev

DJ Trev

Buy me a latte but no pressure Born at a young age, Dj Trev has managed to make a living from playing other people's records, and occasionally talking a bit in between. Naysayers have been at pains to point out that is relatively easy; but it is worth remembering that...

Simon John

Simon John

From London to Leeds, New York to Miami the Balearic’s and more recently Joao Pessoa in North East Brazil Simon John brings the Subvert Show to HCR showcasing the deepest cuts from the unknown to the legendary while keeping that underground flavour. “Subvert” The...

Ms Chief

Ms Chief

Hi, I'm DJ Ms Chief. Mama, wife, writer and poet. I specialise in not doing as I'm told and my mission for this show is to bring you tunes that will make you smile, tunes that will make you dance and tunes that will help you to remember the magic in the world. Having...

Graham Mather

Graham Mather

Having lived in various parts of the UK and abroad, Mancunian Graham settled here in Harrogate in 1997 and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. Music has always been a big part of Graham’s life, starting to build a collection of 45 rpm singles from the age of 11 and...

alucidnation

alucidnation

As part of the drive to help the station's presenters gain a bit of money from their show, during the time of the Coronavirus Pandemic, we have included Bruce's Button below. Please, if you listen to his show and you feel you have gained any worth from listening...

Jack Sinclair

Jack Sinclair

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Destination Venus

Destination Venus

Founded in 2005 Destination Venus is Harrogate's independent comics store, hanging out under the stairs at the Everyman Cinema on Station Parade. We love comics, and we want you to love them too. Our current Proprietor has been involved in comics for more than thirty...

Mrs Moons

Mrs Moons

Mrs Moons is a self-confessed Folkie, influenced by everyone from Ewan MacColl to Ferocious Dog and everything in-between with bells on (although she draws the line at Morris Dancing!). She is a nature-lover, writer and hippy incognito and passionate about sharing...

Colin Scott

Colin Scott

My weekly music programme encompasses a mix of Jazz, Big Bands and Vocal. I try to cover a wide range of music and stories behind the recordings. I am a massive jazz fan. My taste in jazz covers quite a wide spectrum – from Luis Russell to George Russell, or if you...

JJ Kane

JJ Kane

I am a music consultant who has worked with Emerging bands artists for over 20 yrs. This radio show is on 3,600 stations worldwide. I came over to radio in 2016 due to poor health (Autoimmune disorders such as CFS FM LUPUS SLE and Chronic pain). Radio saved my sanity...

Claire Adams

Claire Adams

Hello, I’m Claire! I’ve lived in Harrogate now for over 6 years. Originally from Wetherby. My career has taken me down the Sales and Business Development path, which means that I have had the opportunity to travel all over the Country, exhibit at Trade Shows and meet...

Tony Gettings

Tony Gettings

Hi my name is Tony and I invite you to listen to my show entitled “Tony’s Music Box”. I play music from the 60/70/80/90’s which is aimed to bring back memories, no matter what your age group! Since an early age I have a desire to bring happiness to people and would...

David Sibbald

David Sibbald

A Scot from Edinburgh, David embarked on his radio career at Radio Clyde in the Newsroom. But the attraction of teaching Spanish, Russian, Portuguese and French was too strong to resist and he went on to be a Senior Teacher and a Junior School Head. Now retired, he...

Phil Ford

Phil Ford

Seasoned radio listeners in Harrogate will remember Phil Ford’s blend of Vaporwave and chill through the mid 2010’s when a sister station broadcast The Hip-Op at 7pm every Saturday. Well, that previous station is no longer with us but we wanted to share the show with...

Guerrilla Dub System

Guerrilla Dub System

Welcome to the Guerrilla Dub System podcast, Roots Conversation. Andy & Al explore the music that has influenced them throughout their lives, from rare cuts and dubs to well-known hits. Joined by DJ Scooby, they'll take you on a journey through the sounds of...

DJ Scooby

DJ Scooby

Hi, I am DJ Scooby, although I am know as Stewart to my Mrs. I am one of the co-founders of the best radio station in Harrogate, along with Allan & Andy. I have a few shows on the station and they are all available for you to tune in to on this website. So if you...

Allan Smyth

Allan Smyth

Allan Smyth is an AV engineer with a long history of playing and producing music of a myriad of genres. Having lived in Harrogate for nearly 40 years, Allan knows the town's nightlife like no other and draws on a great set of stories to keep you giggling for hours....

Andrew Backhouse

Andrew Backhouse

Andrew Backhouse is a musician, artist, photographer, and radio presenter from Harrogate. He’s a self-confessed radio geek who hopes to transmit his sense of wonder and enthusiasm to others when he discovers something new and interesting. Henri Chopin, AGF, and RuPaul...

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