Sun, Sand & Student Radio: Boardmasters 2016

Cornwall’s coastline boasts some of the best Sunshine you’ll find in British Summertime and they also boast one of the UK’s most beloved festivals, Boardmasters. We sent Niall Johnson and Nick Harris of RaW 1251am down to find out what the festival is all about. You can read their review and hear their coverage below:… read more

Playlist Meeting #3

Hello and welcome along Student Radio music teams to another SRA Playlist Meeting! One of the hardest things for Music Teams amongst our members to do is perfect the sound of Student Radio. Ultimately there is no right or wrong answer to what you playlist on your station as tastes vary but if you’re needing… read more

Hertfordshire’s Standon Calling 2016 welcomes us

As our #SummerofFestivals continues, we had the opportunity to attend and bring you coverage from Standon Calling 2016. Burst’s Sophia Ikirmawi was on hand to head down to the festival for us, and you can hear and read her coverage from the weekend here: Standon Calling 2016 is the eleventh year of founder Alex Trenchard’s… read more

We join The Jagerhaus at Kendal Calling

There aren’t many festivals with as gorgeous settings as Kendal Calling, which sits in the Lake District. John Alexander of Demon FM travelled to the festival for us joining the Jagerhaus team to have a great weekend. Read his thoughts on the weekend and listen to our podcast from Kendal Callling here: Walking on to… read more

Sheffield shines at Tramlines 2016

Our #SummerOfFestivals continues with Tramlines 2016. We feel really thankful to have the opportunity to bring you coverage from this one because it’s unlike any other festival. It takes place through-out the City Centre of Sheffield with the community of Sheffield really helping to make the experience as magical as it can be. We sent… read more

Truck Festival 2016 Brings The Noise!

Oxfordshire’s Truck Festival may not be the first festival that comes to mind but our trip this year makes a case for it being the best in the UK. The line-up was headed up by lots of great bands like Catfish & The Bottlemen, Manic Street Preachers and Kodaline with a plethora (love that word)… read more

SRA Playlist Meeting #2

Welcome to another Playlist Meeting SRA Music Peeps! One of the hardest things for Music Teams amongst our members to do is perfect the sound of Student Radio. Ultimately there is no right or wrong answer to what you playlist on your station as tastes vary but if you’re needing some inspiration or advice then… read more

2000 Trees Rocks Our World!

Once a year, tucked away in Gloucestershire woodland, all the best rock bands come out to play. The festival is called 2000 Trees and this year we had the chance to do coverage from it. Matt Wester and Corinne Torpey from Tone Radio were on site for us and you can hear and read their… read more

SRA visit Scotland’s legendary T in the Park

Of all of the UK Summer festivals, none are rivalled in big field sing-a-longs, thousand-strong punter chants and ‘goin pure mad fir it’ as Scotland’s legendary T in the Park. So when the opportunity came up for us to cover the festival this year, we were stoked! We sent down Fly FM’s Jen Thomas and… read more

SRA join the fun at Brownstock

We have been doing our best to get to every big party this Summer, and recently we had the chance to head down to Essex for Brownstock Festival. The line-up was headed up by Tinie Tempah, Kelis and Mark Ronson whilst also boasting lots of other Student Radio favourites. We sent down Jess Campbell and… read more