What’s On 2023-08-18

Here’s what’s on FABULOUS 4LEGS Radio

7am – 9am The Pete Brady Breakfast Show

Let me help you get started on the bright side this morning. Two hours of great music including performances from Billy Joel, my Featured Artist this week. All tracks are selected to set you up for the last working day of the week and a great weekend. Don’t miss it!

9am – 11am Yabber Yabber with Chris Capel

Local Arm Wrestler Jason Hill (pic right) is today’s guest. Jason competes at a very high standard and he’ll be talking to Chris about the sport and how he got into it. Plus there’s the usual “Business Matters” slot which covers important stories from the UK economy and Brian Quinn is back with  a round-up of  all the local news and event info in “What’s New Mr Q”. There will of course be some tunes as well. Enjoy!

11am – 12noon The Sheepdrove Eco Show

In this month’s Sheepdrove Eco Show, Rosie Kindersley is excited about Sheepdrove Organic Farm’s first ever brush harvest of wildflower seeds and Penny explores the benefits of native breeds of bee with Jonathan Allchorne from Tudor Thatch Honey in Wickham, an introduction to clean energy heat pumps for your home with John Downe from Hungerford Environmental Action Team, and how to pick blackberries and hazelnuts and why to pick nettle seeds with Newbury forager Verity Murricane.

This week’s Show has been sponsored by Sheepdrove Organic farm

12noon - 12.30pm Downlands Racing with Chris Carter Brennan

Chris Carter Brennan is the sole expert on today’s Downland Racing with Pat Murphy being away. Chris will look back at the past week in racing and previews the weekends race cards at Newbury, Ripon and The Curragh.

12.30pm – 1.30pm The D.I.Y. Show with Keith Fryer

Today’s Subjects for all you D.I.Y. experts is flooring. There seems to be an increasing amount of interest in stone and porcelain floors. One option that creates quite an impression is indoor/outdoor, where people fit a new patio door and the flooring appears to go right through, by using different thicknesses of material. Also, The increased use of underfloor heating has made ‘stone’ more popular, because it’s nice and warm.

1.30pm – 2.30pm Pop Quizzical with Tim Stutt

Another round of the fortnightly Pop Quiz with regular presenter and ‘Popmiester’ Tim Stutt.

2.30pm - 3.30pm Classical gas with Chris booth

Long Before Disco and club music people would dance at stately occasions and one of the most popular was ‘The Waltz’ . There have been some really good well known waltz tunes written by composers over the years and in this weeks classical gas Chris will be playing the most popular and sharing the stories behind them .

3.30pm - 5.30pm Face2Face with Tim & Linda Forrester

On Face2Face this week (which starts at 3.30), Tim and Linda return from Derbyshire with some local stories old and new, reflect on Michael Parkinson and remember some of his guests, and look back to find out why men in court used to wear wigs. The music ranges from The Band to Frank Sinatra and from Chris Rea to Peggy Lee. 

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