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Kettle’s Yard will be closed between 23 December 2021 – 3 January 2022 inclusive.

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13 February 2019, 8am–7pm

Tune in to a one day special broadcast celebrating Radio!

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 is World Radio Day. Catch us on air on Cambridge 105 Radio throughout the day. Inspired by pioneering developments in radio by Pye Ltd in Chesterton, artist Hannah Kemp-Welch has been working with residents of North Cambridge to explore, create and capture stories, songs and sounds which celebrate the diversity of voices within our community.

Hear from residents of North Cambridge: local histories, hopes for the future, playlists, performances, conversations and archival material.

Listen to Cambridge 105 Radio online at, find us on RadioPlayer, your mobile or SmartSpeaker. Tune your radio to 105FM or DAB Digital Radio across the City of Cambridge & South Cambridgeshire

Full schedule*

Cambridge Breakfast show:
Jim Ede – hear archival material from the founder of Kettle’s Yard

Today show:
Wintercomfort – listen to stories and songs from people experiencing homelessness

Phil Rowe show:
Meadows Community Centre – James Lees will talk about his love of singing and about the power of karaoke in a social care setting
CamSight – hear beatboxing and singing made by people with low vision and blindness

Neil Whiteside show:
Rowan Humberstone – listen to ceramic students with special educational needs talk about their interests and art
Cambridge African Network will share stories and songs about masquerades

Drive show:
Romsey Mill – hear young people talk about Grime, volunteering at Romsey Mill and original music

6–7pm Live Hour

At 6pm, listen to a live hour with Open House artist in residence Hannah Kemp-Welch and special guests.

Pye History Trust – Roger Crabtree talks about the social impact of Pye Ltd in Cambridge.

The Grove Primary School – pupils explore old and new technology.

Cambridge and District Amateur Radio Club – introduction to ham radio, the social aspect and data signal sounds.

Cambridge Community Arts – Music Production students explore the music scene, featuring an interview with Storey’s Field Community Centre in Eddington

North Cambridge Academy – Arts Ambassadors introduce ‘The Rad Lads’ radio show covering nostalgia, school rules and Brexit

Arbury Primary School – children share their ‘wishes for the world’.

Open House Radio has been made possible thanks to:

Akeman Street Art Club
Arbury Carnival
Arbury Primary
Cambridge District Amateur Radio Club
Cambridge African Network
Cambridge Community Arts
Cambridge Centre for Computing History
Cambridge Manor Care Home
Cambridge Museum of Technology
Chesterton Festival
Chesterton History Society
The Church of the Good Shepherd
Holiday Lunches
The Grove Primary School
Open House Community Panel
Pye History Trust
North Cambridge Academy
The Red Hen Project
Romsey Mill
Rowan Humberstone
Transition Cambridge
Turtle Dove


From 8 March – 22 April 2019, Hannah Kemp-Welch2018 Open House artist-in-residence, shares the process and outcome of her year-long residency with North Cambridge communities in a display in the Research Space at Kettle’s Yard.

About Open House

Open House is a long-term collaboration between Kettle’s Yard and our neighbouring communities in North Cambridge.Open House is a long-term creative programme with Kettle’s Yard and communities in North Cambridge. Each year the community selects the Open House Artist in Residence.

Open House Radio has been developed with artist Hannah Kemp-Welch throughout 2018–19.


*Schedule is correct at time of publication. We will update details of changes to the schedule as much as possible but please be aware that it may change at the last minute due to the nature of live radio and being subject to breaking news or other unforeseen circumsatnces.

 Copyright Open House, Kettle’s Yard. All contributors to Open House Radio and Hyperlocal Radio have consented to participate and given their permission to be recorded, and for that material to be broadcast, exhibited and published.