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SHINE ON-/IARTIST ROUNDTABLE EPISODE 2   - THE MUSIC MAKERS

The Music Makers

A round table conversation with a group of musicians of different ages. We’re joined in the Chapel FM studio by Roger, Pop, Andy and Pete to talk about their inspirations, how they write songs and what the generations can learn from each other. 

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Artist Roundtable Ep2- The Music MakersShineOn
00:00 / 44:07

SHINE ON -IN THE SPOTLIGHT - MARILYN HARBAGE - FEELING GOOD

Feeling Good

Marilyn Harbage is the director of Feeling Good Theatre Company, whose members are all over 55. Feeling Good started some years ago and continues to offer older people the chance to make their own work in a supportive, collaborative group. Lorraine Harding met Marilyn at the Playhouse to discover more about Feeling Good and to talk about why she remains passionate about theatre. 

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Shine on Feeling GoodShineOn
00:00 / 19:12

SHINE ON -IN THE SPOTLIGHT - BARBARA MALTHOUSE - A PLAYHOUSE ORIGINAL

A Playhouse Original

Barbara Malthouse is one of the original members of Heydays, the group for older creative people at Leeds Playhouse. She started at Heydays in 1990 and she’s still here all these years later. Pop met Barbara to find out why being creative is so important to her and what older people can still get out of coming to Heydays. 

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Shine on Playhouse.ShineOn
00:00 / 14:33

SHINE ON -IN THE SPOTLIGHT - MARG GREENWOOD- RETURN TO MUCK

Return to Muck

Marg Greenwood is a writer and musician who has a particular affinity with the Scottish islands of the Hebrides. In her book “Return to Muck”, Marg describes how her experiences with the people of the islands inspires her poetry and songs – and how she inspires others. Mally Harvey met Marg at a recent Shine On live broadcast at Chapel FM to find out more.

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Shine on muckShineOn
00:00 / 16:14

SHINE ON -IN THE SPOTLIGHT - CLEM ARCHIBALD - REALISED WORLDS

Realised Worlds

Clem Archibald, a self-taught painter in his 70s, has been creating art for most of his life. Originally from St. Kitts, he moved to the UK at the age of 7. Despite growing up in Leeds, his memories of the Caribbean skies and palm trees influence his work. These landscapes were showcased in his recent exhibition titled "The Agency of Realised Worlds" at Aire Place Studios. During a visit to Clem's home with Shine On producer Lily, we discussed his encounters with racism, his journey to becoming a painter, and his sources of inspiration.

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Shine on Realised WorldsShineOn
00:00 / 27:03

SHINE ON -IN THE SPOTLIGHT - PAT HUNTER - ALL ABOUT SEVEN

All About Seven

Pat Hunter was one of the original founders of Seven Arts, a thriving arts venue in the heart of Chapel Allerton. She continues to volunteer at the venue to this day. Judy Wild met Pat in the events space at Seven to talk about the origins of the project, how it has evolved and why creativity is important.

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Shine on All about 7ShineOn
00:00 / 19:58

SHINE ON -IN THE SPOTLIGHT - CAROL GOLD - TREASURED MEMORIES

Treasured Memories

Carol Gold is an oral historian. She’s passionate about listening to the stories of her Jewish community in Leeds and she shares them in books and podcasts. As Carol says, she’s a people person. Judy Wild met Carol to find out more about her life, the Jewish stories project, why it’s important to her and how we can all learn from people’s treasured memories.

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Shine on Treasured MemoriesShineOn
00:00 / 31:41

SHINE ON -IN THE SPOTLIGHT - BARNEY BARDSLEY - A WANDERING PATH

A Wandering Path

Barney Bardsley has been an author, a poet, a teacher and a facilitator. She loves words, but she also loves movement – she’s a qualified Tai Chi instructor. As Barney has wandered life’s path, she’s kept creativity at the centre. Mally Harvey meets her to discover more about her story.

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In the Spotlight - A Wandering PathShineOn
00:00 / 41:23

SHINE ON -IN THE SPOTLIGHT - CAROLINE NOH - TRAILBLAZER

Trailblazer

A conversation with creative powerhouse Caroline Noh. Caroline has always been at the forefront of social change. As an actor, she appeared in the West End in “Oh Calcutta!” and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.”, both shows that were revolutionary in their time. Behind the scenes, she was artistic director of a disabled theatre company, fighting for rights and accessibility. Jaspreet met Caroline to find out about her extraordinary life and how she has blazed a trail through the arts world.

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In the Spotlight - TrailblazerShineOn
00:00 / 42:30

SHINE ON -IN THE SPOTLIGHT - LEEDS PEOPLE'S CHOIR - THE POWER OF SONG

The Power of Song

Jean and Chris are members of Leeds People’s Choir, a welcoming, inclusive singing group based in Leeds. They talk to Phil Harvey about how singing together as a group changed their lives for the better. The choir have a new song, “Women of Leeds” and Jean reveals her personal connection to the inspirational women they sing about.

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In the Spotlight - The Power of SongShineOn
00:00 / 19:32

SHINE ON -IN THE SPOTLIGHT - EVELYN FRIEND - COMPELLED TO CREATE

Compelled to Create

Evelyn Friend is a visual artist who uses watercolours and lino-print to create beautiful landscapes and scenes of Yorkshire. She always had an interest in art, but it was only when she got older that she found the space and time to put creativity at the centre of her life. Evelyn speaks to Lorraine Harding about her life, her art and what compels her to create.

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In the Spotlight - Compelled to CreateShineOn
00:00 / 15:37

SHINE ON -IN THE SPOTLIGHT - TAMARA MCLORG - EVERYBODY DANCES

Everybody Dances

Tamara McLorg is an internationally renowned choregrapher, now living and working with older people in Leeds. Tamara is passionate about the power of dance to change lives. Mally Harvey and Margaret Bending spoke to her about her beginnings as a dancer, her commitment to communities using their bodies to move, and what she’s up to currently. Recorded as part of a Shine On live broadcast at Chapel FM.

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In the spotlight - Everybody DancesShineOn
00:00 / 15:55

SHINE ON -IN THE SPOTLIGHT - BRIAN DANIELS - EDUCATING AND ENTERTAINING

Educating and Entertaining

After a business career, Brian Daniels was drawn to the theatre, first as an impresario, then as a playwright and an actor. His plays often have a social message and aim to change the world. Valerie Wood-Robinson talks to Brian about his life, his work and what inspires him.

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In the spotlight - Educating And Entertaining ShineOn
00:00 / 20:48

SHINE ON-/IARTIST ROUNDTABLE EPISODE 1   - MY END IS MY BEGINNING

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My End Is My Beginning

In this round table discussion we bring together three people to talk about their lives as older artists. Three friends, three different stories, three women. When they finished paid work they took the opportunity to do what they’d always wanted to do, which was to put creativity at the centre of their lives. One become a poet, one became a visual artist and one became a storyteller. They’ve known each other for 40 years but this was a chance for the trio to share a bit about their journeys as artists.

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Artist Roundtable Ep1- The End Is My BeginingShineOn
00:00 / 36:54

SHINECAST-/IN FOCUS   - RETHINK AGEING - A ROUND TABLE CONVERSATION

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Rethink Ageing

As we get older, we start to think differently about age. We sit down with three interesting people to pick their brains on how they view the ageing process. Can we alter our mindset and keep ourselves young? Featuring writer Peter Spafford, and Shine regulars Mally Harvey and Ruth Steinberg.

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In focusShineon
00:00 / 56:47
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