North West Branch

The North-West Branch of The Radio Academy would LOVE you to join us for our Christmas Quiz hosted by the very lovely Stephanie Hirst. We'll also be looking back at the North-West Radio Year and presenting the North-West Newcomer 2015. (There's a small charge of £3 per person for quiz teams, the maximum number per team is six people). Here’s the link to our facebook event -

The chair of the North West Branch is John Ryan, Director of 2ZY and chair of Gaydio in Manchester.

If you would like more information on the Branch, please contact us.

North West Branch: How Did the Musicians get on Music Radio??

20th Nov 08 - Matt & Phreds, 64 Tib Street Northern Quarter Manchester

We bring together some of Manchester's finest musicians and broadcasters. They all have different stories but they all share radio and musicianship. How much does one effect the other and what is their experience of being on both sides of the media/artist fence?

Guests including Guy Garvey (6Music), Clint Boon (Xfm) and Mike Sweeney (Rock Radio).

Producer/Chairman: Mike Walsh, Xfm.

Radio Social & Quiz

22nd April 08 - Kaz Bar in Tiger Tiger, Printworks, Manchester

The Radio Social & Quiz, is the first of the new Radio Academy North West branch events. The event be introduced by new BBC Radio Manchester signing John Thomson before handing over to Hirsty for one of his legendary radio pub quizes, back in Manchester by popular demand!