Summer Socials

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Meet with colleagues for drinks, catch-ups, and to expand your network. Events taking place in London, Cardiff, Exeter, Southampton and more to follow

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Absolute Radio Presenters open up about anxiety

Leading presenters talk about their mental health in two roundtable discussions.

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Relive the 2023 ARIAS ceremony

Check out the photos, hear the audio, and see the full list of winners .

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London Summer Garden Party, 26 June, register now

Launching the ReelWorld Radio Academy 30 Under 30 with special guests

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Latest News

Introducing the BBC Sounds Audio Lab ‘Class of 2023’

A guest post by Khaliq Meer, Commissioning Executive, BBC Sounds Audio Lab Back in...

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Tim Blackmore MBE will be ARIAS guest of honour 

Tim's contribution to radio and audio will be recognised in the ceremony

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Radio icon Tony Blackburn to receive The Pioneer Award

Loved by listeners and the industry, Tony will be recognised at this year's ARIAS

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Recent Events - Watch now

The Podcast Show 2023

24 May 2023

The international event for the business of podcasting

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The 2023 ARIAS, at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane

2 May 2023

Radio and Audio’s most glittery night, hosted by Rylan and Fleur

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Chelmsford Marconi History Walk

29 Apr 2023

Join us in the birthplace of radio as we know it, for a walking tour taking in the original Marconi factory

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Upcoming Events

Summer Garden Party 2023

26 Jun 2023

Join us for drinks to launch the ReelWorld Radio Academy 30 Under 30

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Wales Branch Summer Social 2023

26 Jun 2023

Come to Cardiff, and catch up with friends, colleagues and meet new associates!

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South Branch Summer Social 2023

27 Jun 2023

Come to Southampton, and catch up with friends, colleagues and meet new associates!

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Patron Membership

Patron Membership offers a unique opportunity for businesses to support the further development of The Radio Academy


We are extremely grateful to all our Patron Member organisations, who support our work by buying membership for their entire teams. Thank you - we couldn't do our work without you.

7Digital 2022
aim 225
audible 2022
bauer 2021
bbc 2021
Benztown 2022
bfbs 2021
BCU 2022
boom radio 225
Broadcast Bionics 2022
dc thomson 2021
fix radio 225
go radio 115
manx radio 2021
News UK 2021
nottingham trent 2021
PPL 2022
PRS 2022
Premier 2022
radiocentre 2021
say it now 225
Sharp Stream 2022
sky news 225a
storytel 2022
TBI Media 2022
The Radio Dept 2022
Tindle Radio 2022
TuneIn 225
xperi 225

Affiliate Patrons

Our Affiliate Patrons are other charitable or grassroots organisations, that we recognise as providing a valuable service to the UK audio and radio sector. We work with our affiliates to provide their members access to our programme of events, and many receive free or discounted Radio Academy membership.

Care Radio 200
HBA Logo 115
Podium 200