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Source FM is a radio station for Cornwall, UK made by and for the people who live and work in and around Falmouth and Penryn. We have an eclectic schedule of music and chat shows for you to listen to at all times of the day and night.  Nose around the What’s on When and Presenters section to get an idea of who works here and what they say about their radio programmes, and don't forget to leave some feedback on the Your Say page.

Source FM can be whatever you want it to be because the station is open to volunteers of all ages and walks of life. We're always looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help make Source FM a vibrant and interesting local radio station. Whether you fancy presenting, producing documentary programmes, or helping with marketing and event organisation then get in touch with your local Cornish radio station by emailing: enquiries@thesourcefm.co.uk

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Thin Air

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Source FM would like to say a huge thank you to the Community Grants Programme, which is funded by the European Social Fund and the Skills Funding Agency for the offer of £14,000 funding which will support the delivery of a training scheme for unemployed individuals called ‘Thin Air’.

‘Thin Air’ gives Source FM the opportunity to provide free training to local unemployed people in radio production. It doesn’t matter if you are 19 or 90 Source FM want to hear from you.  The courses will only take up a minimum of 3 hours a week and it is scheduled to run in 12-week blocks from November 2014 until March 2015. However, space is very limited and will be reserved on a first come first served basis.

Source FM are especially interested in hearing from the following groups:

·People with physical or learning disabilities or health conditions

·People aged over 50

·Lone parents


·People from Ethnic Minorities

·People aged 20 to 25

If you fit any of the descriptions listed here and have an interest in producing your own radio show and maybe becoming the next Lawrence Reed then why don’t you get in touch with Station Manager – Matthew Rogers on 07789 746933 or email matthew@thesourcefm.co.uk The course begins in November and will run in 12-week-long blocks until March 2014.


Parklive 19th October 2014

Parklive 19th October 2014

Make sure you don't miss the final Parklive of 2014..!

Also confirmed:

  • Martin Coote
  • Mac Dunlop
  • Sleep Cycles
  • Telltales
  • Zumba
  • and Jonah's Lift...!


Parklive September 2014

Parklive is back on September 21st in Kimberley Park and the weather forecast is looking good.

‘ParkLive’ showcases the creative talent living in and around the Falmouth and Penryn area. They are a community-centred activity for local families and visitors to attend.

Special Attractions:
Circo D'Eliatrix. Fire Spectacular

Park Stage
Kyanna Cleave Music 
Shades Of Blue 
* Conway Titty and Tammy Whynot 
* Robbie Sinclair 
Louella & The Gambit 
* Tony Njoku 
October Rocks 
Holographic Leather Jacket 

Spoken Word Tent
Open Mic slots on the hour every hour between 1pm and 5pm - so come and have a go yourself!

* At 1pm Daave Raavepoems Youlden will start off our show for the day with a ten minute spoken word slot then.

* 1:15 to 2pm includes Will Salter and others
One half of the incredible Sketch House Story Emporium Will will delight and provoke with his dada sound-poem set. "Not exactly wordy - but vocal nonetheless"!

* 2:15 to 3pm Telltales
We're please to announce that Telltales the bi-monthly night for readers, writers and listeners will be reading their work. The Telltale writers will include Clare Howdle, Sarah Valmai, Aaron Kent and Genevra Fletcher. If you are keen to hear what Cornwall’s writing scene has to say for itself, come along and listen - all ears welcome.

* 3:15 to 4pm Caravanserai
One definition of a caravan is "a company of people", and a Caravanserai is a place where companies of people meet. Come and join the storyteller Mac Dunlop and singer songwriter Jeanne Naylor for forty five minutes of good company from two regulars of The Fireside Sessions.
Mac Dunlop will perform some new work from his recent Pieces of 8 story commissions which took place around Falmouth during the Tall Ships Festival as part of Fascinate Falmouth 2014.
Jeanne’s music is inspired by 80s artists and 90s garage sounds. Her vocal performance is principally influenced by soul. This budding songwriter makes electronic music but writes her material on acoustic instruments.

* 4:15 to 5pm The Sketch House
This last slot in the Spoken Word Marquee is being programmed by the illustrious Sketch House, and is sure to pack a lot into a short space of time. Come along and enjoy!