After a recent call to arms from BBC radio, Members of Fermanagh Writers will be showcasing their talents on air in the coming weeks. BBC radio ulster issued the call, for original content by local writers over a certain age (we won’t disclose). Several members of Fermanagh Writers have applied and been contacted to record their works for later broadcast. Bob Baird, Kate O’shea, Catherine Vallely and Wayne Hardman will all be showcasing.
The broadcasts will take place on the Sunday Time Of Our Lives programme, presented by Colm Arbuckle, sharing the lives, stories and talents of local folks.
The first of these will be Bob Baird reading some of his memoirs and an interview with Catherine Vallely, broadcasting today (sunday 22nd) between 2-3pm on BBC radio ulster and radio Foyle.
Next week has Kate O’shea and Wayne & Louise Hardman. Wayne will be discussing his unique upbringing with a team of eleven baseball playing surrogate mothers, whilst his wife Louise will be discussing her craft of unique handmade textile scarves. Kate O’shea will be performing her original spoken word poetry,Sunday 29th May.
If you miss any of the broadcasts they will be available to stream online via the iplayer radio > here.
Tune in and keep your ears open!