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Posted by on May 31, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on THE LEGENDARY DJ DEREK

Tweet Ujima radio’s Milo (Lyrical Minded Sun 8-10pm) has presented and written a script for the Radio 4 documentary ‘DJ Derek a Local Legend’.  You can hear the programme on Radio 4 on Fri 1st June at 11am. DJ Derek (born Derek Morris 1942) is a Bristol-based DJ whose blend of 60s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music has made him an icon for many in the industry, including a host of Jamaican producers and Massive Attack.DJ Derek spent 10–18 years working as an accountant at Cadburys, yet gave it up to play reggae in the St Pauls area of Bristol. He has also featured in Dizzee Rascal’s music video Dirtee Disco playing himself as a DJ in a disco hall for old aged pensioners. On April 27th 2012 Derek was awarded the lord mayors medal for his...

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Bristol Urban Sport

Posted by on May 29, 2012 in News, News Archive | Comments Off on Bristol Urban Sport

Tweet Bristol Urban Sport – from 23/05/2012 to 09/09/2012 The exhibition will look at the range of sports that take place using the city’s infrastructure- both the natural landscape and the urban environment. This is a great opportunity for Bristol Urban Sport and everybody involved. The exhibition will be able to uncover the more unusual sporting activities that have taken place in the city and tap into the wide range of alternative sports that take place across Bristol today. The aim will be to bring together contemporary and historical stories to give a picture of people who use the city for sport. Revealing why the city’s unique landscape influence particular sports and visa versa....

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Posted by on May 25, 2012 in Events, News Archive | Comments Off on DJ STYLE vs KING P.

Tweet The highly anticipated DJ Soundclash which had to be rescheduled, is back on again. Ujima’s Rumble on the Radio series bring’s two of the station finest together, for a musical duel. Both wil be armed & dangerous so expect some explosive selections. The Contestant DJ STYLE vs KING .P Rules of Engagements Hip Hop, Reggae, Rare Grooves, RnB Old School Friday 8th June 2012 The Bank 84 Stokes Croft Bristol BS1 3QY Doors 10pm-4am Free entry before midnight F.F.F join Ujima Facebook group or follow us on Twitter @ujimaradio

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Posted by on May 25, 2012 in News Archive | Comments Off on RUMBLE ON THE RADIO

Tweet The Rumble on the Radio series is now becoming a broadcasting phenomenon throughout Bristol and the airwaves since being originally launched in September 2011. This Easter saw the first female encounter in Easter, and not forgetting a memorable night for all you lovers on The Love Clash on Valentines Night. So once more by popular demand we bring you the next episode in this Sound-Clash, fellow Ujima presenters and DJ’s will be once again putting their musical skills up against one another on-air, to see who could withstand the musical onslaught. Who will be victorious in what will be the fifth encounter in this musical series? To celebrate the festivities of the Diamond Jubilee Bank holiday weekend we will be once more going in, tune for tune this time with the Best of British featuring UK only acts on...

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The Olympic Torch arrives on Bristol

Posted by on May 22, 2012 in News Archive | Comments Off on The Olympic Torch arrives on Bristol

Tweet The torch will arrive today, 22 May, in Bitton at 5pm. It will be carried into the city from Hanham before covering 13 miles of Bristol’s roads over a period of 15 hours. Tens of thousands of people are expected to come out today and tomorrow to cheer the torchbearers as they carry the flame through the streets in the once-in-a-lifetime event. The torch will be taken along Church Road in St George to Old Market and Castle Park (around at 6.45 pm) before reaching the city docks and sailing down the river under Prince Street bridge to Millennium Square for arriving by boat at the Amphitheatre evening celebration approximately at 7.20 pm. Paralympian sailor and former Post Gold Star winner Blaire Hannan, 21, from Stoke Bishop, will board Bristol Sailability’s “Aiming High” powerboat with the torch in...

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