The 2016 Charles Parker Day will take place on Friday 18 March in Bristol at the Bower Ashton Campus of the University of the West of England. Tickets are now available at £30 (£20 for students etc) and can be booked online using Bookwhen – the price includes lunch and it’s possible to indicate dietary requirements when booking.
The day will reflect Charles Parker’s deep interest and involvement in theatre and drama. Bristol is a BBC hub for drama therefore it is appropriate to focus primarily upon that topic and on community radio which is also strong in Bristol. It is hoped to “build” a radio programme in front of the audience on the Day in a manner similar to one at Salford two years ago which replicated making one of the “new” radio ballads. A further proposed item would feature one or more Trustees or Friends presenting their own choice of clips from the Archive.