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Bloomsbury Radio

Welcome to Bloomsbury Radio!

Our in-house radio station is broadcast from Bedford Square, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

We’re here to serve the communities of Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia and King’s Cross whilst providing students with the opportunity to experience community broadcasting and develop public-speaking, news-gathering and a whole host of transferable skills.

The station offers a mix of music, news on the hour as well as sports and entertainment updates. Culture, society, education and employment all come under the spotlight on our higher education-focused radio station. Check out our regular programming below.

Want to get involved?

Get in touch if you’re interested in on-air or off-air positions.

Weekly schedule

We broadcast all-day every day, check out our regular programming below. We’ll always lend an ear to anything exciting that’s going on around Bloomsbury, King’s Cross, Fitzrovia and across the capital though, so do check out our events.

Bloomsbury Breakfast
Weekdays at 8.30am

Join Bloomsbury Institute Law Student Andrea David every morning at 8.30am. Andrea signposts up-and-coming events for fellow students and what to look out for on campus. A great way to start your Bloomsbury day.

Victoria in Verse
Mondays at 7pm

Tune into Victoria Onofrei’s award-winning show that celebrates the world of poetry. Hear poets from around the globe talk about their work and how they respond to the world around them.

The Business Show
Mondays at 8pm

Bloomsbury Institute’s Arif Zaman keeps us informed on global business and enterprise trends, pushing the case for building sustainable and equitable businesses.

Bloomsbury Festival Highlights
Every day at 9pm

Your chance to catch Bloomsbury Festival Highlights. Behind the scenes conversations, live exclusive performances and award winning radio plays.

Let's Talk NHS
Mondays at 10pm

Peer Power Youth, NHS London Health and Justice in collaboration with Bloomsbury Institute provide a space for young people to talk with health care professionals. The show explores experiences of health care services and inequalities such as race, social class, gender and disability.

Student Life at Bloomsbury
Tuesdays at 7pm

What’s day-to-day life like for the students at Bloomsbury Institute? Hear life stories from our diverse and exciting student population.

Rico’s Political Hour
Tuesdays at 8pm

Rico Thai Richards is a young man whose passion is politics. His guests include local MPs and Rico has no hesitation in asking what needs to be asked.

A Peek Into Our Past
Tuesdays at 10pm

Student Juwairiyyah Qureshi presents A Peek Into Our Past, bringing the events of yesterday to life.

The Letter of The Law
Wednesdays at 7pm

Barra Fitzgibbon puts legal questions sent in by listeners to Bloomsbury Institute’s Principal Law Lecturer Dr. Joe Stevens.

Career Stories in the Field
Wednesdays at 8pm

Join Business Psychologist and coach Penny Strutton, for conversations with business leaders on how to navigate the graduate job market and succeed.

The Media Show
Thursdays at 7pm

Films, T.V. and video games honestly dissected and reviewed by two best mates Matt and Phillip.

The Arts Show
Thursdays at 8pm

Dive straight into London’s arts scene and find out what’s on and where with recent graduate Boyi Li.

How to be a VIP
Thursdays at 10pm

A show about living with or as a visually impaired person. Taylor Notcutt faclitates an inclusive conversation, helping listeners see the world through her eyes.

The BSGN Podcast
Fridays at 6pm

Join Anya James, Jayne Doherty, Jane John-Lewis and Nike Onyechi from the Brown Skin Girls Network building bridges and breaking down barriers.

Fridays at 7pm

Do you have a fear of missing out on classic films? The kind of movies you need to see before you die? Jake Clements has got your back. Sharing his bucket list of essential films and their wicked soundtracks.

Box of Music Chocolates
Fridays at 8pm

Get curious. Law student Haya Al-Amin plays music you don’t hear in the mainstream. Open your mind and discover new tunes.

Let's talk Camden Libraries
Saturdays at 6pm

Think you know everything about your local library? Think again. In partnership with Camden Libraries, listen in for updates, what’s on offer and for a reminder of just how important the library is to our local communities.

Barra and Cal Live
Saturdays at 7pm

Join Barra and Cal for a look at all that’s happening at Bloomsbury Institute in the week ahead, as well as all the top tunes to get you in the mood for the weekend. Two hours of music, banter and craic.

The Late Show
Saturdays at 8pm

Listen in to Nutun and Khaled, who joined Bloomsbury Radio through our Camden Libraries Outreach Programme. They talk everything London and generally what’s on their easy-going minds.

Social media buzz
Sundays at 12pm

Bloomsbury Institute Lecturer Javeria Anwar talks the good and bad when it comes to Social Media. With guest influencers and guest senior lecturers Javeria explores a world that we’re all a part of like it or not.

The Culture Show
Sundays at 7pm

Bloomsbury Institute’s Valeria MacDowall  presents The Culture Show; a celebration of the diverse world we live in.

The Wind Down Show
Sundays at 8pm

Join Bessie and recentre yourselves for the week ahead. Relaxing melodies and chill out tracks, old favourites and new.

World Music with Roben Alexandro
Sundays at 10pm

Roben loves to discover and discuss music from all around the world. Immerse yourself in something new and hear the stories behind the tunes Roben plays.

Listen to Bloomsbury Radio now!

Broadcasting 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Bloomsbury Radio offers a mix of music, news on the hour, sports and entertainment updates. Culture, society, education and employment all come under the spotlight on our higher education-focused radio station.