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Our Story


Our Story. It all started with an idea… We were part of Frome FM, a local community radio station, and we wanted to produce a radio programme that featured live music and musicians with higher quality production than simply setting up a single studio microphone. So our first live music show (we called it the

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News

Coming up next…


We are back!!! …in our Covid-19 secure studios with a fantastic line up of artists. Dates for our LIVE shows for 2022 at 8pm… Mon 14th Feb 2022 – Palooka 5 Mon 28th March 2022 – The Radio Makers More dates and bands added every week Tune in to Facebook @visualradioarts at 8pm And there’s

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Supporting LIVE music…


If you like what we’re doing please ‘like’ and ‘follow’ us on Facebook …and please support us with a small donation.   We do all of this voluntarily and the only financial support we get is from generous people like you …thank you so much!!  Pay with PayPal… or by bank transfer… Sort code: 30-98-97

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Ticketed Live Events


The Visual Radio Arts team and technology is available for ticketed live performances on Facebook, all recorded and produced in our studio. If you have an audience ready to buy tickets then get in touch. Ticketed shows can be produced on a risk share basis – a % split of ticket income. No outlay upfront for the

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NEW LIVE shows on Visual Radio Arts…


Dates for our NEW LIVE shows… Sat 14th March 2020 – The Lost Trades -folk/blues Sat 21st March 2020 (1pm) – Steve Mercy – acoustic Sat 4th April 2020 – Molly & The Moon – indie, country, folkie Fri 17th April 2020 – Kevin Brown – blues, Americana Sat 18th April 2020 – Palooka 5 – surf

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Equipment hire


We have a range of sound equipment available for dry hire on a day or week rate. Each hire attracts £100 deposit, repaid in full when the equipment is returned. All hire charges to be paid in advance. Proof of identity and address required. PayPal or card payments only. Hirers are responsible for collection, operation and

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Meet The Team

Phil Moakes


Phil Moakes Producer Phil founded Visual Radio Arts along with partner Maggie. Phil has worked as a sound engineer, led the Board of a community venue and co-founded a community radio station. He also works in IT Service Management. Interests – live music, science fiction & bananas.

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Maggie Gregory


Maggie Gregory Producer Mags is co-founder and director of Visual Radio Arts.  She is a former chairman of FromeFM and is actively involved in the Girlguiding movement with Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers. By day she works as an IT Project Manager.  Her interests include fun swimming, penguins, binge watching and chocolate.

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Matt Sims


Matt Sims Video Producer Researcher, radio presenter, local busy-body and amateur cosplayer. Matt has been experimenting with audio and visual mediums for most of his life, recording his own radio shows on cassette as a child, presenting on college radio as a teenager, studying media arts and more recently volunteering on community radio projects. Other interests

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Sara Vian


Sara Vian Guest Presenter Sara Vian (Coffield) is a singer, songwriter, radio presenter on Frome FM & executive assistant at Graceful Solutions. She loves cats, real fires & believing the sky’s the limit!

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