Pigpen Radio is a social enterprise radio station based in Bristol, England. Our eclectic playlist features reggae, funk, hip hop, ska, dub, trip hop, balkan, swing, jazz and everything inbetween listen in popup player

We aim to improve wellbeing with positive music and increase awareness of important global issues with conscious music. We support creative commons and fairer music licensing find out more

We are always interested in hearing new music. If you have music you would like us to consider playing get in touch

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    The Farm, St Werburghs, Bristol

    Pigpen Radio Presents

    Pigpen Social 8th Birthday Hoedown - Return to The Farm!

    Saturday 2nd May 2015 midday to midnight at The Farm Pub, St Werburghs, Bristol

    Roll up! Roll up! Pigpen Social is back and we are celebrating our 8th birthday with a hoedown! Live music, Pigpen DJs, fun cycling activities, free bike workshops, free book shop and more. Oink! Oink!

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    Activities include:
    Dr Bike, free safety checks and adjustments
    Children's bicycle carousel with traditional fairground soundsystem
    Pedal powered spin painting
    Pedal powered smoothie maker
    Pedal powered off grid soundsystem
    Light bulb challenge, generating electricity with pedal power
    Contraptions and trailers exhibition
    Refurbished bicycle exchange and shop, low cost kids and adult bikes
    Accessories shop, fully stocked with all the essentials
    Bicycle frame specialist spray shop

    Music includes Batala Bristol (live samba reggae drumming) and DJs Bubaking (funk breaks anything goes party mashup!)

    Thank you to all our collaborators on this event: APE Project, Batala Bristol, Book-Cycle, Bubaking, Better By Bike, Bristol Pedal Revolution, Cycletricity, The Farm Pub, Happy City, Julian House Bike Workshop.

    Pigpen Social 8th Birthday Hoedown - poster

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Pigpen Radio aims to …

  • Improve happiness and wellbeing with positive music
  • Increase awareness of important global issues with conscious music
  • Provide a international platform for up & coming musicians to promote their art
  • Support alternative and fairer copyright licensing

Pigpen Social parties aim to …

  • Engage with attendees regarding important local and global issues
  • Provide an environment that encourages the sharing of knowledge
  • Empower attendees to create positive change in their communities
  • Raise awareness of the organisations activities
  • Raise funds for the organisations activities
  • Deliver a fun party!

All music on our playlist is Creative Commons licensed or directly licensed or royalty free. We do not have a license from PRS or any other comparable licence collection organisation. To play your music we require permission from the relevant copyright holders, so please only send us your music if you can provide this permission.