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Simon Diegan

Poetic Beats is a monthly show containing an eclectic mix of music, poetry and a focus on the vibrant art scene taking place in Thame. Haddenham and surrounding villages. Each month we will feature poetry ranging from the classics to poems produced by local poets.

There will also be interviews with poets, writers and anyone who is involved in the creative space. If you are a poet, writer or artist and would like to participate in Poetic Beats then please get in touch with Red Kite Radio.

Maybe you would like your favourite poem, or a piece of your own poetry read on air, or would like to talk about your writing or art.  Additionally, if you have an event linked to poetry, writing or creative arts happening in the Red Kite Radio area and would like it featured then please get in touch.

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The schedule for the shows are:

16th February 12:00

16th March 12:00

13th April 12:00

18th May 12:00

15th June 12:00

Join Pete Simester every Wednesday evening for two hours of great Country music. All the hits from the Country and Western scene with some unique insights about the artists, old and new, young and old.

Saturday night is eighties night across Haddenham. Thame and the villages. We have got it all - from Dance to Electronic, New Romantics to Pop. Join Alex as he relives the glamour, rock and pop of the disco and early video days of the 80's. 

Take a trip down 70's memory lane. From flares and medallions to punk and rock. Howard Bond was there. He loves the seventies and relives it every Monday night. Join Howard for 2 hours of classic seventies on a Monday evening, all played on his eight track cassette system (actually not, but we can pretend!)

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