On this week's Sheer Isolation we're joined by Sam Robinson, who's part of the team at Marlborough's CD & vinyl shop, Sound Knowledge.
As well as the retail side, Sound Knowledge is also known for putting on in-store gigs and has hosted the likes of Ed Sheeran and Everything Everything since the sho
We're joined by comic book illustrator, Jess Bradley, on this week's Sheer Isolation.
Jon's old classroom buddy from St. Joseph's in Swindon has gone on to bigger and better things, including having regular strips and stories published in the Beano and Phoenix.
It's a rare moment in our podcast's hi
There are plans underway to turn a large, unused bandstand in the centre of Trowbridge into an active, outdoor stage for live performances this summer.
The project is being led by Sally Snail who has promoted grassroots dance, music and stage shows in Wiltshire for more than two decades through her
We're joined on this week's Sheer Isolation by musician, model maker and ecologist, Tom Haynes, a.k.a. Grasslands.
Tom tells us about how he got to tell off Jeremy Clarkson for wanting to build a pond, and how that ended up featuring on the TV star's new Amazon Prime series; Clarkson's Farm.
This week's Sheer Isolation is dedicated to the memory of Dave Young, who passed away last week.
Before retiring, Dave was the man behind two of Swindon's most respected music venues - the Victoria and the 12Bar.
He had an incredible passion for live music and was a key player in promoting grassroo
We're joined on this week's Sheer Isolation by Tom Mallard from the Riverbank Studios in Chippenham.
This community based recording and rehearsal studio offers support to teens through tutoring, reachout programmes, and giving young people a space to work together on musical projects.
As if the impa
Our guest on this week's Sheer Isolation has made it her mission to bring minority communities together through music, singing, and now movies.
Lorena Pino Montilla moved from Venezuela to teach Spanish in Wiltshire, and has always looked for ways of reaching out to groups who may feel isolated due
On this week's Sheer Isolation we're joined by guitar teacher and sound tech at Walcot House, Jamie Williams.
In the past year he's seen guitar students double with more lessons taking place on Zoom. And as well as getting prepared for the return of live music at his Bath based venue, he's also work
After more than a year of silence, the UK's grassroots musicians are starting to plan real-life events once again. Our guest on Sheer Isolation this week is flipping the perspective by encouraging communities in the West to put on events themselves, to help support seasoned singers, newbie performer
The past year has highlighted the need for mental health awareness across all sectors from big business to individuals.
On this week's Sheer Isolation we're joined by Tracy Sullivan from Open Minds Mental Health. She offers accessible training that helps us understand and better communicate with peo
We're joined on this week's Sheer Isolation by Dave Webber and Deb Hannis from the Chippenham Folk Festival.
Due to take place at the end of May, the four-day festival is being streamed online this year with organisers teaming up with the Chester Folk Festival to create a one-off weekend of collabor
On this week's Sheer Isolation we're joined by Isha McIntosh from the Bristol based community project, Life 2020.
As well as helping with life skills, wellbeing and alternative learning, Life 2020 provides a platform to upcoming musicians by booking them to play at networking events.
With lockdown r
It won't be long until venues across the West come out of hibernation and start entertaining us again.
The team at Trowbridge Town Hall have used their time over lockdown to breathe fresh life into the building.
Our guest on this week's Sheer Isolation is Events Manager, Jess Bennett. She tells us a