DECEMBER SOUL CRUISE – TICKETS SOLD OUT
Tickets are SOLD OUT for the December Soul Cruise on SUNDAY DECEMBER 11, two large decks of music from Solar Radio DJs aboard m.v DIXIE QUEEN, sailing from Tower Pier (Tower Hill tube), 1pm to 6pm the price - just £20.00 each, with food available to purchase.
DIXIE QUEEN – TICKETING & BOARDING
All ticket-buyers for the Soul Cruise on Sunday aboard the Dixie Queen have been sent ticketing and boarding information by email, but for further guidance for those not familiar with the area, here are some images of key locations. There is no handy street parking in the area, so those attending are recommended to park away from the Tower vicinity and travel to the departure point at Tower Millennium Pier via the Circle or District tube line to Tower Hill and use the pedestrian subway from the station, under the roadway to the Tower concourse and pier access.
DIXIE QUEEN – RUNNING ORDER
Here is the running order for the Soul Cruise on Sunday...
Lower Deck: Tony Monson, Colin Hughes, Clive Richardson, Gary Spence, Steve Johns
Upper Deck: Steve Johns, P A by Leanne McCrei, Nick Aravis, P A by Martine Girault, Ash Selector, P A by Louise Mehan of SouLutions, James Anthony
Food to purchase will include wraps, panninis, sandwiches.
VALENTINE SOUL BOAT – TICKETS AVAILABLE!
Tickets are now available for the VALENTINE SOUL BOAT, on Sunday February 12 2017. This event will be aboard m.v. VISCOUNT, sailing from WESTMINSTER PIER, Victoria Embankment, SW1A 2HJ, departing at 2.00pm and returning at 7.00pm, with two floors of music from Solar Radio DJs, and food available to purchase. Tickets cost £20.00 each, and are available now HERE.
SOUL ON THE TYNE – TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE
Tickets are NOW AVAILABLE for a SOLAR RADIO event in NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, SOUL ON THE TYNE. This will be on SUNDAY MAY 28, 2017, aboard the PRIDE OF THE TYNE, featuring Solar Radio DJs including ANDREA ROBERTSON & JAMES ANTHONY departing from NORTH SHIELDS FERRY LANDING at 4.00pm and returning at 7.30pm, tickets just £12.00 each. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS.
TWO HOUR TAKE-OVER
SOUL CRUISES – Dates for 2017
With all tickets now sold for the final Boat Party of 2016, plans for next year are already well in hand, and we can now publish the full calendar of events in the SOUL CRUISE 2017 diary.
- Sunday February 12, Sunday April 2, Sunday May 7 (all 2.00pm to 7.00pm)
- Saturday May 27, 7.00pm to 12 midnight
- Sunday May 28th, 4 - 7.30pm SOUL ON THE TYNE
- Sunday July 2, Sunday July 30, Sunday August 20, Sunday September 24, Sunday October 29, Sunday December 17 (all 2.00pm - 7.00pm)
SOLAR RADIO ON DAB – NOW ALSO BRIGHTON
Solar Radio can now be heard on DAB in BRIGHTON, as well as in the London area, with the boundary of the North and South Circular Roads, Manchester, Birmingham and Norwich, all part of the Small Scale DAB trial as promoted by OfCom. If you are new to DAB radio receivers, it is worth noting that the most complete range of available stations will be found by doing a full scan near to a window and in the highest available location in your property.
SOUL CITIZEN – Autobiography of Clive ‘R’
Our Sunday morning 'In Orbit' man, CLIVE R, has written his autobiography - entitled SOUL CITIZEN- relating his memories and experiences over his fifty years as a soul fan, record-collector, music journalist, club and concert-goer, oh, and soul radio DJ!
Following the excellent response to his set on the April Soul Cruise, Clive is now making the book available direct to Solar Radio listeners. Purchase the book HERE
LISTEN TO SOLAR RADIO ON THE MOVE
There are several ways to access SOLAR RADIO on the move, via your Android, IPhone, Tablet or similar device and DAB, the latter to Birmingham, Brighton, London, Manchester & Norwich.
From the Android Play Store, free downloads are available of apps for either Radioplayer UK, TuneIn Radio or Nobex Radio, which you can install on your device in seconds and a quick search will soon reveal SOLAR RADIO, which can then be saved as a 'favourite' or can be 'followed'.
The Nobex Radio app is also suitable for use on an I-Phone, while the dedicated SOLAR RADIO app is also available from the Apple Store.
Your device can usually be linked to a car audio system via Bluetooth for in-car entertainment. Please ensure you have an adequate data package with your provider.
SOLAR RADIO is part new Ofcom initiative of experimental Small-Scale DAB radio for London, within the area bounded by the North and South circular roads and for the city of Norwich.
Please re-scan your DAB receiver.
MERCHANDISE – SOLAR RADIO T-SHIRTS etc
A range of SOLAR RADIO MERCHANDISE including branded clothing, t-shirts, sweatshirts and other items is available HERE.