Listen Again to Telling Tales and Meet the Winners

Julie Barker, centre, with junior winner Lydia Adrian and adult champion Liz Sullivan.

Julie Barker, centre, with junior winner Lydia Adrian and adult champion Liz Sullivan.

Vixen 101’s creative writing series, Telling Tales, has ended with the prize-giving for a short story competition run in 2014.
The 55-minute show, presented by Julie Barker, has given a platform to writers and poets from across East Yorkshire, Hull and York, since its launch in April.
Click here to go to the programme page and listen to the show.

Saturday Flight Classic Rock 18th October 2014

This week on Saturday Flight Classic Rock:

Rainbow, Steely Dan, Matt Schofield, Metallica, Van Halen, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Anthony Gomes, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Bad Company, Dr. Feelggod, Zombies, Alice Cooper, Alan Parsons Project, Richard Ashcroft, Toto, Gwyn Ashton, Eric Clapton, Talk Talk, Whitesnake, Dare, Robert Palmer, Edgar Winter Group.

Plus the current single from Joe Bonamassa from his new album.

6 – 8pm on 101.8 FM stereo, with Paul Stellings

Telling Tales Show Bows Out with Local Winners

Telling Tales presenter, Julie Barker.

Presenter Julie Barker at Burnby Hall Gardens

Join us on Saturday at 4pm to find out which talented residents of East Yorkshire have won the Vixen 101 Telling Tales creative writing competition in 2014, in conjunction with the Pocklington Post

The show bows out this weekend with a special programme recorded on location at Burnby Hall Gardens in Pocklington. This was the venue where the winners of the station’s summer short story challenge were announced. Presenter, Julie Barker, talked to the winners.

Telling Tales, which will be aired at 4pm on Saturday, also features Karl Sheridan from Holme Upon Spalding Moor and Brough-based writer Neil Wesson. Hear it via this website, on the Tunein app on mobiles or on 101.8FM.

Power failure

We would once again like to apologise for the break in transmission between 9am & 11:40am. This was due to a power failure affecting Market Weighton including our studio centre on the High Street and was beyond our control.  We still have issues regarding some of our equipment, hence some of our internet streams may be unavailable.

Weekend Guide on Vixen 101

Join Tony Barker from 11-1 today for a guide to various events in East Yorkshire. He’ll be talking to a member of the group Pacific Curls about their opening concert for ArtERY Live 2014/15; Open Studios begin this weekend and we will be hearing what is on offer from two venues; poet Mike Smith is staging a charity concert in Howden next Friday. He’ll be telling us more about this work; Reverend David Everett will be in to explain why African warriors are descending on All Saints Church in Market Weighton at the end of the month; and Phil High keeps us up to date with Sports Preview at 11.30.

Saturday Flight Classic Rock – 4th October 2014

This week on Saturday Flight Classic Rock:

Hawkwind, Bad Company, Nilsson, Supertramp, Simple Minds, Nexx, David Gray, Roadhaouse, Scorpions, Thin Lizzy, Big Country, Glen Frey, Dire Straits, Boston, Peter Gabriel, Jaded Heart, John Miles, Ambrosia, Police, Jeff Healey Band, Cream,

and a track from the new album from Virgil And The Accelerators.

6 – 8pm on 101.8 FM Stereo with Paul Stellings

Sports Preview hears from a new director at “Hull City Official”

Vixen 101’s Sports Preview show this Thursday, 8-10pm, talks to Nadine Matthews, one of the new directors of the Hull City Official Supporters Club, about plans for the season ahead.

Nadine says: “We have launched the new Tiger Cubs Club which is open to children aged 14 years and under. We are working alongside the football club and have some exciting events planned, the first being a Christmas party at the KC Stadium on Dec 7th with Roary and Amber and some first-team players as well as a face painter, balloon artist and disco. it is FREE for Tiger Cub members.

“We have also just released a charity wristband in memory of Hornsea footballer Josh Fell, raising money and awareness for the charity CRY. Details of the full story are on our website.

“We are keen to get photos of as many people as possible wearing one #HCOSCsupportingCRY – the first being Hull City legend Dean Windass. They are £2 and available on our website or on a matchday from the Sports Arena or Family Lounge.”

If you have questions for Nadine, email, text us on 07766 404142 or call 01430 879101.

Saturday Flight Classic Rock – 27th September 2014

This week on Saturday Flight Classic Rock, you can hear:

Billy Idol, Deep Purple, The Strawbs, Bon Jovi, Mammoth, Magnum, Nils Lofgren, Strangeways, Lou Gramm, Ringo Starr, The Romantics, Heart, Barclay James Harvest, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Joan Armatrading, Yes, Pink Floyd, Genesis, Prefab Sprout, 3 Doors Down, Kenny Wayne Loggins, 1927

6 – 8 pm on 101.8 FM Stereo with Paul Stellings

Telling Tales – September 2014 – Vixen 101’s creative writing show

Presenter Julie Barker with writer Danny Birch

Presenter Julie Barker with writer Danny Birch

Catch up with an hour of pure creative writing in East Yorkshire with Telling Tales.
In  the September 2014 edition, Julie Barker previews the Beverley Literature Festival and hears from Hull-based writer Danny Birch about his books.

The October edition of the programme will be broadcast at 4pm on Saturday 18th October.

Weekend Highlights – Telling Tales is back

11-1 Paul Stellings including the latest from the Market Weighton Community Players and news of a fundraising initiative in the county to help Ugandan orphans.

Danny Birch (right) with Julie Barker

Danny Birch in conversation with Julie Barker

4-5  Telling Tales with Julie Barker, previewing the Beverley Literature Festival and talking to Hull-based author Danny Birch about his latest book. Enjoy an hour of literature talk, only on Vixen 101.


Ed Lisney

Ed Lisney

10am Sunday Brunch: Tony Barker talks to Newbald-based fundraiser Ed Lisney about his motivations.

11-12  Telling Tales, featuring the Beverley Literature Festival.