Poles Aloud Show – 22nd & 24th March 2015

Spring has finally arrived! We’re looking at Polish traditions of spring cleaning, Marzanna doll and Easter eggs painting (Pisanki).

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We also bring you the recent headlines form Poland, look at weird and wonderful news from around the world and teach you a word or two of Polish.

Somer Valley FM – every Sunday at 5pm (97.5 FM)

Bradley Stoke Radio (BSR) – every Tuesday at 1pm (103.4 FM), repeated Sundays at 1pm.

Don’t forget to check us out on facebook & twitter.

Poles Aloud Show – 8th & 10th March 2015

Happy Women’s Day! You don’t know what Women’s Day is or how it’s celebrated in Poland? You’re definitely missing out – tune in to today’s show to find out what tights have to do with the Polish celebration of Women’s Day and what was Marie Curie’s real name.

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We’re also looking at profiles of some famous Polish women, known in the world and also those known only in Poland. All that with our standard blocks “World Weird Web” & Polish for beginners.

Somer Valley FM – every Sunday at 5pm (97.5 FM)

Bradley Stoke Radio (BSR) – every Tuesday at 1pm (103.4 FM), repeated Sundays at 1pm.

Don’t forget to check us out on facebook & twitter.

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Every Sunday at 5pm on Somer Valley FM & Monday at 1pm on Bradley Stoke Radio 

It’s a Marmite style relationship for a lot of us – we either love or hate the Eurovision song contest. With many European countries choosing their finalist in recent weeks and days, we’re looking at the choices made in Poland and the UK and debate about their chances of winning.

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How to solve a crisis in Ukraine? Michael challenged Magda last week to come up with a solution – so get ready world, here it comes … well you, do have to tune in to find out more. No pain – no gain :)

We’re also discussing a recent short film on Polish history and culture “From Poland With Love“, created to fight back Cameron’s remarks about Polish immigrants.

Plus the usual mix of news, music and language (Polish for beginners) – check us out on facebook & twitter.

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Every Sunday at 5pm on Somer Valley FM & Monday at 1pm on Bradley Stoke Radio 

Celebrated for her poems by Poles, and pushed away because of the fame she gained by her native Romani people – Papusza (Bronisława Wajs). We’re exploring the Polish-Romani poet and talking about the recent film depicting her intriguing yet tragic life.

EU elections – May 2014 is the time to cast the vote for your choice of an MEP. Who can vote and where, how does the EU voting system differ from the typical British one and why should the anti-immigrant parties start being nice to the EU migrants?

Update on the New Year’s resolutions – what, you haven’t got one yet? Shame on you – everyone fancies a challenge, why not try how far can you go this year. Who knows, you might actually succeed! Michael’s learning to juggle and Magda’s on a mission of reading more books to boost up the reading levels of her natives.

Plus the usual mix of news, music and language (Polish for beginners) – check us out on facebook & twitter.

 “In War and in Peace – Poles Who Came to the West Country”. The event will take place on Tuesday 28th January 2014 in The Apostle Room at Clifton Cathedral commencing at 7-30pm. The Lord Mayor of Bristol, Councillor Faruk Choudhury will be present at this important event. Copies of the book will be available for collection by contributors and purchase by others.

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Every Sunday at 5pm on Somer Valley FM & Monday at 1pm on Bradley Stoke Radio 

Join us for a weekly update on all things Polish. We’re looking at the total sum raised by the biggest charity organisation in Poland – WOŚP or the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity. Also checking out what its energetic leader, Jurek Owsiak, has been up to this week – some high quality spontaneity, is all I can say :)

Do you always have to be on the top of the lead table to celebrate your success? No – is the answer; we’re simply happy for the Polish participants of the Dakar 2014 to be in the first ten or first twenty table this year and want to shout out about it.

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And our favourite topic on this show – immigration. What scary headlines and figures can be found in the press this week?

Don’t forget our usual language block Polish for beginners and plenty of pop and rock tunes for your ears to enjoy.

And a message from the Anglo-Polish Society about their book launch in January.

 “In War and in Peace – Poles Who Came to the West Country”. The event will take place on 28th January 2014 in The Apostle Room at Clifton Cathedral commencing at 7-30pm. The Lord Mayor of Bristol, Councillor Faruk Choudhury will be present at this important event. Copies of the book will be available for collection by contributors and purchase by others.