DAD RADIO | call for contributions



DAD is inviting contributions to DAD RADIO from all members of the Dover community and local area.

Dover Arts Development (DAD) is working with Dover Community Radio (DCR) to pilot DAD RADIO, an exciting new series of radio programmes showcasing sound art & music, poetry, spoken word and local arts-led conversation inspired by Dover.

From April 2021, we are opening up DAD’s audio archives and reaching out to the local community to co-create a series of themed radio broadcasts exploring creative topics of relevance to Dover, its stories and the lives of its residents.

This opportunity is open to everyone – whether you have experience with radio / audio content or not we want to hear from you!

We are seeking short contributions of audio content to be included in DAD RADIO shows. We are open to a variety of content; this could take the form of sound recordings, audio compositions, original music, poetry, spoken word, writings, readings, recorded performances, podcast extracts…

To submit audio files or writing for consideration please download & complete this DAD RADIO contributor consent form and send it to us along with your audio files via a file-sharing site such as to 

For any enquiries, assistance with submitting your contribution or to request a contributor consent form directly via email, please contact 

DAD RADIO programmes are being broadcast on Dover Community Radio (DCR) every Friday 7-7.30pm and repeated Mondays 9-9.30am. You can listen live at and via Tune-In or Radio Garden; or listen back via Mixcloud

Find full information about the DAD RADIO project here. For a copy of this call-out information in document form, click here


The DAD RADIO pilot project is funded by Dover Big Local and the Kent County Council Arts Investment Fund.