NR5 Project


Uprising is young people's community radio programming, giving a voice to local young people in Norwich and encouraging active citizenship and volunteering

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It ran from to




  • Arts/Culture/HeritageArts/Culture/Heritage
  • Education/Training/EmploymentEducation/Training/Employment
  • Health/WellbeingHealth/Wellbeing
  • Human Rights/AdvocacyHuman Rights/Advocacy


  • Children (3-18)Children (3-18)
  • Young People (18-30)Young People (18-30)



Uprising is a mentoring and training project that uses radio broadcasting skills to engage hard to reach young people age 13-25. Uprising is a Big Lottery Funded programme that is looking for match funding. 120 young people are given the opportunity to attend a 17 week training programme that includes Arts Awards Bronze, Silver or Gold (Arts accreditation that is on the national qualification framework). The programme use the innovative method of radio broadcasting to support young people in their social, emotional and development to assist them to reach their potential. All participants are able to produce radio programmes around issues that they feel are important to them and to other young people. Uprising broadcasts live from Future Radio Monday to Friday 6-8pm and all programme is coordinated by young people. This includes a young people's Forum who meeting monthly to look at programming content, training and volunteering. Participants learn a range of broadcasting and transferable skills: Presenting, interviewing, editing, production, recording, presentation, communication and all skills required to operate a radio studio.