What’s On Guide

Welcome to the What’s On Guide – Basingstoke Community Radio’s events list, sponsored by the Basingstoke Observer, Basingstoke’s only local independent newspaper.

HHCR, Basingstoke Community Radio is pleased to promote local charitable and non-profit-making events, plus our commercial partners events across Basingstoke and the surrounding areas.

If you’re hosting an event please submit the details here. we will then help promote it on air and by listing it on this website as well.

If your event is a profit-making event, please contact us to discuss how we can help promote it.

You can also get in touch by phone or email:

Telephone: 01256 975005
Email: info@hhcr.org.uk

Events List:


Disability Awareness Day – Friday 26th March 2021

Free to attend, an online & ‘on Radio’ Event – between 10-12pm

Live on HHCR, Basingstoke Community Radio.

Disability Forum logo

Basingstoke & District Disability Forum (BDDF) is your local friendly disability charity and invites you to the Disability Awareness Day on Friday 26th March 2021. Supporting the disability community of Basingstoke, the BDDF’s vision is to create a community that sees the person, values the difference and embraces awareness. Disability affects many of us in our lives; you can turn to BDDF for information and support in Basingstoke.

This year’s event will be held online on Friday 26th March 2021.

Free to attend, the day will be full of video updates from local disability charities and support groups, each providing a current service update.

Main themes for the day are Mental Health Wellbeing and Tackling Isolation.

If you are unable to join the event live simply visit the BDDF website to catch up on the detail after the event – https://www.bddf.org.uk/disability-awareness-days

Disability Awareness Day advert

HHCR are so pleased to be part of this great day on 26th March, Dave Chatten-Smith & Christine Rowley will be putting on a special show 10am till 12pm to help celebrate this great event and talk about some amazing charities and organisations who help support our more vulnerable people.

For more information please get in touch:
Telephone: 01256 423869
Log on at: www.bddf.org.uk
Check out FaceBook page: www.facebook.com/bddforum


A Place to Be Proud of Awards

Nominations: By Wednesday 31st March 2021

Virtual Awards Ceremony: Thursday 29th April 2021

A Place To Be Proud Of logo

This is the 18th year that the ‘A Place to Be Proud of Awards’ have been running and the 2021 programme has now been launched. These Awards are organised by Destination Basingstoke in partnership with Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. They celebrate individuals, organisations or projects that contribute to the community within the borough of Basingstoke and Deane.

As winner’s of the Arts and Entertainment Award last year, HHCR Basingstoke’s Community Radio is delighted to be involved in this years event as a sponsor of this category.

There are eight other categories all sponsored by local companies:

  • Good Neighbour
  • Parent In a Million
  • Fundraiser of the Year
  • Business and the Community
  • Community Project
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Unsung Hero
  • Young Role Model

It’s free to enter, and anyone can nominate someone, a project or an organisation within the categories mentioned.

To nominate all you need to do is head to Destination Basingstoke’s website: www.destinationbasingstoke.co.uk, Click on ‘Events’, then navigate to ‘A Place to Be Proud Of’, then ‘Nominations’ and fill out the form.

You will need to explain why you think your nomination deserves the award by explaining what it is they do that helps make Basingstoke and Deane a better place. Keep it simple and try and evidence what you say.

Closing date for nominations is 31st March 2021. A virtual awards ceremony will then be held on the 29th April 2021.

It is so exciting for HHCR to be part of these awards, we as a station are set up by volunteers to entertain and inform our community. It is our privilege to be part of this important Basingstoke event.