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Monday 17 February 2014, 09:58
Al Booth shares her experiences of the Radio 2 Folk Awards who this year celebrate their 15th anniversary.
Wednesday 12 February 2014, 15:55
The 2014 500 Words short storywriting competition is underway. The closing date for entries is Wednesday 26 February 2014. To help inspire aspiring writers, BBC Radio 2 staged a live webcast masterclass. Jon Jacob went along and took some notes.
Friday 7 February 2014, 16:56
Colleagues and friends congregated yesterday in the Radio Theatre in BBC Broadcasting House to celebrate the life of broadcaster David Jacobs who died last year. Their contributions will feature in a special programme broadcast on Radio 2 on Sunday evening.
Wednesday 22 January 2014, 14:51
Find out all about this year's 500 Words writing competition for children aged 13 and under.
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