Heidi Nicola's BBC Introducing session in Hay-on-Wye
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Heidi Nicola's BBC Introducing session in Hay-on-Wye

Hundreds of people turned out on the streets of Hay-on-Wye to celebrate the success of Paralympic champion Josie Pearson.

Josie now has her own stamp and gold-painted post box in the town after clinching the discus title - breaking her own world record three times in the process.

With so much buzz around the area right now, we thought it was only right we should take our next BBC Introducing roadshow there - so that's exactly what we did!

The Globe at Hay is a converted chapel and has been playing host to many major events - like the HowTheLightGetsIn festival - and parts of the literary festival, too.

On the bill included the following artist - Heidi Nicola, from Hereford.

We started playing her music on the show just a couple of months ago and the song that we played on the radio was written by local producer Marcus Burton - who claimed this was song #42 out of his repertoire of 493 songs!

She's been working with Nick Fisher, who's a local piano, keyboard and organ tutor - plus spent eight years training as a classical musician at Hereford Cathedral School.

Studio sessions and festival gigs

  • 25 Jan 2013