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Benchill Community Centre Fun Day

Benchill Community Centre Fun Day
Come along with all the family to a fun filled day with Free fair rides, Inflatable Slide, Bungee Run, Ball Pool Bouncy Castle, Game and information stalls, Entertainment and refreshments including a BBQ It’s all going to be be happening at Benchill Community Centre on Benchill Road on Saturday 18th July 11-3pm It’s the one fun day you don’t want your family to miss So book it in your diary... 

Calamity Jane, Palace Theatre, Manchester

Calamity Jane, Palace Theatre, Manchester
The American Wild West of the 1800s came to Manchester in the form of the musical Calamity Jane in a brand new stage version based on the 1953 Oscar-winning film, starring Doris Day and Howard Keel.  It tells the true story of Calamity Jane and her romance with Wild Bill Hickok. The curtain rises on the Deadwood bar and saloon with the talented cast of actors/musicians singing The Black Hills of Dakota... 

Food Poverty Debate this Friday 14th November 4-5pm on WFM

Food Poverty Debate this Friday 14th November 4-5pm on WFM
Real Food Wythenshawe Organised a debate where the local community got to ask a panel of guests questions on what is being done to tackle food poverty in Wythenshawe. The panel Guests were, Gerry Flanagan (Chair), Maurice Barnes, Tracy Rawlins, Adam Dixon, Liz Grant, Young person representing WCHG.  Read More →

WFM wins Queens Award

WFM wins Queens Award
On 2 June 2014 The Cabinet Office announced that Wythenshawe’s Community Media charity has won a Queens Award for Voluntary Service. The annual awards, established to mark the Queen’s Golden Jubilee in 2002,recognise and reward excellence in voluntary activities carried out by groups in the community.On the 3 June 2014 two volunteers and the General Manager went to the Houses of Parliament... 

A Helping Hand for Job Hunters Thursday 6 March 12 Noon – 5pm

A Helping Hand for Job Hunters Thursday 6 March 12 Noon - 5pm
Local people looking to get their hands on a new job are invited to a free major public recruitment event at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Job City has been organised by Manchester City Council and will take place on Thursday, 6 March from 12 – 5pm. Businesses representing sectors, including construction, customer service, and health and social care, will be in attendance and looking to... 

Hate Crime Awareness Week – Starts 20th January 2014

Hate Crime Awareness Week - Starts 20th January 2014
Tune into Wythenshawe FM for a week of programming about Hate Crime Awareness.  Throughout the week hear interviews and news packages about hate crime. Listen to a discussion about hate crime and how we can help to prevent these crimes happening. Friday 24th January 1-2pm Hate Crime! Challenge it! Report it! Stop it! You can call GMP on 101 or Manchester City Council on 08000 830 007or online via... 

Free Comedy Night – Friday 17th January 2014

Free Comedy Night -  Friday 17th January 2014
Friday 17th January 2014 Comedians: Robert Maxfield, Mark Rough and John Ryan. FREE Tickets, FREE Hot Pot and FREE Mens Health Information! Charity raffle for signed Manchester United memorabilia. St Anthony’s Parish Centre, Portway, Wythenshawe. Admission: 7.30pm. Show starts at 8pm. The event is free but if you register for a ticket before the event you will be entered into a FREE PRIZE DRAW. Tickets... 

Radio Shows over the Christmas and New Year period

Radio Shows over the Christmas and New Year period
Top 40 Ever Part 1– 24th December 11am  (Ray’s best 40 tracks from all years!  Top 40 Ever Part 2– 25th December 11am Top 40 Ever Part 3 – 26th December 11am  Age Concern variety show (Performers Robert Read and Dave Cox) 25th December 12 noon Domestic abuse awareness – (Listen to Helen’s story about domestic abuse with interviews, Written by Jason Kenyon & Performed... 

St Wilfrid’s Church Open Day This Weekend 22 and 23 June

St Wilfrid’s Church Open Day This Weekend 22 and 23 June
You can hunt your ancestors, ring a bell, climb a medieval tower and see the landscape of the whole of Wythenshawe’s garden city spread before you if you go along to the St Wilfrid’s Open Days which take place in Northenden on Saturday and Sunday this weekend. The church, on Ford Lane, offers treats for architecture and local history fans and visitors will have the chance to view parish and poor... 

The British Franchise Exhibition 21 / 22 June 2013 at Manchester Central.

The British Franchise Exhibition 21 / 22 June 2013 at Manchester Central.
Successful businessman Rob Neill from Chester will be giving aspiring business owners valuable insight into the creation and development of thriving enterprises at a series of popular Growing Your Own Business seminars taking place at The British Franchise Exhibition on 21 and 22 June at Manchester Central. Rob Neill, managing director of luxury menswear brand Lucky West, will be one of the keynote... 

Comic Relief Aims High in Wythenshawe

Comic Relief Aims High in Wythenshawe
Staff and students from the Manchester College Wythenshawe Campus dressed up in fancy dress and braved the wind and the rain to abseil down their four-storey building to raise £5,000 for Comic Relief on Red Nose Day. Fundraising for Comic Relief created a buzz around the Brownley Road campus as students worked to raise a minimum of £50 and staff to raise a minimum of £100 pounds in sponsorship.... 

WFM Introduction to Stand Up Comedy!

WFM Introduction to Stand Up Comedy!
Do your mates tell you you’re funny ? Do you wish you had the bottle to have a go ? Then Come and join us as we give you all the secrets and tips of the trade over 6 weeks, which culminates in performing a 5 minute set at a Wythenshawe venue. Course cost £30 per person 5 x 2 hour sessions + Comedy Gig Starts Tuesday 2nd April 2013, 6-8pm, Forum Library Course tutor—Lewis “Big Lou” Jones For... 

WE LOVE WYTHENSHAWE HALL OPEN SATURDAY 16 FEBRUARY 12 NOON-4PM

WE LOVE WYTHENSHAWE HALL OPEN SATURDAY 16 FEBRUARY 12 NOON-4PM
A special event called We Love Wythenshawe Hall is being held from 12 Noon to 4pm at Wythenshawe Hall on Saturday (16 February). It features a chance to share your memories of the much-loved local landmark in a Big Brother style diary room. So if you want to make sure that your memories of the hall live on – this is your moment to have your say in a way that will immortalise your magic memories... 

2012 Christmas Lights Switch On

2012 Christmas Lights Switch On
The 2012 Christmas lights switch on was a great success with over 1000 people in attendance! WFM managed the stage with live artists entertaining the crowd with some amazing voices. Robert Read and Isabel Duncan compéred the event and really got the crowd into a frenzy and warmed up on a cold winter evening. The two were superb and had local links with Robert  a local lad from Wythenshawe who acts... 
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