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Bolton Pride 2019

by James Pilkington

Bolton Pride returns for its annual three day festival this weekend packed with even more colour, fun and love as it celebrates its fifth year.

Teenage Market

by James Pilkington

This Saturday sees the last Teenage Market of the year on Victoria Square, and Bolton FM will be there supporting the event.

The Bolton FM wall calendar is filling up!

by James Pilkington

Back for it's frothy fourth year, Bolton Hospice's Bubble Rush 5K is ready to burst in Queens Park this Sunday! 

Festival a Great Success

by James Pilkington

Bolton Food and Drink Festival saw 400,000 descend on Bolton town centre during the Bank Holiday.

Festival Radio

by James Pilkington

Festival Radio returns to Bolton this Bank Holiday! 

Compact Cassette

by James Pilkington

Spurred on by the vinyl revival, music buyers are returning to the cassette for its retro appeal, collectability and its novelty value. The return of the humble cassette coincides with the 40th anniversary of the Sony Walkman this month, celebrated in a new exhibition at the Sony museum in Tokyo, which runs until September 1.


by James Pilkington

No volunteers, no Bolton FM - it is really that straightforward. 


by James Pilkington

This Tuesday sees the second Unsigned Live event as Bolton FM's Unsigned show will be back in Bolton Market on Ashburner Street for a showcase of unsigned local talent.


by James Pilkington

We're in the middle of working with  the University of Bolton as it is Graduation week. Graduation is very special occasion to celebrate the hard work and achievements of the University's students. 


by James Pilkington

This Sunday sees IRONMAN UK returning to Bolton. One thousand seven hundred and six people will swim two point four miles; cycle one hundred and twelve miles and complete a twenty six mile marathon. 

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