Real stories, real people – Everybody Now!
Tin Can Radio Photo credit Jorge Serra

Tin Can Radio

An inter-generational pop-up radio station for the young & young at heart! 

Kids and their Grandparents or favorite older person, are invited to ‘make a radio station in a day’ through a fun, playful and creative workshop, exploring the world of radio – past and present!

Come along to create your very own radio segments, playlists and sound effects before signing up to host, as part of the live pop up broadcast.

You can also sign up on the day as a roving reporter, submit top tips and interview questions or simply enjoy the live radio experience exclusively hosted by the young and young at heart.

From fictional news, to random reviews, a text line for song requests, love advice, fashion tips, radio rants, interviews, all ideas are welcome at Tin Can Radio!

Suitable for: Children 7+ with their favorite grandparents / older person


Touring model includes a workshop series and live pop up radio station with flexible presentation models. Suits festivals, arts centres, local councils, indoor and outdoor environments.

Contact Us for a production pack.

Touring History


Tin Can Radio as part of HOTA Kids Take Over

27 – 30 September 2021

HOTA Home of The Arts

Cairns Children's Festival

Cairns Regional Council

19 - 21 May 2023

Cairns Performing Arts Centre & The Tanks Arts Centre

"My daughter was very nervous at the start, and read from the script, but then she was off and away enjoying the experience! It was a lovely bonding experience and being able to learn something completely new together was invaluable."

Emily's MumParticipant

“It was great for our family to have access to this kind of radio technology. We loved the ease and genuine care of the workshop facilitators.”

Katie HooperParticipant

“I loved having the opportunity to interview my grandfather about his life.”



Tin Can Radio is a project by Everybody NOW! funded by the Australia Council for the Arts.


Orginally Created

with Amelia Kalifa and Thom Browning for HOTA Homeof the Arts Kids Take Over