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Tin Can Radio

Tin Can Radio



Kids and Grandparents are invited to take over the radio airways this school holiday’s at HOTA.

Kids aged 7 and up can join a workshop with their grandparent or favourite old person to ‘make a radio station in day’. You’ll get to create your own radio segments, playlists and sound effects before signing up to host live as part of the daily broadcast.

Then, each day at HOTA during the Kid’s Takeover there will be more opportunities to get involved. Sign up as a guest presenter, roving reporter, submit your top tips and interview questions or simply enjoy the live broadcast exclusively hosted by the young and young at heart.

What to expect: A fun, playful and creative explorational into the world of radio – past and present! You’ll work together to design radio segments, record your own soundtracks and mix your classic hits playlist.

All participants will be asked to return to HOTA during Kids Take Over to host a session throughout the Tin Can Radio broadcast. This will be a 1hr requirement at a time convenient between 10am – 1pm Daily Monday 27 – Wednesday 29 September on the Café Terrace.

Workshops: Monday 20 & Tuesday 21 September

Where: Art Lab: HOTA Home of the Arts,
135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise

Event Info

Suits – Grandparents and children 7+
Grandparent/s can be accompanied by more than one grandchild
Registrations essential 

Live Broadcast as part of HOTA Kids Takeover

Monday 27 – Wednesday 29 September 

Time: 10am – 1pm Daily

Where: Cafe Terrace, HOTA Home of the Arts
Cost: Free – Just show up and enjoy 


A project by Everybody NOW! created with Amelia Kalifa and Thom Browning.

This project has been supported by funding from the Australia Council for the Arts