shmu awarded Youth Music Initiative funding

shmu has been awarded funding from the Scottish Government's Youth Music Initiative, which is administered by Creative Scotland, for 'Transform', a project which will see the continuation of the use of music as a medium in the transformative journeys of young people moving through our organisation. 

Date added: 07/04/2023

We are Recruiting!

We are looking for an exceptional, innovative, community minded individual to join our team as our Community Development Manager; a pivotal leadership role within our organisation that will play a key role in supporting our programmes to re-energise our communities across the North East.

Date added: 05/04/2023

shmu Annual Report 2021-22

This is our Annual Report for the financial year 2021-22

Date added: 01/12/2022

Community Magazines - Hot off the Press

Volunteers across 7 regeneration areas in Aberdeen have been working hard to create magazines for their communities with news and stories important to them.

Here we have our newest Autumn/Winter 2022 community magazines for you to enjoy!

Date added: 10/11/2022

BFI Academy 2022 - Apply Now!

Applications are open for the Aberdeen BFI Film Academy which will run from September 2022 to January 2023. If you are aged 16-19 years old and are interested in film or want to explore a career in film, then this is the perfect course for you.  

Date added: 04/08/2022

Volunteering Opportunities at shmu

'Pop Ups' in local communities will show what's on offer

We're looking for new volunteers to get involved with shmuPRESS, shmuFM and shmuTV.

We're passionate about hearing your stories, covering topics that are important to you and your community, and sharing these through print, radio, TV and online.  

Date added: 02/08/2022

shmu’s One Day Challenge

Are you up for making a film, broadcasting a live radio programme, or making a song from scratch in just one day? 

If you live in Tillydrone, Woodside, Torry, Middlefield, Seaton, Northfield or Cummings Park, come and join us at shmu HQ in Woodside, Aberdeen during the summer holidays for shmu's One Day Challenge.  Our challenge sessions will give you a taster of what goes into creating your own film, radio programme or track and how much fun it can be.

Date added: 12/07/2022

North East Culture Collective seeks practitioners

North East Culture Collective (NECC) is seeking practitioners in any artform to facilitate co-creation with diverse community groups in a range of settings. 

Date added: 24/05/2022

An exciting digital broadcasting future for the city

We are applying for a small-scale Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) licence through Ofcom to run an initiative that will provide an exciting opportunity for the future of radio in the city.

The new Small Scale DAB platform will carry up to twenty different stations in digital quality and will provide an affordable long-term digital future for many existing broadcasters, as well as offering a platform to support local broadcasters to flourish.

Date added: 19/04/2022

Youth Media vs Chemistry!

Our Youth Media Team were recently visited by Dr Alan McCue from the University of Aberdeen in partnership with the Curiosity Fund during British Science Week! The group got to watch multiple chemistry demonstrations, film them and speak about it on their radio show.  

Check out the video, then read on to find out what some of the group thought of it all...

Date added: 05/04/2022