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14 Nov 2013Pamper Yourself!
Enjoy a girly night in sampling fabulous products at our Christmas Pamper Party. Hosted by the Body Shop At Home, there will be lots of opportunities to take advantage of great discounts in time for Christmas. Come along to the Hermitage FM Coffee Lounge from 6:30pm on Thursday 14th November 2013 ... (click to read more)
02 Nov 2013Fireworks Sparktacular!
Hermitage FM will again be hosting the Snibston Fireworks Sparktacular on Saturday 2nd November 2013. Join us for a choreographed fireworks spectacular show and lighting of the bonfire. The evening begins at 5:30pm with admission to the museum galleries included in the ticket price. Children's rides, hot food and refreshments will ... (click to read more)
29 Oct 2013Hermitage FM Coach Trips 2014!
Following on from the success of our coach trips this year, we can now confirm the dates for 2014. Sunday 1 June - Cardiff Sunday 20 July - Scarborough Sunday 31 August - Skegness Sunday 5 October - Chester All trips depart from the Council Offices on London Road in Coalville at 7:30am and ... (click to read more)
26 Oct 2013Live From Ashby Library
'Sam Ard On Saturday' will be coming to you live from Ashby Library on Saturday 26th October 2013 between 11am and 1pm! This is the first of many fundraising weekends in the run up to Anthony Paul's 24 Hour Radio Broadcast Marathon. Come along to the library and say hello ... (click to read more)
25 Oct 2013Wear It Pink 2013
This year we are supporting Wear It Pink 2013 - Britain's biggest, pinkest fundraising day for Breast Cancer Campaign. On Friday 25th October we will be wearing pink and holding a Bring & Buy Sale including cakes, here at the Hermitage FM Coffee Lounge. So come along in something pink between ... (click to read more)
16 Oct 2013Milton Jones : On The Road
GREAT OFFER NOT TO BE MISSED! We have been given two tickets for Milton Jones: On The Road at De Montfort Hall on Saturday 19 October at 8.00 p.m. worth £43 with parking. Best offer by 4.00 p.m. on Friday will secure them (pick up from the Coffee Lounge). ... (click to read more)
10 Oct 2013Test Your Knowledge!
Test your knowledge at our Quiz Night on Thursday 10th October! Entry is just £3.50 per person, including soup and a roll. Maximum of 4 people per team please! There will be a raffle and light refreshments available to purchase. So come and join us for a 7:30pm start at the ... (click to read more)
12 Sep 2013Food Glorious Food
Hermitage FM will be celebrating this year's Leicester and Leicestershire Food Fortnight from 21 September to 6 October 2013. Available for this limited time only, we will be serving an extra special Leicestershire Ploughman's Lunch. Red Leicester cheese, stilton cheese, pork pie, pickle, pickled onions, salad, roll & butter with a ... (click to read more)
03 Sep 201324 Hour Non-Stop Radio Marathon
Hermitage FM is joining forces with Leicester Kidney Patients’ Association as our Breakfast Show presenter Anthony Paul embarks on an epic 24 Hour Marathon Radio Broadcast! Anthony will take to the airwaves at 10am on Sunday 17th November and will be providing tunes, chat and chances to be charitable until ... (click to read more)
29 Aug 2013MISSING - SHANGHAI SHIRLEY & BILLY BACON
Shanghai Shirley and Billy Bacon, from the Hermitage FM Breakfast Crew, have not been seen since entering a private club on the Isle of Fernando's, where they had travelled to conduct research for a feature on behalf of the station. Rumour has it they are being held in a darkened ... (click to read more)
16 Aug 2013Live From Moira Furnace Folk Festival
This Saturday 17th August we will be broadcasting live from the main stage at Moira Furnace Folk Festival from 8-10pm. You can also listen online at http://www.moirafurnacefolkfestival.co.uk/. ... (click to read more)
14 Aug 2013Anthony Paul Interviews Peter Andre!
Tune in to The Breakfast Show this Friday 16th August from 8-10am to hear our very own Anthony Paul having a chat with Peter Andre! ... (click to read more)
05 Aug 2013The Only Way To Start Your Day!
Our newest presenter, Anthony Paul, will be hosting a brand new breakfast show from Monday 5th August 2013. Join Anthony every week day morning from 8-10am for great music, news, weather updates, traffic and travel information, as well as brand new features to keep you entertained! Take a look at the ... (click to read more)
12 Jun 2013Sir Clive Loader Live On Air
Sir Clive Loader, the Police & Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire, will be a special guest on the Afternoon Show this Wednesday 12th June from 2-4pm. It will be a pleasure to welcome our local PCC into the studio - don't forget to tune in! ... (click to read more)
04 Jun 2013Upcoming Events This Summer
We have busy summer months ahead with lots of local events and outside broadcasts! Hermitage FM will be attending: 8 June - Newlands Fete, Newlands House, Netherseal from 12-5pm. In aid of Leonard Cheshire Disability. 15 June - Shepshed Show, Shepshed High School, Shepshed from 11-4pm. 23 June - Coalville 2013, Coalville ... (click to read more)
25 May 2013Live Broadcast From Carphone Warehouse!
Hermitage FM is pleased to present a live broadcast from 'Carphone Warehouse' in the Belvoir Shopping Centre, Coalville on 25th May 2013! The show will take place between 11AM and 1PM with lots of chances for interaction and a chance to get your voice broadcast straight into homes in the ... (click to read more)
19 May 2013Pick Up A Crafty Bargain!
Hermitage FM are hosting a Craft & Collectables Fair on Sunday 19th May 2013. Join us for a browse around a wide range of stalls from local crafters. Knitted goods, jewellery, nail-art, vintage clothing, homemade cards and cakes are just a few of the goodies on offer. So come along ... (click to read more)
04 Apr 2013How To Make A Brooch From Vintage Fabric!
Ellas Place will be hosting a Craft Tutorial Evening at the Hermitage FM Coffee Lounge on Thursday 4th April 2013 from 7:00pm. Join us to learn how to make fabric brooches from pre-loved and vintage fabrics. Ella is 13 years of age and loves to sew and make lovely things, giving ... (click to read more)
16 Mar 2013Celebrate Tourism In 2013
In celebration of English Tourism Week (16 - 24 March 2013) Ashby Tourist Information Centre & Ashby Library are holding a North West Leicestershire Tourism Showcase. Visit on Saturday 16th March from 10am until 4pm for history, heritage, family activities and cultural events. Come and meet local tourism businesses with ... (click to read more)
21 Feb 2013Eyes Down, Look In!
Come and join us on Thursday night for a fun game of Bingo! Books only £1 each, line prizes and full house prizes. Light refreshments available to purchase. All in aid of Hermitage FM! First game starts at 7:30pm at the Hermitage FM Coffee Lounge, 2a Hotel Street, Coalville. See ... (click to read more)
09 Feb 2013Live Broadcast from Coalville Library
Today it's National Libraries Day. We're joining in too. Gary The Hat's Saturday morning show is live from Coalville library between 11.00 am and 1.00 pm today! Join Gary and the the rest of us - or tune in. ... (click to read more)
28 Dec 2012Hermitage FM Bus Trips 2013!
Hermitage FM Bus Trips 2013 - we are now taking bookings! Liverpool - Sunday 2 June Weston-Super-Mare - Sunday 21 July Llandudno- Sunday 1 September Bath - Sunday 6 October All seats are £15 (£5 non-refundable deposit required) and all depart from Coalville Council Offices at 7:30am. Don't miss out - book your places now! ... (click to read more)
28 Dec 2012Welcome To 2013!
See the New Year in with us on Hermitage FM! Jon and friends will be live on air in our Hotel Street Studios from 11pm until 1am - all welcome to pop in! Get your requests in now! ... (click to read more)
27 Dec 2012Happy New Year!
Hermitage FM and 99.2 FM Coffee Lounge would like to wish all our friends, customers and listeners a happy and healthy 2013! Our Coffee Lounge will be open as usual from 27-29 December, from 9-2pm on New Year's Eve, closed on New Year's Day and open again as usual from ... (click to read more)
17 Dec 2012Breakfast Show Countdown To Christmas!
Listen out every morning this week for our Breakfast Show from 8am until 10am with Al Whiteland. Tune in for music and chat on the countdown to Christmas! ... (click to read more)
17 Dec 2012A One-Off Sunday Opening!
The 99.2 FM Coffee Lounge will be opening its doors specially for all you last-minute Christmas shoppers this Sunday 23 December from 10am until 2pm. Look out for special offers! ... (click to read more)
17 Nov 2012Live Broadcast from Carphone Warehouse!
Hermitage FM is pleased to present a live broadcast from 'Carphone Warehouse' in the Belvoir Shopping Centre, Coalville on 17th November 2012! The show will take place between 11AM and 2PM with lots of chances for interaction and a chance to get your voice broadcast straight into homes in the ... (click to read more)
17 Nov 2012Usborne Books & Phoenix Trading at the Hermitage FM Coffee Lounge!
Usborne Books & Phoenix Trading will be at the Hermitage FM Coffee Lounge on Saturday 17th November! From 10am until 2pm, come along to our Coffee Lounge at 2a Hotel Street, Coalville to have a browse whilst enjoying a lovely cup of coffee! Usborne Books will be offering a wide range ... (click to read more)
03 Nov 2012Hermitage FM Goes Out With A Bang!
Hermitage FM are proud to present this year's Fireworks Spooktacular at Snibston! From 5pm on Saturday 3 November 2012, Snibston will come alive with choreographed fireworks and bonfire, childrens rides, ghost train, a JLS tribute band, local indie band 'The Fores' and the Midlands biggest up and coming rapper 'K.Y'. Tickets are ... (click to read more)
20 Oct 2012Live Broadcast - One Stop Lock Shop
Hermitage FM is happy to present a live broadcast from 'The One Stop Lock Shop' at 14 High Street, Coalville on 20th October. The broadcast will be presented by Hermitage FM Presenter Gary the Hat, who will present his regular Saturday lunchtime show on the premises with visitors welcome to ... (click to read more)
14 Oct 2012Hermitage FM Strides Out at Leicester Marathon
Hermitage FM is proud to have been invited to work with LOROS at this year's Leicester Marathon on Sunday 14 October 2012. Our mobile studio and staff will be in Victoria Park from the crack of dawn - look out for us there! ... (click to read more)
06 Oct 2012And They're Off!
Hermitage FM is holding a Race Night in partnership with Heather St John's Football Club on Saturday 6th October 2012. The night is FREE ENTRY, starters orders are at 7:30pm and there will also be a free finger buffet with bar available! So join us for an evening of fun, nerves, excitement and hopefully ... (click to read more)
30 Sep 2012Craft & Collectables Fair
Come along to our Craft & Collectables Fair on Sunday 30th September 2012 - indoor and outdoor stalls for all the family! ... (click to read more)
30 Sep 2012Free Number Plate Securing!
Due to the increase in number plate thefts, Leicestershire Constabulary is working with Coalville Tyre and Exhaust to offer the free fitting of tamper-proof screws for number plates. They will be at our Coalville Craft and Collectables Fair on 30th September, simply turn up and within a few minutes you'll ... (click to read more)
29 Sep 2012Hermitage FM Broadcasting Live From Coalville Food & Drink Festival
Hermitage FM will be broadcasting live from the Coalville Food & Drink Festival at Coalville Market on Saturday 29 September 2012. The festival runs from 9:30am until 12:30pm and will include: - local food - cider and beer tasting and demonstrations - special offers in local shops - Apple Day events - children's cupcake competition - ... (click to read more)