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Wow what a day this was. The 12th Summer Soulstice has to be the one that topped the lot and the organizers will have to go some to beat it.

Thank you to everyone who tuned in as once again we brought you the main stage live, as well as exclusive interviews with the acts and guests including Daisy Hicks, S.E.L., Howard Johnson, Theresa Villiers MP, Chico, Andy Abraham and of course The Real Thing who absolutely stole the show.

 Coming soon the Soulstice Catch up show with all the performances and interviews including some not heard on the day, check out Chico's interview he had loads to say.

Well done for any amazing show to all who helped put this event on, you deserve the biggest pat on the back.

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Starting Saturday 22nd July 2017 at 13.00pm, we have a brand new show please help us welcome Lady Plays The Blues with Marion Miller. Playing a great range of Rootsy, Blues and Classic Blues + Contempary + Blues Music! Lots of New Brit Blues + New Blues Talent we are sure there will be Something for everyone! Don't worry if you miss it because the replay will be every Tuesday at 16.00pm.


New to Thursday evenings it's Listen with Lissy.

It has taken us nearly two years to get this one done but we are sure it is going to be worth the wait. Join Lissy every Thursday at 8pm, fear not if you miss it because we will replay the show on Tuesdays at 8pm.


New to Thursday evenings at 21:00 
The Paul Farrar Comedy Show is a unique comedy, guest and music radio show where guests are interrupted while talking by the host’s comic creations entering the studio and causing chaos. Exploding studio equipment, hundreds of noisy cats and dogs entering the studio while a guest is being interviewed, inept builders undertaking extension work in the studio and totally destroying it in the process, Batman trying to help out but making things considerably worse, and being transported to various locations across the world that are fraught with danger are some of the disasterous situations facing guests on this show. Let the mayhem commence...


We would like to wish a fond farewell to our very own Lena and Shannon Langford who leave us this week for pastures new.
All the best ladies and good luck for the future from all of us at En5 Radio.


Tim Leffman

Tim Leffman became the latest guest of The Dream Show on 7th February 2017.

Tim gave some brilliant performances on the show as well as chatting to Lena Langford about some of his tracks and his journey into music so far.

Do yourselves a big favour and catch Tim Live at on of his upcoming shows, you will not be disappointed.

We Did It

Great news this week, a recent survey of the Top 20 Most Popular Internet Radio stations has seen En5 Radio come in at number 12.
As you can imagine we are very proud of this achievement especially when you consider there are literally thousands of stations across the world.
En5 were one of only two stations based in the UK in the Top 20 and it shows that we are putting Barnet on the map.
Thank you to each and every listener who tunes in and has made this possible.

Food Of Love

What a night it was on Tuesday 13th December 2016. The brilliant Dave and Andrea popped into the Dream Show and performed a fantastic set on air Live.

The acoustic set included some massive hits such as Valerie and River Deep.

This was an absolute pleasure for En5 Radio to host and we hope to have them back very soon.

Louise Hingston

The guests keep on coming at En5 Radio and the Dream Show. 

Louise Hingston joined Lena Langford on the 10th December and played a 

few live tracks.

Louise's new Album Just Me is available now from Sound Garden at £5.99.

Keep tuning in to hear your favourite local artists including Food of Love on Tuesday 13th December.

Jevon Ellis

Lena Langford welcomed another face from Barnet's superb music scene on Saturday 5th November. Jevon Ellis appeared on the Dream Show for a chat and performed a few numbers live. 

If you enjoyed the show and judging by the comments over social media you did, you can catch Jevon every Sunday at the Butchers Arms on the High Street in Barnet, where he runs the longest running open mic night.

The music community of Barnet continues to choose En5 Radio and coming up in the near future guests include Pip and Colin from Cactus.

More confirmed guests confirmed for the Dream Show are Louise Hingston on 10th December followed by Food of Love on the 13th December 2016.

The Dream Show Guests

Keeping up with En5 Radio's promise to promote local talents, Lena Langford has been busy entertaining guests to her studio and not only chatting to them on air but playing their music. 
The most recent guests include Serena Wilson and a performer who along with others is helping to promote local acts all around Barnet and further.. Lead singer of Food of Love and Paparazzi, Andrea Papaconstantinou. 
Tune in on Saturday 5th November 2016 from 8pm where her guest will be another artist doing their bit for the Barnet music scene, king of the open mic its Jevon Ellis.

Ginger and Nut at Breakfast, The Wild Bill Show

Monday 3rd October sees two new shows hit the airwaves right here on En5 Radio. Ginger and Nut will be waking up the nation with their Breakfast Show daily from 8am but before them at 5am catch The Wild Bill show with William Riley. 
Yes tow new shows helping En5 continuing to Lead the way in Barnet.

Theo Delaney

Great news, those regular listeners to the Sunday Roast will know the name Theo Delaney as he is the man trusted to fill in whilst Gary Williams is away. Well Theo has decided to take on his own show and you can catch Theo every Saturday Morning at 10:00am only here on En5 Radio and we send out a massive welcome to Theo.

Kate Epps

En5 Radio have been notified of a fantastic young singer/songwriter from the Barnet area. Kate Epps has been compared to Lana Del Ray and has recorded and performed some of Lana's hits, however it is Kate's own written tracks that has En5 buzzing.
To find out more about kate visit her website here check out this great track written and performed by Kate, the track is titled Fragile and you can hear it right here

Simon And Philippa

What happens when two comedians come together for a radio show, we do not know but from Monday 3rd October 2016 and every Monday after at 6pm we will find out. Comedy double act Simon and Philippa will be bringing you a brand new show and we here it is guaranteed to tickle your funny parts. So tune in and brighten your day right here on En5 Radio, leading the way in Barnet.

Everyone at EN5 Radio would like to congratulate our very own CJ and Lisa after their Wedding Day on Saturday 20th August 2016. 

We are sure Lisa will Keep CJ in check from now on. 

What an amazing day guys and we wish you all the best for the future.

Another New Show on En5

Cool Nights soul and jazz show with Steve Hart features music and chat, news and entertainment all rolled up into one nice warm and moist package that’s ideal for late night listening.
Listen to Cool Nights every Sunday through to Thursday at 10pm on this station.
The Cool Nights show features an eclectic mix of jazz, soul, and classics from across the decades.
Presented by Steve Hart, the show features news and comment on the week’s events – your feedback on what he has to say is welcome – and there’s a movie quiz too.

Welcome to En5 Radio Geoff Dorsett

Geoff Dorsett is coming to EN5 Radio weekdays from 2pm. Geoff started his career at the age of 13 and within five years was one of the Mecca Group's top DJs, being used as their opening act for their new venue's nationwide. During the '60s when package tours were at the height of their popularity, Geoff could be found compering shows with Animals, Kinks, Spencer Davis, Roy Orbison, Chuck Berry, and MC'd for the second-ever Led Zeppelin show.

Come the late '60s, Geoff was on the radio with the BBC Radio and in 1974 became one of Radio Hallam's first voices when the station launched, being the new commercial station for Sheffield. In the '70s, Geoff also worked on Q102 in Florida, USA and KZUN in Dallas. In the '80s, you'd have heard him on the legendary pirate radio station, Sunshine Radio.

Geoff is now working on a number of specialist radio shows and can currently be heard on a number of stations in the UK, with special mention of his work with Express FM who carry the twice-award-winning Soft Rock Show. This live show has reached a cult status and Geoff has interviewed over nine hundred artists over the last five years, including Sir Cliff Richard, Genesis, Status Quo, Blondie, The Searchers, Slade, Toto, Rick Astley, Foreigner and Jethro Tull... and that's just the start of the list! The show has carried a unique live link with Mix 94.1 in Las Vegas in the past, and now each month features a live link to Te Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas for all the hottest entertainment news from Sin City! The show continues to draw huge names to be interviewed both live on the telephone and in the studio.

Geoff also works for Forest FM, presenting a Soul and R&B show on Saturday in addition to All Our Yesterplays each weekday morning. He has also completed the Route to Radio broadcasting course, with credits. He now also records three unique shows - Sold Gold '60s, Supersonic '70s and Kick Up the '80s... all three of which are currently syndicated to eighty-eight radio stations in seventeen countries across the world. Of note, in 2013 and 2014 Geoff received the prestigious GEO Award in Chicago for ‘Outstanding Contributing Programme’ for his Solid Gold ‘60s show.

Summer Soulstice 10

En5 Radio were very honoured once again to bring you all the action from the amazing Summer Soulstice 10 festival held right here in Barnet.

Some top acts performed this year including Natasha Watts, Omar, Vivienne McKone, Kenny Thomas, Beggar and Co all backed by the fantastic Ernie McKone Band and then of course the headliners Incognito.

The rain did not stop the revellers from enjoying the event and all through the day all that could be seen were smiling faces and the atmosphere was fantastic.

Here are just a small selection of pictures from the day.


Wednesday Nights from 8pm are about change with the arrival of Simon Lipson.

Simon says :

"I've had a lot of radio experience as a comedian, impressionist and writer and have also co-presented an internet based breakfast show for an ex-pat station in Spain."

Simon will be bringing you a show based around "classic funk (dare I say disco?)" from the 70s to the present day. "I  hope to add some humour and sports chat."

Simon Lipson came into comedy in 1994 and reached the final of the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year competition that same year. Since then he has clocked up an impressive array of TV, radio, theatre and comedy club credits as a comedian, impressionist, actor, writer and voiceover artist.

Welcome to En5 Simon


It is always a huge honour to be asked to assist in a local event and on a sunny but windy Friday 13th May 2016 Johno took part in a charity Golf Day at the Shire in Barnet, held by our friends at Oliver and Akers

Golfers were perfectly safe from Johno's poor swing as he did not take part in playing but rather was asked to witness if any of the golfers managed to hit a hole in one on the 12th Hole, had they of done so they would have won a £20,000 car. Sadly due to windy conditions the car remained safe, however the event was a huge success and over £4000 raised for the respective charities. Congratulations to everyone involved.

During the day Johno managed to say hi to former Barnet FC players and managers Gary Phillips and Giuliano Grazioli and former Arsenal and England number one David Seaman.

En5 Radio would like to say a massive well done to our friends from the Summer Soulstice, who on Saturday 30th August 2015 handed over a huge cheque for £40,000 to Cherry Lodge. This was raised at the annual Summer Soulstice event held in June 2015.

Well done to all involved.


Did you know that it is unlawful to fly post in the London Borough of Barnet. In many cases it is difficult to prove who actually carried out the posting, therefore legislation allows the local authority to press charges against any person or company that could benefit in any way from the posters.
If you are a band promoting your event, make sure you stay well away from this activity in Barnet. The local authority do and will prosecute anybody who either carries out this activity, or benefits in any way possible from this unlawful act.


Cyber bullying is on the increase in the UK and comes in many forms, from threatening behaviour, name calling, harassment and lies being told or spread.

If you become a victim of this crime follow the following advise.

1. Print Screen The Evidence

2. Do Not Retaliate

3. Block and Report The Person

4. Speak to Someone You Can Trust About It.