Happy Birthday Radio Lollipop Bristol

Radio Lollipop Bristol held a
circus themed birthday party in
September to celebrate 29 years
of broadcasting. The party took
place during Radio Lollipop
Bristol’s Saturday session. The
playroom was decorated and
circus themed activities and
games were laid out for the
children to enjoy.

Lollipop volunteers donned party
hats and performed and taught
circus skills to the children and
their families including spinning
plates and juggling. Bristol lolliboss
Kate Harris, dressed as a
circus ring leader, accompanied
the activities running a special two
hour live radio show, taking the
children’s song requests and
organising circus themed
competitions for the listeners who
couldn’t make it into the playroom.
The fun didn’t stop there as the
Bristol lolli-vollies took to the
wards with a hundred birthday
goody bags. Emma Worley,
Monday night volunteer, helped
deliver goody bags to children in

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After more than thirty years as
an entirely volunteer organisation
Radio Lollipop has grown to
include over 10,000 volunteers
operating 26 hospital radio
stations in five countries. Since
1979 Radio Lollipop volunteers
have helped nearly five million sick
children in hospitals and reached
over 13 million people worldwide.