YCF 2022

ITS BACK – 1 – 3 July 2022

After 2 years, the YCF is finally making its return over the weekend of the 1st to the 3rd July 2022.

Are you aware we care?

A brand new 6 part radio series, all about young carers.

Are you aware we care, is a 6 part radio series launching on the 7th June 2021. It takes a look at the lives of young carers and the people who work to make their struggles a bit easier.

You can listen to all of the programs more will appear as they are updated.

"We were not born young carers, something in our lives changed which means we became young carers"

Young Carer - 2004

Young Carers Festival 2021

Micro “YCF On Your Doorstep” Fairthorne Manor


We’re the official radio station of the Young Carers Festival. We broadcast throughout the festival weekend on FM in Hampshire and online around the world.


Our team of professional radio presenters have been providing hands-on radio training and experiences for over 20 years, engaging and inspiring young people with enthusiasm.


The radio station is packed with the latest music, biggest hits, competitions, talk shows and more. Listen again and check out the films below.

Fun Facts

Miles of cable
Songs played since 1999
Words spoken on air

"How can I miss a childhood I never experienced?"

Young Carer - 2015

Listen Again

Question time 2019

Caroline Dinage, a government minister joined us for Question time.

Our infamous closing montages

Some closing songs of the past few years.

Festival Films

YCF 2020 Lockdown Special

YCF 2019

YCF 2018

YCF 2017

YCF 2016

YCF 2015

YCF 2014

YCF 2013

YCF 2012

YCF 2011