AIYF International Parade and Party

Aberdeen International Parade and Party "Cherry on the Top" for performers

AIYF Welcome Ceremony

Aberdeen International Youth Festival kicks off with a bang

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Song Studio

shmu's Youth Media Team get up close and musical with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Young opera artists impress Youth Media Team

Youth Media Team interview Oxford Lieder Young Artists

What is shmu?

Station House Media Unit (shmu), established as a charity in 2003, is one of the core cultural organisations in Aberdeen, and is at the forefront of Community Media development in Scotland, supporting residents in the seven regeneration areas of the city in radio and video production, traditional and on-line publications, music production and digital inclusion. The organisation also supports other disadvantaged communities, both geographic and communities of interest, with an employability and training arm and a programme for offenders, both pre and post release.

Latest news

AIYF International Parade and Party

On the 26th of July 2014 our Youth Media Team took part in the AIYF International Parade and Party, which included all of the amazing acts of this year’s Aberdeen International Youth Festival. The Parade started off in Aberdeen’s Art Centre and made its way down Bridge Street, ending its exciting march on George Street.

Date added: 29/07/2014

AIYF Welcome Ceremony

On the 27th of July, a couple of members from Youth Media went along to the Music Hall for the welcome ceremony. The welcome ceremony is a huge occasion where all the participants come together to mark the start of AIYF. Throughout the ceremony, we learn about some of the performers and hear the national anthems of the countries taking part in the festival this year.

Date added: 29/07/2014

Support shmu

There are many opportunities for individuals, organisations and other partners to support our work. Whether you are interested in sponsoring an individual to undertake a life changing course or you want to invest in our broader community based development we are always delighted to talk through the many options available at shmu. shmuTRADE is the commercial arm of shmu, offering ‘ethical’ services with a tiered pricing structure. Services include video production, graphic design, sound recording and Internet based services.