15th November 2019
In 1981 John became the resident DJ at the famous nightclub, Room At The Top, also at this time he worked for Soul On Sound and Soundwave magazines where he did reviews and interviews including Madonna, Kajagoogoo, Nick Heywood and In the mid-1980s on his pirate broadcasts on London station Horizon radio he interviewed artists such as Mary Wilson of The Supremes. Mr Osborne continued to DJ in clubs such as [[Hippodrome, Camden Palace, Limelight, Buzz Bar, London. Stage 3, Cinderellas Rockerfellas, 5th Avenue and The Ritzy. In 1992, John won the BEDA Club DJ of the year award and was nominated for The Disco International award.
John became the presenter of the DMC Mixing Championships from 1992–94. In the '80s and '90s he wrote articles for the music press. In 1996 John started working in legal local radio. He joined Invicta FM, the independent local radio station for Kent owned by Capital Radio. His interviews included The Spice Girls, Boyzone, Craig David, Jim Kerr and Robin Gibb. He presented various radio shows including The Wind Down Zone, Just 80's, Boogie Years, The Online Request Show and the afternoon weekday slot and the Friday and Saturday night Club Dance Show. He appeared at most nightclubs in Kent during this time.
In 2002 John joined Virgin Radio. He presented many different shows but mainly Virgin Party Classics and Early Breakfast, also covering daytime shows including breakfast and drive-time. He continued to guest DJ at clubs such as Strawberry Moons, Club Boulevard and The Electric Ballroom where he broadcast the New Year's Eve show on Virgin Radio. He continued writing for newspapers and magazines. When Virgin became Absolute Radio John began presenting Weekend Breakfast and mid-week overnights, also filling in for absent DJs.
John can now found at many events and festivals. John is the headline DJ at the famous Caister Soul Weekend bring his incredible talent and personality to the Finale. John also has radio shows on Jazz FM and Solar Radio.
You can only book tickets now through Facebook the Eventbrite link below.
Accommodation is LIMITED. The rooms are for 2 with breakfast and are normally allocated in the new Sartoria Wing with the Spa, Pool, Sauna, Steam rooms with Jacuzzi. For room only call 01375 891502.