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Brother Marcus’ celebrate 1st birthday

Brother Marcus’ celebrate 1st birthday

Brother Marcus, Balham’s all day brunch garden cafe, is celebrating its first birthday, with a 3-day bottomless brunch party. And what a remarkable journey it’s been for the three 26-year old owners, who met at school.  Alex, Arthur and Tasos first bonded over a shared ...

Sheenagh de Silva

April 22nd, 2017

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One book set in the future, one book set in the past – yet both authors catching something of the zeitgeist…how?

One book set in the future, one book set in the past – yet both authors catching something of the zeitgeist…how?

On Monday night’s ArtsWatch, we meet up with Balham author, Joe Treasure, who has just published his third novel “ The Book of Air”. Set in a dystopian future where an isolated community runs its life according to the one book they have to refer to, “Jane Eyre.”   ...

Lesley Strachan

April 22nd, 2017

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#WAF2017 – you don’t need Edinburgh, Brighton or Camden when you’ve got the Wandsworth Arts Fringe on your front door 5-21 May!

#WAF2017 – you don’t need Edinburgh, Brighton or Camden when you’ve got the Wandsworth Arts Fringe on your front door 5-21 May!

We’ll be bringing you pre-reviews, reviews and interviews from local and international performers who have come from far and wide do participate in WAF2017.  Listen out from the first week in May. But let’s not forget the next few days! ArtsWatch has a bit of a rest on Bank ...

Lesley Strachan

April 18th, 2017

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Spring/Summer 2017 Trends – Emma’s Top 5

Spring/Summer 2017 Trends – Emma’s Top 5

By Wandsworth Radio’s Fashion Editor Emma Gordon  For me there are so many definitive trends this season – such strong styles, and such a mix, there’s something for everyone from Tribal Chic to updates on Gingham which has moved a long way from a preppy shirt & ...

Jason Rosam

April 10th, 2017

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The ink’s barely dry as Putney’s Political Cartoon Gallery heralds the countdown to Brexit with a brand new exhibition….listen in Thursday.

On Monday Nicola speaks to the writer, Yolanda Mercy, about her play showing at the Oval House in Kennington.  And then on Tuesday night, she meets Victoria Willing, the writer of “Spring Offensive” which will be on at the Omnibus. It’s set in a B&B on the Somme.  That’s

Lesley Strachan

April 8th, 2017

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The Ceiling Tour –  a once in a life time opportunity…

The Ceiling Tour – a once in a life time opportunity…

…to be within touching distance of what has been called “the UK’s Sistine Chapel”.  On Monday you can listen into our visit to Ceiling Tour at the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich.  The restoration scaffolding has made it possible for members of

Lesley Strachan

March 31st, 2017

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The Final Countdown…

The Final Countdown…

Thus far 2017 has proved a pretty incredible year for sport, especially locally. Sutton United’s mazy cup run took us all by surprise and we followed it every step of the way with live reports from the stadium in each round. We only hope that the club are able to use the ...

Harry Fell

March 25th, 2017

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Love, people, memories…and Battersea Arts Centre.

Love, people, memories…and Battersea Arts Centre.

The Grand Hall re-opens next year and on Monday’s ArtsWatch, David Jubb the Artistic Director at BAC, tells us how locals and celebrities alike are coming together to celebrate its new era, culminating in an innovative auction at Christie’s in October. Listen on Tuesday to ...

Lesley Strachan

March 25th, 2017

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Think women’s football is a new idea…it was at it’s height of popularity during World War One…

Inspired by the lives of three real female players, “Offside” it follows the women as they face obstacles in pursuit of their love of the beautiful game. Ahead of its launch, Caroline discusses the game’s booming popularity during World War One and why we won’t be seeing any

Lesley Strachan

March 10th, 2017

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Reds under the bed…?

Nicola didn’t have to go very far to meet up with Mark Thomas as he is Clapham born-and-bred and currently resident. Over a coffee in a local café she finds out about his show coming to BAC early March, “The Red Shed”. Sounds a bit political? Of course it does, but what ...

Lesley Strachan

March 5th, 2017

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