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With a woof! Not a whimper!

With a woof! Not a whimper!

The previews are over,the real thing is now live and kicking in Edinburgh until Bank Holiday weekend. Here’s what’s on the agenda for our visit so far but we’d love to get your tips – tweet them to us @ArtsWatch. Bark! the Musical A young Jack Russell pup is searching to find his bark. Done. Don’t need to know anymore. Got my ticket. But if […]

August 9th, 2018

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So Farr, So Good!

So Farr, So Good!

Harry Fell, The Wandsworth Radio Dance Show Host reviews Farr Festival 2018. After a big ‘ole perspire due to pitching our tents in the blistering heat we bee-lined to our first act of the weekend, Gerd Janson, and what a setting. Disco in the forest, not sure that it gets any better than that. Imagine all those walks around your local woodland and how much […]

July 23rd, 2018

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Celebrating First Females and a Phoenix From the Flames…

Celebrating First Females and a Phoenix From the Flames…

Anita Corbin grew up in Putney and was a graduate of the Royal College of Art, so when she was considering where best to exhibit her latest work “100 First Women”, where else would she turn to? She’s worked for 10 years to bring this project to its conclusion, and a fine one it is.  One hundred women who are first in their field, some […]

July 19th, 2018

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Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – July 16-22

Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – July 16-22

Hello! Have a look at some of the brilliant stuff coming up on our station this week! – Monday: Tonight on Artswatch, Kevin Durjun speaks to artist Nicholas Deshayes who has created his first outdoor art installation- some spurting, dribbling and thoroughly engaging sculptures (left) in the middle of Battersea Park’s pleasure gardens. Only from 6:30pm! – Tuesday: On Tuesday hear Bev’s report from the RCA and the Helen […]

July 16th, 2018

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Art Night takeover nearby in Nine Elms…

Art Night takeover nearby in Nine Elms…

Transforming the city for one unforgettable night, Art Night this year starts locally for us in Nine Elms. It’s a bit leading edge, a touch “out there” but have no fear of that because it’s free!  Just to give you a flavour, Ben Judd will present an installation right here in the rooftop gardens of the Doddington Estate (just over Wandsworth Radio’s studios!). You can […]

June 29th, 2018

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Stage acts revealed for Falcon Road Festival this Saturday

Stage acts revealed for Falcon Road Festival this Saturday

Wandsworth Radio will be broadcasting LIVE from the Falcon Road Festival this Saturday from Midday to 6pm. We’ve got our big outside broadcast stage in Este Road just a little further down from Battersea Fire Station. We have lined up some amazing acts who’ll be performing on our stage throughout the day. Check some of the headliners here. There’s  also a handy map of the […]

June 29th, 2018

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Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 25th June-1st July

Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 25th June-1st July

Hi all! We haven’t had a Noticeboard on the website for a while but it is back with a bang! We’ve got lots of interesting stuff to come this week, so read and enjoy! On Monday, Artswatch is fronted by Harriet, who talks about the Heritage Trail App. The Heritage Trail will take you on a journey around Circus West Village, the first phase of the Battersea Power Station […]

June 24th, 2018

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Football Season Review 17/18

Football Season Review 17/18

Seeing as we are but just a day away from the start of the World Cup we thought it’d be the perfect time to put out an end of Football Season Blog.  See below for insights into how our local side’s faired over the past year… Fulham By Andrew Murray I was happy that Fulham beat Aston Villa in the playoff final on Saturday. I […]

June 13th, 2018

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Tea with Charlotte Despard on Saturday 23rd June

Tea with Charlotte Despard on Saturday 23rd June

What does it mean to you to have the same democratic rights as everyone else? Wandsworth Radio is celebrating 90 years since the Representation of the People Act 1928, which gave all men and women over 21 the equal right to vote. Working with The Katherine Low Settlement, Waste Not, Want Not project and other partners on the Doddington and Rollo Estate we will come […]

June 4th, 2018

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Twenty Theatres to see Before You Die…

Twenty Theatres to see Before You Die…

Have you made your list?  Amber Massie-Blomfield has, and it includes our very own Battersea Arts Centre. Travelling the length and breadth of the country, she calls her book a love letter to Britain’s theatres.  Listen into Lesley’s chat with her at BAC.   The World premiere of At Home in Gaza and London follows the lives of people living in two locations separated by great political, economic and physical […]

June 1st, 2018

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