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Frankenstein is back!

Frankenstein is back!

The Phoenix Season continues at the Battersea Arts Centre with a return performance of FRANKENSTEIN.  Created by their very own Beatbox Academy, this isn’t a version you will have seen elsewhere and just back for two more performances. We speak to two performers from the show. Also, back for a second run is EUGENIUS! at The Other Palace in Victoria. An 80’s super-hero musical that […]

October 2nd, 2018

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Wandsworth Radio crowned Digital Station of the Year at Community Radio Awards

Wandsworth Radio crowned Digital Station of the Year at Community Radio Awards

Wandsworth Radio has been crowned the Digital Station of the Year during a national radio awards ceremony. The Battersea based radio station took the prize at the Community Radio Awards in Sheffield at the weekend. Judges who listened to a selection of Wandsworth Radio’s programmes said “Wandsworth Radio is a seriously impressive broadcaster that understands the area it serves and offers an inclusive place, with […]

September 19th, 2018

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Wandsworth News Weekly Round Up: 3rd – 9th September

Wandsworth News Weekly Round Up: 3rd – 9th September

At the end of every week, News Editor Chloe Desave will give you a quick read of some of the latest and biggest news happening in our wonderful borough.   3rd – 9th September   Wandsworth residents are concerned over council plans to retrofit sprinklers in tower blocks. The plans to retrofit sprinklers in each of the borough’s 100 tower blocks will affect 6,500 residents and […]

September 9th, 2018

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Wandsworth News Weekly Round Up: 27th August – 2nd September

Wandsworth News Weekly Round Up: 27th August – 2nd September

  At the end of every week, News Editor Chloe Desave will give you a quick read of some of the latest and biggest news happening in our wonderful borough.   27th August- 2nd September   A 16 year old boy was shot in York Road, Battersea just by the Shell Petrol station this morning. Officers along with specialist firearms colleagues were called to the […]

September 2nd, 2018

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When all of Wandsworth’s a stage…

When all of Wandsworth’s a stage…

Yes, we are back down now from Edinburgh, but you can’t have too much of a good thing and our local theatres are not letting us down.  In fact there are not enough nights in September for you to see everything on offer. Let the ArtsWatch team take the strain, here’s just a few of the interviews you can listen in to this month. Gecko, […]

August 24th, 2018

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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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