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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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Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 14th-20th May

Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 14th-20th May

Welcome back to the Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard! This week again looks like a fantastic week on the station so stay tuned as we continue to cover the WAF 2018! We are so delighted to have had two shows nominated for the Mixcloud Online Radio awards 2018. Dom has been presenting Walking Wandsworth for a while now, a podcast show which documents some fantastic walks in and around […]

May 13th, 2018

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Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 7th-13th May

Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 7th-13th May

Hello all! We have a very busy, jam-packed week this week on Wandsworth Radio, with an incredible 15 special guests and plenty more going on across the station this week. Follow us on Twitter @WandsworthRadio to follow how our week pans out. We’re not sure if you can tell, but we’re loving our time as the Local Media Partner for the Wandsworth Arts Fringe. Our […]

May 6th, 2018

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The Fringe in your front room?

The Fringe in your front room?

We have already welcomed 40 Wandsworth Arts Fringe performers into our studio and on our airwaves so far, with plenty more to come.  On Sunday 13th May, we go a step further and broadcast a live performance of spoken word – an Open Mic Night in fact, from THE ERRANT STAGE in Balham. Fancy a go yourself, then pop along to their site in Balham […]

April 28th, 2018

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Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 23rd-29th April

Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 23rd-29th April

Hello! Welcome back to the Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard, our weekly showcase of some of the best content on the station for each week. We’ve got politics, we’ve got arts and even got The Beatles this week. Okay, so we don’t have the Beatles live in studio – but we have got a fantastic, fun-filled week ahead and you can join us on the website by […]

April 22nd, 2018

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Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 16th-22nd April

Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 16th-22nd April

This week is a fantastic week on Wandsworth Radio – certainly not one to miss! We are also delighted to be the local media partner this year for the Wandsworth Arts Fringe (#WAF2018) which is on 4-20th May. · ArtsWatch will be featuring some performers (Mondays/Tuesdays and Thursdays just after 6.30pm news). · Wandsworth Radio will be broadcasting live on Sunday 13th May from the Errant […]

April 15th, 2018

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THE BATTLE FOR WANDSWORTH

THE BATTLE FOR WANDSWORTH

This year the local council elections in Wandsworth are on a knife edge with the local Labour party buoyant from their victory in the election of Marsha De Cordova as Battersea MP last year, they believe they can take control of the council from the Conservatives for the first time since 1978. The manifestos have been published, leaflets are being pushed through letterboxes across the […]

April 13th, 2018

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Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 9th-15th April

Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 9th-15th April

Welcome to the Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard! There’s lots of exciting stuff coming up this week on the station, so be sure to tune in on the website (see the listen button up there in the corner?) or take us on the go on the TuneIn Radio app. This Monday, Lesley Strachan meets the Director of Barnes Childrens’ Literary Festival. In its 3rd year, it’s bigger and better than ever before! […]

April 8th, 2018

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Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 3rd-8th April

Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 3rd-8th April

Welcome back to the Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard. After the Easter blues why not get tuning in to some of this fantastic CONTENT here on Wandsworth Radio? It all starts tonight… Artswatch returns from its Easter break on Tuesday as Lesley meets Wandsworth Radio’s very own Rory Boyle. Rory has been part of a Young Producer programme at the Royal Albert Hall. He tells her about their 2-day event coming up on […]

April 3rd, 2018

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Got a brilliant idea? Then get it funded…

Got a brilliant idea? Then get it funded…

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Kahn, launched his draft Culture Strategy for London on our very doorstep at Battersea Arts Centre, and of course ArtsWatch was there to cover it for Wandsworth Radio.  As one of the world’s hubs for creativity, 1 in every 6 jobs in London are in the creative industry.  It turns over £47bn per year. The Mayor has decided to look […]

March 30th, 2018

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