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Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 19th-25th February

Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 19th-25th February

Welcome to the Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard! This is a weekly post which sums up all of the great stuff that appears on Wandsworth Radio for your listening pleasure. If you miss something it is also always available on Mixcloud or Soundcloud. Enjoy all that is to come this week on the station!   On Sunday 18th – Iain Wilson (Wilson Says) will be doing a Domestic Violence special. Cllr […]

February 18th, 2018

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The Awkward 2nd Blog (of the season)…

The Awkward 2nd Blog (of the season)…

The Sports Blog is back and it’s better than ever… well maybe! So what can I tell you right now? It’s a mixed bag for our local sides at the moment but let’s have a look. Chelsea’s topsy turvy title defence continues to falter as they have now dropped out of the top 4, and Antonio Conte seemingly on the brink of losing his job. […]

February 10th, 2018

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1996 and All That!

1996 and All That!

What were you doing in 1996? Were you part of the first Pride Afterparty on Clapham Common? Whether you were or weren’t, here’s a fabulous opportunity to join in the ’96 Festival at the Omnibus in Clapham.  Hannah Williams talks to the curator of the festival Marie McCarthy to get an overview of the music, spoken word and theatrical events she has put together to […]

February 6th, 2018

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Radio play and documentary to mark centenary of women’s right to vote

Radio play and documentary to mark centenary of women’s right to vote

Wandsworth Radio is commemorating the 100th anniversary of some women’s right to vote this year as the borough has a proud history of women’s suffrage with a new radio play. Wandsworth Radio also wants to hear from local people with any personal stories for a documentary which will be broadcast this summer. On Tuesday 6th February the date the Representation of the Peoples Act 1918 […]

January 22nd, 2018

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Goodbye Grumpy Grandad….

Goodbye Grumpy Grandad….

One of our most wonderful volunteers the one and only Stephen Zetter (Grumpy Grandad) passed away just before Christmas. Steve returned home from our studio after presenting his final radio show on Sunday 17th December. Steve spent the day performing in our annual Christmas Pantomime as the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella. He was doing what he did best, making people laugh and loving every minute of […]

January 7th, 2018

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“No Petticoats Here…”

“No Petticoats Here…”

We can expect to see a lot of Suffragette imagery over the next 12 months; 2018 marks the centenary of some women over 30 and all men over 21 getting the Vote in February 1918. Suffragette militancy and personal sacrifice were vital to gaining headlines and getting publicity to their campaign to win the Vote for Women.  But, in courting controversy, the Suffragettes also made […]

January 1st, 2018

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Christmas and New Year Schedule

Christmas and New Year Schedule

Click for a larger view of our Christmas and New Year schedule. Christmas Specials and our Pantomime and Christmas Cracker Quiz are highlighted in blue. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Wandsworth Radio! 

December 17th, 2017

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Cinderella will go to the Strictly Ball – oh yes she will!

Cinderella will go to the Strictly Ball – oh yes she will!

No longer content with just reporting our local arts and culture, we are now contributing to it ourselves. We don’t want to hog the blog – so take a look at other parts of our homepage to get the details of how to come and watch a live recording of “Cinderella in Wandsworth”. Meanwhile, they are giving it a go elsewhere as well.  Christopher Biggins […]

December 1st, 2017

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Tickets now on sale for our live radio pantomime Cinderella

Tickets now on sale for our live radio pantomime Cinderella

Wandsworth Radio presenters and newsreaders are preparing for Pantomime again and this year you’re invited to dance with the handsome prince at the ball for CINDERELLA on Sunday 17th December at 2pm. TICKETS ON SALE NOW – Includes Christmas lunch of Turkey burger with cranberry sauce and salad, vegetarian option and mince pies with ice cream £10 Adults £5 Children        Our show […]

December 1st, 2017

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We are LIGHTING UP the BRIGHTER BOROUGH this Christmas

We are LIGHTING UP the BRIGHTER BOROUGH this Christmas

Wandsworth Radio are bringing our own brand of radio magic to the welcoming of the festive season across the London Borough of Wandsworth this Christmas. As each of our amazing local town centres switch on their Christmas lights and Christmas trees we’ll be bringing our Wandsworth Radio Outside Broadcast stage filled with performers, dancers and community groups singing carols and much more merriment whilst also […]

November 18th, 2017

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