Arts Editor - Lesley Strachan

ArtsWatch: “Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” Grouch Marx

ArtsWatch: “Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” Grouch Marx

Balham hosts its first literary festival in June at The Bedford. BLF

I meet local entrepreneur and book lover, Susie Nicklin and found out why Dulwich Books is holding the festival in SW12 and why its theme

is “A Way of Being in the World”. Listen at 6.45pm on Tuesday.

 

 

 

 

tooting street art“Who can turn down a free wall when you’re an artist like us?” says street artist Hugo Brown from Id-iom.

But is street art, art? Does it belong in a market like Tooting?

To find the answers to these questions and more, tune in on Wednesday.

 

 

If you lose your job because of government cuts, don’t get mad but get writing.

That’s exactly what local playwright, Sian Rowland, did and now her playSian%20Rowland

“Spurn the Dust” has reached the finals of a nationwide women’s theatre competition.  Sian tells her story to Ian on Thursday.

 

 

We are having a rest on Bank Holiday Monday so ArtsWatch broadcasts at 6.45pm after the news this week on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday.

On Sunday 3rd April at 6pm, you can listen to our fortnightly “round-up” show ArtsWatch Replay.

If you have something you would like to hear covered by ArtsWatch, contact me Lesley@wandsworthradio.com or @ArtsWatch.

March 24th, 2016

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