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Mid-river Milonga and more at the Totally Thames Festival 2019.

Mid-river Milonga and more at the Totally Thames Festival 2019.

The biggest celebration of London’s iconic River Thames is back! Totally Thames have announced the amazing full programme of events for the 2019 festival. Alongside four brilliant highlight events, the full programme commemorates the river as the vital cultural and environmental centre of London, from 1st – 30th September. Tune in to hear more about it when we meet director Adrian Evans to learn more […]

July 28th, 2019

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On The Road to Brixton

On The Road to Brixton

There is so much news coming out of the  Ovalhouse – not only is it set to relocate to Brixton,  it also has a new summer season to announce, and on top of that, it is also transforming disused playground into a temporary performance space – which will be designed and built by 10-year olds!  Listen to our interview with Owen Calvert-Lyons, Head of Theatre […]

June 10th, 2019

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Happy 10th Birthday WAF!

Happy 10th Birthday WAF!

We’re building up to the next Wandsworth Arts Fringe this year taking place 3-19 May across the borough of Wandsworth. We welcome our first WAF performers into our Battersea studios this week as well as make our preparations for our outdoor broadcasts.  If you can’t get to the Fringe, we can bring it tou you.  We will also be broadcasting live from two events – […]

April 21st, 2019

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A new radio station for South West London

A new radio station for South West London

Award winning Wandsworth Radio is expanding to serve the neighbouring London boroughs of Richmond, Merton and Lambeth and is hoping to be heard on DAB digital radio very soon.  The re-branded Riverside Radio will launch with an outside broadcast from the famous Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race in Putney on Sunday 7th April 2019.  Riverside Radio Managing Director Jason Rosam said “We are so excited to be expanding […]

January 8th, 2019

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If a goal is a dream with a deadline…take a look at Theatre503

If a goal is a dream with a deadline…take a look at Theatre503

And nominate yourself (or somebody else if you still full of season’s spirt) to join their introduction to writing for the theatre. You must be a local resident, over 18 and you must complete the application by 11th January. What are you waiting for? If you still need a nudge –  Right to Write  – the link to more information is here. If that really […]

December 29th, 2018

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The 2018/2019 End of Season Bumper Blog

The 2018/2019 End of Season Bumper Blog

Editor’s Comment Since Gareth Southgate’s men made the country dare to dream again last summer, it’s fair to say that it’s been a pretty thrilling and surprising year in the sporting world. In the Sports Blog we’ve got an awful to cover because, well, a lot’s happened this year. Man City are still – by the skin of Vincent Kompany’s Right boot – Premier League […]

June 26th, 2019

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£20 Tickets to the Asia Cup Polo Day at Ham Polo Club…

£20 Tickets to the Asia Cup Polo Day at Ham Polo Club…

The Asia Cup Polo International Day celebrates its 12th year on Saturday 6th July 2019. Enjoy two exciting games of polo including an international match between Indian and International teams. If you have watched the movie ‘Pretty Woman’ then you know that treading the divots a must between matches. Food is available to purchase on the day and there will be a fully stocked cash […]

June 13th, 2019

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Falcon Road Festival 2019

Falcon Road Festival 2019

Riverside Radio is back at the Falcon Road Festival 2019. You’ll find our main stage this year right next to the entrance of Shillington Park and its filled with the most entertaining and diversity of acts we have ever seen at the festival. Make sure you come along on Saturday 29th June 2019. You’ll find all the family fun if you come out of the […]

June 8th, 2019

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the News Team

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the News Team

Dear listeners, We hope you have enjoyed our news stories and content this year from our live broadcast from the Wandsworth Town Hall for the exciting Wandsworth local election to interviews with local residents who make Wandsworth tick. We will be back in 2019, ready to keep you up to date with the latest local news from across the borough. In 2019, tune in to […]

December 29th, 2018

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People of Wandsworth: Battersea Men’s Shed helping retired men combat isolation

People of Wandsworth: Battersea Men’s Shed helping retired men combat isolation

  By Beth Ashmead Latham   Men’s sheds tackle isolation among retired men, providing a space for people stay active and interact over practical projects and hobbies.   Wandsworth has two, and I had the chance to visit one in Battersea last month for a Wandsworth Tonight report.     Each Wednesday morning the space, once a store room in Dimpson Lodge, comes alive to the […]

December 4th, 2018

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