Arts Editor - Lesley Strachan

Just 3 weeks away from the Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2016

Week 2 of our Wandsworth Arts Festival performers guesting in the studio. On Monday afternoon, Ian Barclay welcomes Andrew Silverwood, Artistic Director of Fragility Theatre who are taking over the Cat’s Back for the duration on the festival.  Spotlight on Tuesday evening ...

Lesley Strachan

April 16th, 2016

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ArtsWatch next week comes from Putney, Tooting, Balham…the West End!

ArtsWatch next week comes from Putney, Tooting, Balham…the West End!

Wandsworth is home to Britain’s only gallery dedicated to the political Cartoon. The gallery, in Putney, is currently showcasing 50 years of Daily Telegraph cartoons and also houses some originals of some of the world’s most famous cartoons, dating back as far as

Lesley Strachan

April 3rd, 2016

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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. 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.   ...

Lesley Strachan

March 24th, 2016

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Madness, Death, Sex and Syria.  Just another week on ArtsWatch.

Madness, Death, Sex and Syria. Just another week on ArtsWatch.

“At the Mountains of Madness” by H.P. Lovecraft at Omnibus in Clapham features in our Monday night ArtsWatch. I met local actor Tim Hardy up at the Edinburgh Festival and am delighted to find him performing closer to home on 17 March in H.P. Lovecraft’s ...

Lesley Strachan

March 4th, 2016

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