Arts Editor - Lesley Strachan

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

Lesley Strachan

April 21st, 2019

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Wandsworth Radio Weekly News Round Up: 8th – 14th October

Wandsworth Radio Weekly News Round Up: 8th – 14th October

At the end of every week, News Editor Chloe Desave will give you a quick read of some of the latest and biggest news happening in our wonderful borough. 8th – 14th October 3 minute read   The Battersea Arts Centre announced on Friday that David Jubb is to step ...

Jason Rosam

October 14th, 2018

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Wandsworth News Weekly Round Up: 3rd – 9th September

Wandsworth News Weekly Round Up: 3rd – 9th September

At the end of every week, News Editor Chloe Desave will give you a quick read of some of the latest and biggest news happening in our wonderful borough.   3rd – 9th September   Wandsworth residents are concerned over council plans to retrofit sprinklers in ...

Jason Rosam

September 9th, 2018

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Wandsworth News Weekly Round Up: 27th August – 2nd September

Wandsworth News Weekly Round Up: 27th August – 2nd September

  At the end of every week, News Editor Chloe Desave will give you a quick read of some of the latest and biggest news happening in our wonderful borough.   27th August- 2nd September   A 16 year old boy was shot in York Road, Battersea just by the Shell ...

Jason Rosam

September 2nd, 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

Lesley Strachan

April 28th, 2018

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Weed burgers and unicorn cupcakes at Vegfest London

It’s a hugely exciting and innovative time for vegan food.  The place to see all this deliciousness under one roof is Veg Fest, a huge completely vegan trade show which drew 14,000 attendees at Kensington Olympia last weekend.  Wandsworth Radio presenter, Tatum de ...

Sheenagh de Silva

October 27th, 2017

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Brother Marcus’ celebrate 1st birthday

Brother Marcus’ celebrate 1st birthday

Brother Marcus, Balham’s all day brunch garden cafe, is celebrating its first birthday, with a 3-day bottomless brunch party. And what a remarkable journey it’s been for the three 26-year old owners, who met at school.  Alex, Arthur and Tasos first bonded over a shared ...

Sheenagh de Silva

April 22nd, 2017

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One book set in the future, one book set in the past – yet both authors catching something of the zeitgeist…how?

One book set in the future, one book set in the past – yet both authors catching something of the zeitgeist…how?

On Monday night’s ArtsWatch, we meet up with Balham author, Joe Treasure, who has just published his third novel “ The Book of Air”. Set in a dystopian future where an isolated community runs its life according to the one book they have to refer to, “Jane Eyre.”   ...

Lesley Strachan

April 22nd, 2017

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Choral & cake!

Singing bakers meet every Monday to rehearse for their concert coming up 19 November at St. Leonard’s Church in Streatham, “Back to Bach”.  Actually you don’t need to do the baking, just the singing and they are open for new members.  On Monday we meet Streatham Choral and ...

Lesley Strachan

November 4th, 2016

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What happens in Rock Choir, stays in Rock Choir…even in Balham.

Join me in finding out what Rock Choir is all about.  Who will be Balham’s own Gareth Malone?  Rock Choir are coming to Balham and you can try a free taster session on Monday 19th September.  Tune in at 6.30pm on Monday to find out how.       We love ...

Lesley Strachan

September 9th, 2016

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