Arts Editor - Lesley Strachan

Hope: An Exhibition and a word for our times…

Hope: An Exhibition and a word for our times…

Hope: An Exhibition is an artistic celebration of anything and everything that gives us hope or makes us feel hopeful. Award-winning photographer Jim Grover and Reverend Kit Gunasekera have installed nearly 200 pieces in St. James Church, Clapham, as part of a project to ...

Lesley Strachan

March 15th, 2020

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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

Lesley Strachan

April 21st, 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 ...

Jason Rosam

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 ...

Jason Rosam

December 4th, 2018

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Frankenstein is back!

Frankenstein is back!

The Phoenix Season continues at the Battersea Arts Centre with a return performance of FRANKENSTEIN.  Created by their very own Beatbox Academy, this isn’t a version you will have seen elsewhere and just back for two more performances. We speak to two performers from the ...

Lesley Strachan

October 2nd, 2018

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When all of Wandsworth’s a stage…

When all of Wandsworth’s a stage…

Yes, we are back down now from Edinburgh, but you can’t have too much of a good thing and our local theatres are not letting us down.  In fact there are not enough nights in September for you to see everything on offer. Let the ArtsWatch team take the strain, here’s just a ...

Lesley Strachan

August 24th, 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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Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 23rd-29th April

Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 23rd-29th April

Hello! Welcome back to the Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard, our weekly showcase of some of the best content on the station for each week. We’ve got politics, we’ve got arts and even got The Beatles this week. Okay, so we don’t have the Beatles live in studio ...

Kai Chappell

April 22nd, 2018

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Harris Academy named top performing school in Wandsworth

Harris Academy named top performing school in Wandsworth

Written by Julia Bright. Wandsworth’s best performing schools based on GCSE results has been published by the government showing the Harris Academy in Battersea being the top performing state school in the borough. The borough has outperformed the national average for ...

Jason Rosam

February 21st, 2018

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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 ...

Kai Chappell

February 18th, 2018

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