Arts Editor - Lesley Strachan

Got a brilliant idea? Then get it funded…

Got a brilliant idea? Then get it funded…

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Kahn, launched his draft Culture Strategy for London on our very doorstep at Battersea Arts Centre, and of course ArtsWatch was there to cover it for Wandsworth Radio.  As one of the world’s hubs for creativity, 1 in every 6 jobs in London are in ...

Lesley Strachan

March 30th, 2018

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Tara Arts Theatre “holds a special place” in Sadiq Khan’s heart…

Tara Arts Theatre “holds a special place” in Sadiq Khan’s heart…

…and there’s no arguing with that.  I may have mentioned it once or twice already. The UK’s only theatre led by BAME artists opened in Wandsworth this month. The TARA Theatre in Earlsfield showered petals upon VIP guests including the Mayor of Wandsworth and ...

Lesley Strachan

September 2nd, 2016

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Tooting MP Sadiq Khan is Labour’s candidate for Mayor

Tooting MP Sadiq Khan has been selected as Labour’s candidate for Mayor of London. He said “I will repay the faith so many have placed in me today. I will devote all my energies in our campaign to win back City Hall – winning for a purpose. “I ...

Jason Rosam

September 11th, 2015

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