Tales of East Glasgow
We twin with East Glasgow with an extract from Jessie Lawson’s ongoing project SIGOHA (Settled in Glasgow Oral Histories Archive) featuring voices from people who have made Glasgow their home.
We revisit cabaret show promoters Duckie who welcome us to The Posh Club, where golden girls and silver foxes get dressed up and hit Hackney for an afternoon of high tea and ‘ooh la la’.
Nhu, Laila and Rita teenagers from Spotlight Radio Club discover why there are some mysterious refurbished containers in a Poplar estate carpark: R-Urban.
The Lower Clapton Tales
Carolyn Clark author of The Lower Clapton Tales, takes us on a mini audio tour of Lower Clapton in Hackney, London.
Now Then: Newton Dunbar
Now Then is a podcast by Jessie Lawson sharing the stories of people who are over 70 years old, told in their own words. This is the first 10 minutes of the third episode which features Newton Dunbar – a Hackney Legend who set up the The Four Aces in Dalston.
Bear Mother House
Pearl Wise discovered how Hackney based organisation Xenia, which connects migrant women and English speaking women, has been working with artists Fourthland on their latest exhibition Bear Mother House.
London Coffee with Lani Kingston
Jonny Virgo met up with Australian food writer Lani Kingston to talk about her new book – London Coffee – which delves into the history of coffee in London.
Starting Conversations: Sex
In the fourth episode of Starting Conversations, Jessie Lawson walked down Ridley Road Market and asked passers by how they defined sex. Then she went home and chatted to her flat mate about how, sometimes, other people’s ideas of sex can impact negatively on her.
Studio Interview: Jonathan Donovan
Jessie Lawson talks to Jonathan Donovan about his audio-visual project No Place Like Home.
Studio interview and live session with A-Mens
Jonny Virgo talked all things Lauren Hill to Michael Jackson with East London based solo artist A-Mens, then A-Mens and his friend Hydie Humble lit up the studio with his new track Symptoms of the System.