Live music from Jazz New Blood
Live music by Rosie Frater-Taylor (guitar and vocals) and Roella Oloro (piano) from Jazz New Blood.
Can I talk to you about.. Periods?
Jessie Lawson set herself a challenge. Walk from Dalston to Clapton and stop as many people as she could on the street and asked them to talk to her about periods. Then she ended up at her mum’s boat, so chatted to her mum about periods too.
The Ancestor’s Trail
Celia Robbins discovers a unique event taking place in Epping Forest later this month. The Ancestor’s Trail is a walk that’s inspired by science. It’s all about evolution and the tree of life – with added music, poetry and dance. If you’d like to join the walkers on Saturday 29th, you can find all the details about starting points, and register at ancestorstrail.org.uk.
We talk to Asma Shah and Roxi Johanshahi from east London based company ‘You Make It’, who are on a mission totally transform local young women’s lives, also with them is Sherin Adam, a You Make It graduate is here to tell us how the scheme worked for her.
Studio Interview: Hackney Pirates
Jessie Lawson talks to Anthony and Carmen from Dalston based literacy charity Hackney Pirates about what they do and about a new podcast series the Young Pirates have produced, imagining the world in 2050.
The Institute of Light is a recordshop/cinema and bookshop/restaurant all hidden under a railway arch in London fields. Take a tour with director Jo Hagan.
The Estate Agency – What if we moved to Stoke?
Last week Pearl found herself looking around an Estate Agent in Stoke Newington that made me do a few double takes at the prices.. How could everything be so cheap? Was she reading the property boards correctly? It turns out she wasn’t dreaming, but it wasn’t quite that simple..
Queen of Carnival: Claudia Jones
Jonny Virgo delves into the life of Claudia Jones: journalist, activist and one of the conceivers of the Notting Hill Carnival.
Right to Rent Report
Old Street based national charity, The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants exists to campaign for justice in immigration, nationality and refugee law and policy. In February, they published an independent review of the ‘Right to Rent’ scheme – a government initiative requiring landlords to check the immigration status of their tenants. Jessie Lawson interviewed landlords and tenants about their experiences of the Right to Rent scheme.
Women’s History Month with Maggie Pinhorn
Live studio interview with Maggie Pinhorn from Alternative Arts to give us an insight into East London events during Women’s History Month (March 2017)