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Thursday, 23 September, 2021

Album of the week: Too Bold by Shingai

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … Too Bold by Shingai https://youtu.be/H5q-8VzqHF0 Shingai Shoniwa has...

Album of the week: Shotgun by Junior Walker and...

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … https://youtu.be/RD8thymsFZY I’m sure many of you watched Steve...

Album of the week: Data X Change by...

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … https://youtu.be/oCgFTmDOWtU The bad news is that lockdown...

Album of the week: Bread & Butterflies by Slovo

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … https://youtu.be/uFerrVmh56U Bread & Butterflies by Slovo For my twelfth and...

Album of the week: Rapture by Koffee

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … https://youtu.be/c0cu66q7q8Q Rapture by Koffee Next weekend would have been Glastonbury....

Poem of the week: Windrush Square, Brixton by Peter Lindley

WINDRUSH SQUARE, BRIXTON It’s seven-thirty on a Sunday morning. Clubbers clusteraround the tube station, aiming to take the first train home. A bust of Mr. Tate,...

Album of the week: Funky Kingston by Toots and...

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … Funky Kingston by Toots and the Maytals https://youtu.be/a6ZLe_CyAcg Were it...

Album of the week: Old Wow by Sam Lee

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … https://youtu.be/lKE09TcokTs Old Wow by Sam Lee Rightly or wrongly, lockdown...

Album of the week: Dread Beat an’ Blood by...

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … We are currently witnessing one of the biggest...

Book of the week: The Lambeth Cholera Outbreak of 1848-1849...

Alan Slingsby reads the shocking story of another epidemic in Lambeth Boris Johnson, fighting his personal battle with Covid-19 in St Thomas’ hospital in Lambeth,...

Artwork of the week: Joseph Receiving Pharoah’s Ring by...

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo was an Italian painter born in 1696 and known principally for his many decorative frescoes adorning buildings in northern Italy. Thought...

Album of the week: Treasures Untold by Tom Brosseau

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … https://youtu.be/wyJ7_a-XGRU Treasures Untold by Tom Brosseau At around this time...

Film of the week: Day One Komonopromo by Keith...

It’s the 10th anniversary of Day One Komonopromo which won Brixton director Keith Musaman Morton an award at the NYC international Independent Film Festival....

Album of the week: Sistahs by Big Joanie

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … https://youtu.be/iE6Ji3dGHO4 Big Joanie describe themselves as Black...

Album of the week: A Work Of Heart by...

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … https://youtu.be/DvH6SGAxhF8 I, like so many others, was...

Artwork of the week

This rather disturbing linocut is from a series of 21 by Bill Woodrow, each one of which is based upon a chapter from Primo...