Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast For London, 3 June 2011

The Battle of Cable Street

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Welcome to the latest episode of Londonist Out Loud, a podcast about London. You can listen in-browser, or subscribe via iTunes or RSS. We’re currently number 1 in iTunes Places & Travel chart!

London news and opinion
Londonist Out Loud is presented and produced by N Quentin Woolf. In the studio with him this week…

The guests tackle recent London news, including the Barack Obama visit, the Mayor’s track record, living conditions in the city, urban gardening, the Chelsea Flower Show, wild pigs in Holland Park, LSE’s tuition fees, library closures, David Cameron’s book shelf and whether Tower Hamlets should be a city.

History
Adrian Morris and Bill Beadle of the Whitechapel Society discuss the Battle of Cable Street, which took place in 1936. The image at the top of the page shows the famous mural, which commemorates the skirmish.

Music
Folk musician Nigel of Bermondsey sings a beautiful ballad about the lore of the London sewers, and the legend of One Eye Grey.

Upcoming Events and Openings
NQW rounds up some recommended events and shows around London.

Ruairidh Anderson plays out the episode with another song about the East End.

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