News and Views
Londonist Out Loud is presented and produced by N Quentin Woolf. This week’s show comes from the Foundling Museum in Bloomsbury, which tells the story of the first hospital for abandoned children.
His guests this week are:
- John Rees, writer, broadcaster, activist, author of The Algebra and Revolution, involved in Stop The War Coalition, and co-author of A People’s History of London.
- Lindsey German, socialist writer and activist, involved in Stop The War Coalition, co-author of A People’s History of London.
- Matt Cook, co-editor of Love London Museums, a website about London’s small and quirky museums.
The guests discuss recent London news and features, including the results of the mayoral elections, the history of the Foundling Museum, the ‘ingredients’ of a good museum, the Love London Museums website, William the Conqueror’s castles, London’s population growth, and the usual historical quiz.
Caro Howell, Director of the Foundling Museum, takes NQW for a tour of the museum’s latest exhibition on the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens (see picture).
This week’s show is sponsored by payasUgym