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Arts & Culture

Nine Elms youngsters bring monsters to life

Pia Jackson visits the Nine Elms regeneration area to see first hand how Wandsworth Council is working with local primary school children to get them interested in the changes going on around them and to excite their interest in the new arts and culture hub which has started to take shape. The "Monster Soup" project, funded by the Wandsworth Council and the Battersea Power Station Foundation, uses puppet theatre to explore connections between the River Thames and local communities, culminating in a lantern puppet parade through the area’s changing landscape. www.nineelmslondon.com www.pumphousegallery.org.uk @wandbc @PumpHouseGal @puppetswithguts @BatterseaPwrStn #monstersoup

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Hot Bhangra / Bollywood Dance by Pia and Zainab

After teaching our presenter Pia Jackson five simple Bhangra moves the ladies create this totally hot Bhangra dance for our viewers to enjoy using the song LOVELY by RAJIV SUNDARESAN and, HAMSIKA IYER. You can also follow Zainab's adventures in Vietnam as she learns to cook and goes from Bachelorette to Boss in the kitchen! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzY-KPOCqu89VjLT8w9bw9g @zainytube And don't forget to watch Pia getting up to all sorts of fun activities in her "Anything but the Gym!" quest on www.southwestlondon.tv

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Bhangra Dance Moves for Beginners

Talented YouTuber and dancer Zainab teaches Pia Jackson five simple moves to create the most amazing Bhangra dance for beginners. Don't miss the links at the end of this video to the full version of their final dance. You can also follow Zainab's adventures in Vietnam as she learns to cook and goes from Bachelorette to Boss in the kitchen! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzY-KPOCqu89VjLT8w9bw9g @zainytube

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Love Local London: Earlsfield

First of a new series which puts the spotlight on local life in South West London. Denise Waterman talks to community Estate Agents Haart, samples the local cafe culture, goes golfing, checks out some typical "young Earlsfield family" shops and finishes with a well earnt cocktail in one of the areas many superb bars. http://www.beanandhop.co.uk/ @beanandhop http://oceanhomedesigns.co.uk/ @oceanhomedesign http://www.bumptobaby.co.uk/ http://www.clgc.co.uk/ @CLGCGolf http://www.threesixsix.co.uk/ @ThreeSixSixLDN

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Introducing Wimbledon Art Studios

This video was filmed at Wimbledon Art Studios during the 34th Open Studios Art Show in November 2013 by Rob Kelly and John Stewart, from Artistically Speaking. The Open Studios Art Show takes place twice a year at Wimbledon Art Studios (May and November) and attracts over 4,000 visitors each time. The show is a free-entry event, and the public can purchase art directly from well-established artists who work from their studio in South West London, and discover new emerging talents of all art disciplines (painting, sculpture, photography, illustration, ceramics, screenprinting, mixed-media, etc.) Visit www.wimbledonartstudios.co.uk/open-studi­os/next-show/ to get more information about the next show. http://www.wimbledonartstudios.co.uk/ @WimbledonArt

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Bellevue Village Fair – Wandsworth

Businesses and residents from SW17 got together at the weekend for a taste of all things local. The sun shone, music played, food, drinks and gifts were everywhere. Special thanks to Robert and the team behind the Bellevue Road Association, to our Media Partners Wandsworth Radio who hosted the music tent and to The Oiliboys for permission to film their fab music for this report. http://www.bellevuevillage.co.uk/ http://www.wandsworthradio.com/

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Brixton Urban Art Fair

Pia Jackson takes us on a "little art adventure" on a fabulous Summer weekend in Brixton. www.urbanart.co.uk @urbanartbrixton www.positivearts.co.uk @positiveartsuk http://www.greatart.co.uk @GreatArt_UK www.photowalksoflondon.com @Photowalkslondo www.keatingestates.com @KeatingEstates www.steveyeates.co.uk www.priscillawatkinsart.co.uk @Phthaloturquois www.martingrover.com @MartinGroverUK www.wills-art.com @wills_art

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Wimbledon Studios – The Tour

Joe Forrester takes a look around the hidden gem of Wimbledon Studios and discovers amazing pre-built sets, constantly evolving facilities, comprehensive support services and a thriving community of film professionals, all in the heart of South West London. If you'd like to learn more about the various sets and departments featured in this short video tour, please subscribe to our channel and watch our other reports which we made on the same day. www.wimbledonstudios.com

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