John Grindrod reflected on the thoughts and ideas discussed in the presentations throughout the day. John Grindrod John Grindrod is a contributor to radio and national press, and the author of several books on modern social history and architecture: Iconicon (2022), Outskirts (2017) and Concretopia (2013). He presented the Radio 4 documentary Living Room, has […]

Pop goes London modern!

A ‘pop culture historian’, freelance writer, author, broadcaster and cultural commentator Travis Elborough will explore London’s modernist history through pop music, from the Barbican to A Clockwork Orange. Travis Elborough Writer, author, broadcaster and cultural commentator Described by The Guardian as ‘one of the country’s finest pop culture historians’, Travis Elborough has been a freelance writer, author, broadcaster and […]

Voices from the Trellick and Cheltenham estates

Hear from JP Ajunonwu, Keith Benton and Molly O’Donnell on a project to capture the voices of people living on the Trellick Tower and Cheltenham Estate, and get their insight into living in an iconic piece of London’s modernism.  

TS Eliot’s London

Since 2003, Jude Rogers is a writer, broadcaster and radio presenter, on arts and culture. This year, she published her first book The Sound of Being Human: How Music Shapes Our Lives. She also is a broadcaster and radio presenter, making programmes regularly for Radio 4. Jude will present her very personal guide to TS Eliot’s London, and […]

Lights, Camera, Furniture!

With three three decades of experience in design for music and popular culture, Paula’s is now the definitive place to discover, source and learn fascinating facts about furniture and décor you spot in film and TV. She will tell just some of the stories behind mid-century furniture on film and TV – and where […]