The Urban Tree Festival is taking place online for the first time. Three organisers – a writer of London’s street trees, an Islington tree inspector, and a community gardener – talk about what trees mean to them.
Bombay Bicycle Club have been announced as the opening night headliners for All Points East, joining Tame Impala, Massive Attack, Kraftwerk, The Kooks and The Wombats on a huge bill for the 10-day event.
Teshay Makeda’s autumn schedule is getting busier. As this uplifting and talented singer/songwriter continues to reach new audiences, venues from Brixton to Birmingham and Covent Garden to Croydon have booked appearances, keen for Makeda to bring her fusion of reggae, soul and RnB to their respective stages.
Multi-instrumentalist, dedicated music teacher and now a man with nine albums to his name; Jake Bradford-Sharp introduces his eclectic new single and speaks of the joy of sharing his craft with fledgling drummers.
Formerly a songwriter for the likes of Girls Aloud, Sugababes and Kylie Minogue, Lisa Cowling now runs a cookery school out of her home in Dalston, after a year of volunteering at the Made in Hackney kitchen.