A programme of art, architecture and infrastructure to mark the centenary of the UK’s biggest council housing estate
an interview with Chris Laney
Playing Monday at 11am and on rotation all week.
A look at changes of the Becontree Estate over the last century through collective memories, attitudes, feelings and experiences from a group of residents.
Barking & Dagenham One Borough Festival
Live Recording from the Main Stage
Playing Thursday at 12pm and on rotation all week
A live recording from the main stage of Barking & Dagenham's One Borough Festival held at Parsloes Park on 23 July 2022.
Summer Sight Loss Event
Live Recording from Valence House Museum
Playing Wednesday at 11am and in rotation all week
Recorded live during the Summer Sight Loss Event on 27th July, 2022 at the Local Studies Centre at Valence House Museum.
Barking & Dagenham Carnival Launch Party 2022
Live Recording from Valence Library
Playing Fridays from 1pm and on rotation all week
Recorded live at Valence Library on 25 June.
Live from Barking and Dagenham Town Hall
Playing this Tuesday at 2pm and on rotation all week
Radio Ballads presents four bodies of work created through collaboration with social workers, carers, organisers and residents.
The Wondrous Mind of Lindsay Rust, episode 3
Playing Friday at 3pm and on rotation all week
Original poems and music selections from local writer Lindsay Rust.
Playing Thursday at 11am and on rotation all week
Original fiction written and read by the Write Back youth.
From the Hart, episode 2
Playing this Monday at 1pm and on rotation all week
How to make friends as a teenager with a disability.
Storytime with Melody
Happy I'm a Hippo
Playing Wednesday at 7pm and on rotation all week
Children's stories from Valence Library read aloud by local volunteer Melody.
2022 Barking Folk Festival
The Festival Headliners
Playing Wednesday at 1pm and on rotation all week
Selections from the festival headliners.
Valence House Archive Oral History
Playing Wednesday at 10am and on rotation all week
A Barking Stink Oral History: Dauda Ladejobi.