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The Dramatic Story Of Lady Unchained – The Inspirational Poet & Founder of ‘Unchained Poetry’, The Platform For Artists With Personal Experience Of The Criminal Justice System

Lady Unchained On Your London Legacy Podcast

This week’s amazing guest is the inspirational Brenda Birungi, aka Lady Unchained. Lady Unchained is a Poet and founder of Unchained Poetry, a platform for artists with experience of the criminal justice system. In 2008, 20-year-old Brenda got into a fight in a club whilst trying to protect her sister from being attacked. Serving 11…

James Cook MBE – Jamaican Born Former European & British Super Middleweight Boxing Champion Was Awarded MBE For ”Outstanding Work With The Young People Of Hackney’s Notorious Murder Mile”

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As a kid, James Cook grew up with his grandparents on the streets of Jamaica, until his parents brought him to London as a 9 year old and his whole world changed. James grew up on the notorious North Peckham Housing Estate and went on to become British and European super – middleweight champion, in…

Huw Jones – Author Of The Thrilling Novel ‘The Last Director of Shoreditch’ Chats About The ‘Old Nichol’ East End Slum To It’s Modern Day Gentrification

Huw Jones Web Image On Your London Legacy Podcast talks about The Last Director of Shoreditch

Shoreditch in the East End of London has an incredibly rich and varied history. From theatre and Shakespeare in Elizabethan times, to the wealthy traders and French Huguenot silk weavers of the 17th Century to the decline of the furniture industry in the late 19th century when the area was one of the worst slums…

Award Winning London Based Fine Artist & Cartographer Adam Dant Has Been Described As The ‘Hogarth For Our Times’ As He Chronicles Our Ever Changing City

Adam Dant on Your London Legacy

The award-winning and brilliant London-based fine artist and cartographer, Adam Dant, has been described as the ‘Hogarth for our times’. From his studio above the oldest Ashkenazi synagogue in Spitalfields in the East End, Adam surveys the past present and future of our ever changing city. His astonishing maps are beautiful and ‘subversive’ at the…