Urban Hinterlands

In the first of three BBC Radio 4 programmes music writer John Doran seeks out the radical music being made in the margins of Britain. He hears from musicians who have been pushed to the edges of the big cities. Read More...

Estate Music

In a BBC Radio 4 programme, Kieran Yates explores the role council estates play in shaping British music culture – and how the thin walls of her childhood estate introduced her to diverse music. Journalist Kieran Yates grew up in a South Asian family on a council estate in London. Read More...

Walking from Dunkirk to Barcelona to Measure the Curvature of the Earth

For 112 days Sara Morawetz retraced the 2,000 kilometre journey of two 18th century astronomers, tasked with defining the length of a metre. On 24 June 2018 artist Sara Morawetz started walking. In sturdy leather boots and a broad-brimmed, blue felt hat, she headed south from Dunkirk, France’s most northerly town. For 112 days, over 2,000 …