London 360 05/12/11
05 December 2011, 02:04
London 360 – Series 2 – Episode 3 is presented by Carina Nava Johnson
Don't Turn Back Time
'Recession', 'job cuts', 'banking crisis' — these are terms we hear every day. Reporter Helena Poole travelled back in time to the 1950s for the Fawcett Society's 'Don't Turn Back Time' march to see how the government's cost-cutting is affecting women in particular.
With the largest population in Africa, you will find that Nigerians have a very established community in London. Christinah Adegasoye went to investigate how this vivacious and lively community has brought a little bit of their traditional culture to the capital Includes nigerian music superstar 2face and a number of nigerian faces.
Olympic London – Handball
When people think of their favourite Olympic sports they think: athletics, gymnastics, swimming. With the very first Great Britain handball team lining up to compete at the Games next year, could Londoners come to love the sport that is already big in Europe? Rose Manley went down to the Olympic park to find out more about handball.
We all know London is a cultural hub with an eclectic music scene. But London 360 went to explore a whole new genre of music that is being created right here in the capital.
Since September, free schools have popped up all over London. One term in, Tasha Martha investigates what free schools are and the effect they're having on their local communities.
London 360's Star-Studded Event
With series 1 of London 360 over, we decided to celebrate its impact and invited some of our favourite Londoners from the worlds of music and media down to City Hall to celebrate how London 360 is giving communities a voice. Helena Poole takes us backstage…features Adam Deacon, Bashy, Sway, Ty Eddie Nestor, Trevor Nelson, Kojo and more!