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Join us on the CNJ Pod each week for lively discussions with some of Camden's most interesting and noteworthy characters. Your hosts are Bronwen Weatherby, Calum Fraser and Dan Carrier, journalists at the Camden New Journal.Twitter: @cnjpod Facebook: @TheCNJPod
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This week we're bringing you an interview from the Camden New Journal vaults: an interview with Dave Tomlin - a seminal figure in north London's counter culture scene of the 1960s.A legend of the squatting movement, in 1975 having been staying in squat in Belsize Park he was looking for someplace new to live.One day he walked down Avenue Road, in Swiss Cottage, and he noticed a large, attractive house which had clearly been left empty for some time.It was the Cambodian embassy which had been abandoned by diplomats when the Khmer Rouge led by Pol Pot instigated a violent coup in the country.Dave and his friends climbed in and made it their home for 15 years before the Home Office was able to finally evict them.During that time it became a hub of artistic creation and appreciation known as The Guild of Transcultural Studies.If you enjoy listening then please subscribe to the podcast and leave us a rating and review.We'd love to get your feedback and any suggestions can be sent directly to the producers by emailing: podcast@camdennewjournal.co.ukFind us on:Facebook @TheCNJPodTwitter @NewJournalHost: Dan CarrierProducer: @BronWeatherbyMusic: 8er41
Dr Jeff Waage joins us on the podcast for an early morning stroll around Hampstead Heath in London to hear the dawn chorus.An ecologist by trade and bird watcher, Jeff helps host Dan Carrier listen out for and spot an array of bird species from woodpeckers to jackdaws, blackcaps to wood warblers. Along the way, they meet Alan who has been venturing around this slice of countryside inside the sprawling metropolis for over 60 years and was on his way to feed the crows he has befriended.Dr Waage, a member of the Heath and Hampstead Society, has led a project to monitor the numbers of nesting birds and hopes to use the figures to suggest new ways to protect wildlife. Leave us a rating and review and click subscribe to catch all of our future episodes!Contact The Camden New Journal Podcast by emailing: podcast@camdennewjournal.co.ukFind us on:Facebook @TheCNJPodTwitter @NewJournalHost: Dan CarrierProducer: @BronWeatherbyMusic: 8er41
DJ David Rodigan, an iconic figure in reggae music, talks to Dan Carrier about a career spanning decades.Their chat covers lockdown, meeting Bob Marley in a stairwell,  and the future of the genre.He is set to appear on the grounds of Kenwood House this June in what is anticipated to be a life-affirming gig.Connect with David on:TwitterInstagramDavid Rodigan and The Outlook Orchestra play at Kenwood House on Sunday, June 27 - tickets out now.Tell us what you thought of the episode by leaving a rating and review.Remember to subscribe so you know when the next episode drops.To contact The Camden New Journal Podcast email: podcast@camdennewjournal.co.ukFind us on:FacebookHost: Dan CarrierProducer: Bronwen Weatherby Music: 8er41
As pubs reopen this week, reporter Harry Taylor takes a look at three boozers that have miraculously been brought back from the brink after years of closure and in one instance demolition.The Albert in Primrose Hill, and Carlton Tavern  n Maida Vale which both welcomed punters on Monday and the Magdala Tavern in Hampstead, set to open next monthHe talks to the campaigners that never gave up the fight and the brave landlords determined to keep the doors open for the years to come. Special thanks to Phil Cowan, Sam Moss, Polly Robertson, and Ben Martin.Connect with Leroy on:TwitterTell us what you thought of the episode by leaving a rating and review.Remember to subscribe so you know when the next episode drops.To contact The Camden New Journal Podcast email: podcast@camdennewjournal.co.ukFind us on:FacebookHost: Harry TaylorProducer: BronWeatherby and Harry TaylorMusic: 8er41
Leroy Logan is our guest on the seventh episode of The CNJ Podcast.The former Metropolitan Police Superintendent is known for battling for decades against racism within the force, and was once the chair of the Black Police Association.The early part of his struggles were portrayed in Steve McQueen's Small Axe drama series aired on the BBC last year starring Star-wars actor John Boyega.This discussion was recorded before the publication of the government’s controversial race report which Mr Logan has recently publicly criticised.Connect with Leroy on:TwitterTell us what you thought of the episode by leaving a rating and review.Remember to subscribe so you know when the next episode drops.To contact The Camden New Journal Podcast email: podcast@camdennewjournal.co.ukFind us on:FacebookTwitterHost: Calum FraserProducer: @BronWeatherbyMusic: 8er41
*This episode contains swearing and drug referencesThe legendary Alan McGee joins The Camden New Journal Podcast on our sixth episode of the series. As the founder of Creation Records,  Alan has given the world Primal Scream, Oasis and The Jesus and Mary Chain.Together with New Journal reporter Dan Carrier, they talk about his memories or managing a record label through the Brit Pop and Acid House days, what "Cool Britannia" was really about, and what is on his stereo today.His memoir, Creation Stories: Raves, Riots and Running a Label, has been adapted for the big screen by Irvine Welsh and Nick Moran. The film Creation Stories is available on Sky Cinema from March 20.Connect with Alan McGee on Instagram @alanmcgee93Leave us a rating or review and remember to subscribe!Email The Camden New Journal Podcast producers: podcast@camdennewjournal.co.ukFind us on:FacebookTwitterHost: Dan CarrierProducer: @BronWeatherbyMusic: 8er41
Lead singer of Will Fairhead and The Gulls joins host Calum Fraser on episode five of the The CNJ Pod.Will chats about what it was like being  a key worker during the first wave of the pandemic, delivering meals-on-wheels to elderly people throughout north London.He discusses his experience of coming to London to make it as a musician and his hopes for grassroots music post lockdown.And he takes us on the journey of becoming the only UK band to complete a European tour last year in 2020. Connect with Will Fairhead and The Gulls on Facebook or Instagram.Tell us what you thought of the episode by leaving a rating and review.Remember to subscribe so you know when the next episode drops.To contact The Camden New Journal Podcast Email: podcast@camdennewjournal.co.ukFind us on:FacebookTwitterHost: Calum FraserProducer: @BronWeatherbyMusic: 8er41
Episode four sees The CNJ Pod take a deep dive into what policing Camden is like with one of the borough's finest: PC Ali Hassan-Ali. PC Ali gives an open and honest account of why he joined up to the force and what it's like to be a black officer in the Met.Our chat covers knife crime, stop & search and his efforts to prevent young people from being groomed into organised criminal gangs.Connect with PC Ali on Twitter  @OneSixTwoThree1Tell us what you thought of the episode by leaving a rating and review.Remember to subscribe so you know when the next episode drops.To contact The Camden New Journal Podcast email: podcast@camdennewjournal.co.ukFind us on:FacebookTwitterHost: Bronwen weatherbyProducer: @BronWeatherbyMusic: 8er41
Singer-songwriter Michael Kiwanuka joins us on The Camden New Journal Podcast for our third episode.The performer talks about life growing up and Camden’s grassroots music scene, the importance of music education and about keeping grassroots music venues alive.Connect with Michael on:TwitterTell us what you thought of the episode by leaving a rating and review.Remember to subscribe so you know when the next episode drops.To contact The Camden New Journal Podcast email: podcast@camdennewjournal.co.ukFind us on:FacebookTwitterHost: Dan CarrierProducer: @BronWeatherbyMusic: 8er41
In our second episode Bronwen Weatherby talks with writer Vicky Unwin on what it was like discovering a suitcase full of family secrets kept by her father.The revelations have become the subject of her latest book, The Boy from Boskovice.We also speak about one of the most tragic times in Vicky's life, when her daughter Louise passed away after taking a party drug, and how it led her down the road of activism.Connect with Vicky Unwin on:TwitterTell us what you thought of the episode by leaving a rating and review. Remember to subscribe so you know when the next episode drops. To contact The Camden New Journal Podcast email: podcast@camdennewjournal.co.ukFind us on:FacebookTwitterHost: Bronwen weatherbyProducer: @BronWeatherbyMusic: 8er41
In our first episode Calum Fraser chats with Hugh Montgomery, an outspoken professor of medicine who has been in the midst of fighting the Covid-19 pandemic in north London since it began.Hugh talks about what life is like for doctors and nurses currently battling to save lives in the Whittington Hospital, and the toll it is taking on their mental health. The consultant also shares what he believes the future holds for healthcare in Britain.Connect with Professor Montgomery on:TwitterTell us what you thought of the episode by leaving a rating and review. Remember to subscribe so you know when the next episode drops. To contact The Camden New Journal Podcast email: podcast@camdennewjournal.co.ukFind us on:FacebookTwitterHost: @CalumFraser4Producer: @BronWeatherbyMusic: 8er41Our sponsor this week was Bluebird Care, to get in touch with them phone 0208 176 8551 or visit www.bluebirdcare.co.uk/camden
Welcome!We at the Camden New Journal cannot wait to bring you our new podcast where each week our team will bring you an interview with one of Camden's most interesting or noteworthy people. We have a whole host of fascinating chats lined up for you.So have a listen to our trailer and if it's something you think you will enjoy remember to subscribe, wherever you listen to your podcasts, and you will be notified each time a new episode is released.I hope you will let us know what you think of the podcast by leaving a rating and review. And come and join us on Twitter and Facebook to join in the discussion and get bonus material.Find us on:FacebookTwitterGet in touch with us at CNJ Pod by emailing: camdennewjournal.pod@gmail.comHost: @BronWeatherbyProducer: @BronWeatherbyMusic: 8er41
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