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Tracey Thorn: A Teenager in Suburbia

  Tracey Thorn: A Teenager in Suburbia   Greenwich Book Festival is delighted to welcome back author and singer-songwriter Tracey Thorn. In a 1970s commuter town, and long before she found stardom in Everything But The Girl, Tracey Thorn’s teenage life was forged from what failed to happen. Her diaries were packed with entries about […]

Notting Hill, Notting Dale by Ade Solanke (A Work in Progress)

  Notting Hill, Notting Dale by Ade Solanke (A Work in Progress)   This June marks the 2nd anniversary of the Grenfell fire in Notting Dale, West London, and May saw the 20th anniversary of the film, Notting Hill.  British-Nigerian writer Ade Solanke grew up on Clarendon Road, which linked both the Hill and Dale. ‘Notting Hill, [...]