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Gemma Cairney interviews cultural icons, tastemakers, artists and musicians about their pastimes, hobbies, collections and loves beyond what they are known for.

Gemma Cairney interviews cultural icons, tastemakers, artists and musicians about their pastimes, hobbies, collections and loves beyond what they are known for.
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United Kingdom

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BBC

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Gemma Cairney interviews cultural icons, tastemakers, artists and musicians about their pastimes, hobbies, collections and loves beyond what they are known for.

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English


Episodes

Laurie Vincent from Slaves

1/19/2018
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Gemma Cairney continues The Leisure Society, a new series interviewing cultural icons, innovators, artists and musicians about their pastimes, hobbies, collections and loves beyond what they are known for. This week Gemma visits Laurie Vincent, best known as one half of the Kent punk band Slaves whose have been building up their following writing songs which confront their apathy-affected generation. Laurie Vincent isn't just the guitarist in Slaves, the 24 year old is also a visual artist...

Duration:00:38:23

Goldie and Hot Yoga

1/16/2018
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The Leisure Society is a new series presented by Gemma Cairney, interviewing cultural icons, tastemakers, artists and musicians about their pastimes, hobbies, collections and loves beyond what they are known for. The weekly show will discover how each person's passions influence what they create beginning with musician, DJ and visual artist Goldie. After a ninety minute Hot Yoga session Goldie opens up to Gemma about a range of topics from the legendary Blue Note Metalheadz night in...

Duration:00:34:30

Tracey Emin

1/16/2018
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Gemma Cairney continues The Leisure Society, a new series interviewing cultural icons, tastemakers, artists and musicians about their pastimes, hobbies, collections and loves beyond what they are known for. This week Gemma joins Turner Prize nominated artist Tracey Emin at one of her favourite haunts in her home town of Margate, the Shell Grotto. Discovered in 1835, the winding passages are covered in mosaics created entirely of millions of seashells but how they got there is still a...

Duration:00:31:47

Kelley Deal

1/16/2018
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Gemma Cairney continues The Leisure Society, a new series interviewing cultural icons, tastemakers, artists and musicians about their pastimes, hobbies, collections and loves beyond what they are known for. This week Gemma joins Kelley Deal lead guitarist with The Breeders, in a wool and craft shop, where she describes how she swapped her heroin habit for knitting. From her work with the Breeders and beyond, Deal has created powerful, inspiring rock music and served as a positive influence...

Duration:00:30:08

Cosey Fanni Tutti from Throbbing Gristle

1/16/2018
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Gemma Cairney continues The Leisure Society, a new series interviewing cultural icons, tastemakers, artists and musicians about their pastimes, hobbies, collections and loves beyond what they are known for. This week Gemma visits the home of Cosey Fanni Tutti, performer from avant-garde group Throbbing Gristle, whose art and music inspired a generation and rocked the establishment - to talk about her passion for gardening. As well as a guided tour around her garden, Cosey discusses her...

Duration:00:32:35

Welcome to The Leisure Society

12/14/2017
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Gemma Cairney explores the hidden hobbies and passions of our cultural icons.

Duration:00:01:53

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