Welcome to the Southbank Centre blog, here you'll find articles, videos and audio podcasts exploring our events and festivals programme and some engaging, fascinating and sometimes provocative themes from artists and thinkers in our Talks and Debates. 

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The legendary activist spoke with Southbank Centre's Artistic Director, Jude Kelly, about women, race and class in the post-Trump era
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Folk & World
Global Culture & Ethnicity
Fri, 03/24/2017 - 17:30
Hamlet in Nepali, The Winter’s Tale in Urdu, and new interpretations of the Sonnets – Arwa Haider encounters the South Asian bard
Folk & World
Global Culture & Ethnicity
Fri, 03/24/2017 - 16:45
Pakistan’s Laal and the UK’s Asian Dub Foundation perform together for the first time. Arwa Haider reports
Folk & World
Global Culture & Ethnicity
Fri, 03/24/2017 - 15:37
Amrita Riat offers an overview of the British Asian artists here at Alchemy
Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:03
WE: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere
Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:26
Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if you’re still stuck on what to get your mum, then we have some extra-special gift ideas
Global Culture & Ethnicity
Tue, 03/21/2017 - 15:28
See a slideshow of festival highlights from Southbank Centre's China Changing
Global Culture & Ethnicity
Tue, 03/21/2017 - 15:20
Hear what Chinese publication Nouvelles d’Europe had to say about Southbank Centre's China Changing 2016
Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:33
Listen to audio highlights of Southbank Centre's WOW – Women of the World festival 2017
Mon, 03/20/2017 - 17:29
Hear what Hayward Gallery means to artists, Bridget Riley and Antony Gormley
Fri, 03/17/2017 - 11:55
Hayward Gallery stages the first major retrospective of the work of photographer Andreas Gursky