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Go deeper into arts, culture and performance and get to know the artists and thinkers that make up our distinctive programme.

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Take a look at the six books in the running for this year’s prestigious award
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Dr. Cliff Lauson introduces Hayward Gallery's remarkable new group exhibition
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Classical musician Eberhard Spree takes us on a short musical tour of the city

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Get involved in WOW in Bradford, Cardiff, Exeter and Perth
With so much to choose from, here are a few festival highlights
From Sybil to Forrest Gump, take a look back at some of the actress’ most iconic performances
Comedian and performer Jess Thom breaks down common misconceptions about what it is to be disabled
Listen to the third episode of our monthly podcast, a preview of Unlimited
Breaking down myths on the refugee crisis, the inspiration for Khaled Hosseini’s Sea Prayer
Read the remarkable story of Kurt Masur’s role in the downfall of East Germany
Hear how The Cure’s legendary frontman put together his festival this exclusive video interview
Discover the roots of this inspirational young orchestra
Your best tweets and Instagram images from this year’s festival
Three anti-apartheid activists, Chitra Karve, Lela Kogbara and Brian Filling recount the time they met Nelson Mandela
Discover the people and the recipes behind the delicious South Asian street food
Relive five fantastic days of WOW through the eyes of those who joined us
Watch Patrisse Khan-Cullors, Laura Bates and Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu in discussion, in this video from WOW 2018
Ruby Wax in conversation about her new book, How to Be Human: The Manual
Speakers including MPs Jo Swinson, Anna Soubry, Sophie Walker and Tulip Siddiq share their experiences
Hear from leading women in the creative industries creating change including Vanessa Kingori, Publishing Director at Vogue UK
Scroll through our interactive timeline of key moments in the fight for women’s rights and gender equality in Britain.
Ahead of her appearance at WOW - Women of the World, read our interview with the acclaimed activist and author.

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