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Watch Patrisse Khan-Cullors, Laura Bates and Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu in discussion, in this video from WOW 2018
Listen to some of the best bits of WOW 2018 from our speakers in this podcast playlist
Rapper, producer, director and visual artist M.I.A. will curate the 24th Meltdown festival in 2017
Guy Garvey’s Meltdown festival 2016
A trailer from The Musical Genius featuring Derek Paravicini
Afro-Guyanese playwright John Agard at Poetry Parnassus
These brilliant musicians perform music from the movies that made Clint Eastwood a star
Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds...
A special performance of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem
Candoco Dance Company present an evening of bold new dance
Introducing the performers - Move: Choreographing You at Hayward Gallery
A comedy show about opinions: how we form them, how we challenge them and how we can change them
Billy Bragg travels down to Guy Marsh Prison, Dorset getting guitars into prisons
The world's greatest orchestra of teenagers burns bright in this electrifying concert
Soloists, chorus, and octet with projected images to celebrate the human spirit in South Africa
The extraordinary orchestra and chorus from Kinshasa perform in London for the first time
Zakopower combine Polish folk with electronic and pop music
Preview of 2011's mini-festival with Lang Lang
How like a winter hath my absence been...