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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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Enjoy live music from artists including Louie Vega, James Lavelle’s UNKLE, Yann Tiersen and The Orb
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The best-selling writer and essayist discusses finding her place in feminism, intersectionality and grappling with pop culture
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Hear the sculptor talk about his distinctive work in this short video
Enjoy this fantastic South Asian family recipe
Enjoy a classic Indian inspired dish from Alchemy
Cook and enjoy this fantastic Afghan recipe from Ladle & Skillet
Discover the people and the recipes behind the delicious South Asian street food
Discover some amazing African recipes from The African Food & Drink Takeover 2017
Taste delicious dishes at Alchemy’s street food market, KERB, then recreate them at home
A traditional West African rice dish, from Emeka and Ifeyinwa Frederick of Chuku's
An East-African doughnut recipe, courtesy of Eric Mugaju from Maskani
A traditional fried spicy Ghanaian dish, from Alicia Ama, of Chalé! Let’s Eat
A West African barbecue dish, from Nimatu Owino, of CHAM CHAM
A Madagascan curry dish, from Prisca Bakare, of The Lemur House
A slow-cooked Nigerian beef dish, from Tokunbo Koiki, of Tokunbo’s Kitchen
Mandy of Sambal Shiok tells us how to make her chicken satay
Magda and Grzegorz tell us the recipe for pierogi – traditional Polish dumplings
Tan of Pad + Sen tells us how to make the classic pad thai from her childhood in Bangkok
Catherine and Gary of Ladle & Skillet tell us how to make their lamb neck fillet wrap
Sukho and Joo of Korrito tell us how to make their bulgogi BBQ beef
Sisters Hasmita and Anjna of The Indians Next Door tell us how to make their chicken curry
How to make blackened fish with Louisiana-style corn maque choux

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