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Come rain, come shine, Southbank Centre’s the place to be this half term
The author of How To Love Brutalism explores our Queen Elizabeth Hall
Discover his hopes for the future of dance and his relationship with Southbank Centre in this Q&A
The UK debut of Nigel Kennedy's new orchestra. The Orchestra of Life
Wayne Marshall conducts Chineke! inc. Elegy: In Memoriam – Stephen Lawrence and Beethoven's 7th
An utterly remarkable percussion solo from a true master -Mohammad Reza Mortazavi
John Hegley reads his favourite childhood poem, Tarantella by Hilaire Belloc
Baaba Maal sings his love and respect to African Woman
Many age-old ideas about women have been swept aside - but what does that have to do with men?
Laura Dockrill, reads her favourite childhood poem Roald Dahl's The Pig
Yoko Ono's piece features members of an orchestra who are wrapped in gauze as they perform
Bettany Hughes is speaking on the nature and power of erotic love
Samira Ahmed hosts the 2016 Women on the Move Awards