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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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All you never knew about one of Germany’s oldest orchestras
A quick introduction to the sights and sounds of Alchemy festival
Amrita Riat offers an overview of the British Asian artists here at Alchemy
Two of our Nordic artists and speakers share their thoughts on women’s lives in the Nordic region today
Lu Kemp, director of The Lounge discusses her research into older age for the production
Will Brexit be good for women, or do they risk losing hard-won rights?
Explore how new technologies are impacting our perceptions and experiences of death, with Professor Josh Cohen
We caught up with Devorah Baum, author of Feeling Jewish and The Jewish Joke
What does it really take for women to be heard in the workplace? We asked voice coach and RADA in Business tutor, Sheelagh McNamara
Discover the key messages and themes in Beethoven’s only opera, Fidelio
Fashion reuse charity TRAID is teaming up once again with other wonderful charities at Southbank Centre as part of the Charity Shop Emporium Weekend.
Involvement with Streetwise Opera and the Choir With No Name can be the first rung on a ladder of self-confidence.
Charity shopping means shopping with a conscience, helping to reduce clothes waste and supporting a good cause at the same time. This is true compassion fashion shopping!
Bloc Party's Kele Okereke talks about his life and work
Simon Parkin and a panel of gaming experts, designers and writers discuss the male obsession with video games
A panel including poet Anthony Anaxagorou debate whether stop and search is effective.
Listen to audio highlights of Southbank Centre's Being a Man festival 2016
What needs to be done to tackle the social stigma around male mental health?
Explore what society wants of dads and what sort of dads men want to be
Use our timeline to discover what our experts predict will take place over the century to come
Meet Maame Adjei, one of the stars of the most globally successful television series from Africa An African City

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