Alchemy celebrates the exchange of ideas and cultural connections between South Asia and the UK with a programme of dance, comedy, music and literature.

Alchemy is a place for artists and audiences to come together. The 2018 festival focused on homegrown talent, bringing together emerging and legendary performers from across the UK, including Talvin Singh, Birmingham club night Shaanti and stars from the country's leading producer of South Asian dance, Akademi.

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The celebrated composer, producer and tabla player shares some of his favourite music
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 what the dish biryani means to local communities in London
Ahead of Alchemy festival, find out more about South Asian film with Bollywood expert Rahul Verma
Journalist Arwa Haider introduces the hip-hop artists involved in our Beats Without Boundaries event