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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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Listen to Salman Rushdie, Marilynne Robinson, Sarah Churchwell and Terrance Hayes on modern America
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The artist discusses her site-specific installation in Hayward Gallery’s HENI Project Space
Read about Pagoda Youth Orchestra's experience of performing at China Changing festival 2016
Explore what society wants of dads and what sort of dads men want to be
A special performance of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem
What's louder than an orchestra, quieter than a single instrument and weighs 24 tons?
Restoration of the Royal Festival Hall Organ, April 2013
Voicelab allowed singers of all ranges of skill and experience to take part in numerous projects
A short video showcasing the perks of being a Southbank Centre member
Is a gender bias towards 'boys' and 'girls' subjects negatively impacting children's education?
Watch the extraordinary work involved in restoring, reinstalling and voicing the organ