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Try this at home

Diaries at the ready: in our brand new digital season, Inside Out, we’re bringing live music, comedy and literature events direct to you from our venues and beyond.

Don’t worry, we’re not going to wedge a 7,866-pipe organ through your letterbox or turn your hallway into a green room (though that would be pretty cool, wouldn’t it?), but we are giving you the best seat in the house – and you can even wear your pyjamas.

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Stream on

Go Inside Out: an exclusive season of arts broadcasts

Lay out the red carpet and prepare the interval ice cream for Inside Out, our new series of streamed events, which brings the likes of Angela Davis, Dawn French and the London Philharmonic Orchestra into your home.

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A site to behold

Everyday Heroes at the Southbank Centre

How do you install artworks (some of which are over six metres tall!) onto a Grade I-listed building? Hayward Gallery Director Ralph Rugoff and Curator: Site Design Cedar Lewisohn introduce our open-air exhibition in this video.

Installation view of Caroline Walker, Elaine, 2020 at Southbank Centre’s Everyday Heroes, on until 7 November 2020. Copyright the artist. Photo credit: Linda Nylind.

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Crowning glory

Hilary Mantel on The Mirror and The Light and completing a trilogy

The Mirror and the Light is shortlisted for this year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction, making it Hilary Mantel’s fourth nomination. Ahead of the winner being announced this Wednesday, learn more about the highly acclaimed writer in our interview.

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New heights

Think Aloud podcast – Modern music: composing, curating and cl***ical

What does a modern masterpiece sound like and how do we define new ‘classical’ music? Inspired by SoundState, our festival for cutting-edge music, this podcast explores the art of making and presenting contemporary compositions.

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Picture perfect

10 Bollywood films you need to watch

Here’s something to make a sensational song and dance sequence about: journalist Rahul Verma has given us a list of the top ten Bollywood films everyone needs to see – there’s captivating romance, tear-jerking melodrama and pitch-perfect soundtracks aplenty.

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Support the Southbank Centre

We continue to face challenges and uncertainty as we look to our future. If you feel that you can make a donation, no matter how small, you will be making a huge difference.

Text 70085 with the code SOUTHBANK 20 to donate £20, SOUTHBANK 10 to donate £10 or SOUTHBANK 5 to donate £5. Texts cost your donation amount plus one standard rate message. Thank you.

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Make tracks

Plug in for toe-tapping music

Missing the sweet sound of your colleagues’ voices? Try one of our playlists to fill the silence or to accompany your lunchtime dance around the room. We’ve got mixtapes hand-picked by Joan As Police Woman, Marius Neset and Susheela Raman, to name a few.

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Lend us an ear

Learn something new with our podcasts

Our podcast series features conversations with great writers, comedians, thinkers and musicians. Consider women on the page with Roxane Gay, spend an evening with Roger Daltrey or mull mental health and creativity with Matt Haig and Jordan Stephens.

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Buses from Elephant and Castle: ask bus driver for Burgess Park. Bus numbers: 12, 171, 148, 176, 68, 484, 42, 40, 45