Festivals galore

Festival of Independence

Shakespeare's Globe marks 70 years since Indian independence with their first festival of theatre, music, poetry, comedy and dance, shining a light on the fight for personal, political and artistic freedom. Curated by award-winning playwright Tanika Gupta.

Wed 7 June-Thurs 21 Sept | Further info


Women in Music Festival

This week, SAMA Arts Network's current series features a double-bill of Quest Ensemble & Naked Voice, khyal by Deepa Hattangandy Karnad and another double-bill of Sufi songs by Misadh Moradi & Alif Laila on sitar.

Full line-up


M.I.A's Meltdown

M.I.A. curates the Southbank Centre's 24th Meltdown, revealing her personal interests and influences. Sri Lankan-born and London-bred, she is recognised worldwide as a rapper, producer, director, visual artist and activist.

Fri 9-Sun 18 June | Full line-up