Arts & Culture

Conduit for Culture: March 2020

From an absorbing legal thriller to an audio exploration of Britain’s colonial past, these are the books, albums, films, podcasts and exhibitions we can’t wait to check out this month.

LGBT History Month: Five LGBTQ+ Writers to Know

So often when we celebrate LGBTQ+ writers we look to the past, referencing familiar names such as William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson or Oscar Wilde. While it’s always worth revisiting their words, we think it’s time that we familiarise ourselves with some of the many living writers from the LGBTQ+ community. With that in mind, here are five living LGBT writers from the UK whose work you should explore this LGBT History Month.

Conduit for Culture: February 2020

From the films garnering Oscar buzz to the podcast making us rethink our opinions of Don Draper, these are some of the cultural highlights we’re looking forward to this month.

Treat Yourshelf: Why I Joined The Conduit’s Book Club

Sharon Garfinkel shares what inspired her to sign up for the Conduit Book Club and gives her impressions of Zadie Smith’s short story collection, ‘Grand Union’.

5 Things to Know About Día de los Muertos

The Mexican festival Día de Muertos will be celebrated this weekend! To get yourself in the mood, here are five things to know about this vital cultural event.

No Fame, No Gain?

What does a healthy, productive and genuinely advantageous celebrity-charity partnership look like? We asked Chiwetel Ejiofor and Afam Onyema…

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Fatima Bhutto: “You have to understand how much pain someone must be in to go to war against the world”

‘How far would you run to escape your life?’. So asks the back cover of ‘The Runaways’, the second novel by…

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Film Review: ‘Evelyn’

I cried in The Conduit this week. I have enough vulnerability to cry in public nowadays but I don’t tend to…

The Witness: Peacebuilding in Colombia

Filmmaker Kate Horne fell in love with Colombia as a 16-year-old, via the pages of Gabriel García Márquez’s…

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Little Sun, Art & Activism with Olafur Eliasson

Olafur Eliasson’s Little Sun project launched at Tate Modern in 2012 with the mission of bringing clean energy…