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Podcast: The arts of Carnival

As Notting Hill Carnival celebrates its 50th year, we talk to three authorities in the sector about where this unique spectacle came from, why it’s so popular, and how it can secure a more stable future.

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Play inspired by 90-year-olds

Some of Winchester’s oldest residents have shared their life stories to shape an unusual new theatre performance

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Top left to bottom right: 1. PLAYDOUGH from Unlimited Theatre Photo © Unlimited Theatre / The Alban 2. 'Emil and the Detectives' by Red Earth Theatre. Photo © Red Earth Theatre / Robert Day 3. Pitt Rivers Museum. Photo © University of Oxford. 4. Theatre Alibi - Olive & The Dream Train. Photo © Steve Tanner 5. Flex Dance performance. Photo © TIN Arts 6. Lighthouse: Naomi Battrick in Orbit Ever After, by Jaime Stone. Photo © Angus Young / Lighthouse. 7. Colchester & Ipswich Museum Service, Mosaic Activity at Colchester Castle, Feb 2016 8. Notting Hill Carnival 2014 © Steve Shaw 9. No Credit Displaying 10. Phyllis aged 92. Image © Joe Low 11. Walking Stories, Charlotte Spencer. Image © Deep Roots Tall Trees 12. Notting Hill Carnival. Photo © Tara Hobson Carnival Village Trust 13. Illustration © Arts Council England 14. Images © Arts Council England 15. Plymouth Music Zone participants making music. Photo © Plymouth Music Zone / Kevin Clifford 16. Scattered by Motionhouse. Photo © Chris Nash / Motionhouse 17. Gecko Theatre: Institute. Photo © Richard Haughton 18. Flex Dance performance. Photo © TIN Arts 19. Atmosphere by Edmund de Waal at Turner Contemporary. Photo © Benjamin Beker.