13 & 20 Aug 21:00 | BBC Sounds,104.9 FM, DAB radio

BBC Radio Leicester’s Young British Asians Talk

A special festival edition of the hugely popular BBC Radio Leicester talk show

HOW TO LISTEN

These two shows will be going out live on BBC Radio Leicester (104.9 FM) and via BBC Sounds. If you miss the live shows then they will be available to listen to on BBC Sounds for around a month.

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WHAT TO EXPECT

Thursday 13 August | 21:00

Join BBC Radio's Shruti Chauhan and a panel of guests to explore how Young British Asians are handling the COVID-19 pandemic. This roundtable discussion will cover a range of important issues including mental health, financial security, personal relationships and life at home with family. How are people feeling in the community? What struggles are Young British Asians facing? What are the solutions to these challenges, and how can we build a sense of community resilience during these times?

Thursday 20 August | 21:00

Join BBC Radio’s Shruti Chauhan and a panel of guests to explore how Young British Asians have been getting creative in lockdown. This roundtable discussion will look at how lockdown has affected creativity in the South Asian community. What have artists been doing? How have they kept connected to their audiences? Where does new inspiration come from? And what will the Creative Industries look like in the ‘new normal’?

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