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Mishal Husain presents stories on modern pilgrimage, British Asians' Partition experiences, reviving an ancient festival in Cornwall, a special stonemason and a cow man's reprieve.

In the latest programme, Mishal Husain introduces dispatches from journalists and writers that reflect the range of contemporary life in Britain. The pieces this month feature Alex Strangwayes-Booth on a remarkably diverse group of pilgrims and their modern spiritual walk, Hazel Southam reveals how an ingenious dairy farmer has been able to turn the difficulties of managing his herd in tricky financial conditions to his advantage, Beth Sagar-Fenton explains how young people in Cornwall have been captivated by the revival of an ancient festival there, Red Strivens finds a Somerset stonemason living among his materials and Kavita Puri meets British Asians who lived through Indian Partition seventy years ago and speak for the first time about their experiences.

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28 minutes

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Sun 20 Aug 2017 13:30

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