In The Saturday Magazine this weekend

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A revealing audience with Marianne Faithfull: ‘I had to do my growing up in public’. PLUS: Miles Kington’s last tapes; exclusive recipes from Mark Hix’s new restaurant; the secret life of Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA.

In detail:

The front bit

* The Weasel: Yorkshire to London.

* My secret Life: Hip-hop star RZA of Wu-Tang Clan reveals his secrets

* PsychoGeography: Will and Ralph on the singular charms of Thanet


* Cover story: Marianne Faithfull is one of rock’s greatest survivors. In a revealing interview, she talks about cancer, addiction and life with the Rolling Stones

* Mud, sweat and beers: Last year, the photographer Stuart Roy Clarke took his camera to 37 summer festivals. As the 2008 season begins, we unveil the results

* Miles Kington – the last tapes: Shortly before he died earlier this year, the writer and humorist granted an extraordinary last interview to his friend Tony Staveacre


* The smart set: Michael Howells tells Carola Long how he create breathtaking backdrops for fashion’s glitziest shows

* Style notes: Shopping & beauty news

Food & drink

* Chop chop: As the opening of his new restaurant approaches, Mark Hix offers an exclusive sneak preview of the menu

* Restaurant: Tracey MacLeod dines out

* Wine: New stars from South America


* In the shade: Anna Pavord pays tribute to an inspirational nursery in Somerset