A local East London theatre company has set up a free audio exhibition exploring the changes and challenges the learning disabled community have had to face during lockdown. Helen Bryer and Adam Smith co-directors of the 90-minute exhibition ‘Still here’ set up the immersive project back in September. The project is a sound walk with eight stops each lasting around five to 10 minutes, with every break displaying the events poster and QR code. The simple use of a camera on your smartphone can scan the code and access each audio recording and sound. The choice of video caption
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To move as a caravan; to walk, live, create, and discover together
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Low Line to Shoreline – every place tells a story a creative writing and sound walk workshop (on-line)
Team London Bridge
Join in a 75-90 minute on-line workshop, in which you try your hand at creative writing, recording your voice and mixing ambient sounds. This workshop is open to anyone, even if you were unable to join the preceding on-the-ground event.
Festival Soundings of Edinburgh
Louise Todd, Napier University
Festival Soundings of Edinburgh is a FREE online group walk to explore the venues, places and spaces of past Edinburgh festivals revealed through audio recordings of the memories of city residents and visitors.
Writing Words of Wonder – Shoreline Stories
A workshop is to help you become a better nature writer. Over the course of 90-120 minutes we’ll use two complementary forms - haiku and flash fiction - and draw inspiration from the shoreline (sea, lake, pond, river or stream) and other parts of the natural world.
Sound Walk City · prelude
10 Sep - 10 Oct, 2021
Cona and walk · listen · create present Sound Walk City · prelude, a festival of sound walks, performances and sound works, coinciding with Sound Walk September 2021.
Walking, isolation and togetherness
Social isolation, already prevalent for many, has been exacerbated during the pandemic. Author Sonia Overall argues that walking alone can increase togetherness, regardless of absences and physical distance.
Low Line to Shoreline – every place tells a story a creative writing and sound walk walkshop (on-the-ground)
Team London Bridge
Hay's Galleria, Battle Bridge Lane, London, UK
Join us on a 75 minute circular walking route from Hay’s Galleria via the Low Line to the riverside beneath London's Tower Bridge. We will share nuggets of history and give you prompts to compose poems and story fragments, inspired by what we will encounter.
Sound Walk Stories Sunday: ‘Write About Walking’ showcase
The Write About Walking showcase event introduces the shortlisted authors of the walk · listen · create / Sound Walk September writing competition, and includes readings of their poetry and prose.
The rhythm of the streets
Walking lays the rhythm of the streets, archives the voice and the memory of the city. Our feet are an instrument, and they read the sonic composition of urban space. Our listening revitalizes social space. By walking we connect our body with the body of the city, as players and listeners of an urbanophonic orchestra - conversation about how walkers resonate with the city and how the city is sonorically composed by / of its walkers.
Songs of place and time
To coincide with the publication of 'Songs of place and time', an anthology of contributions from 37 natural historians, we are delighted to have editor, Mike Collier and contributor and bird song recordist Geoff Sample as guests for this café.