Festival Soundings of Edinburgh

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2021-09-21 17:00
17:00 UTC
FREE

Festival Soundings of Edinburgh – on-line event 11.30am-1.00pm Saturday 18 September or 6.00pm-7.30pm Tuesday 21 September – FREE admission

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.

We invite you to join us and share your own Edinburgh festival memories and especially of which places and spaces added to or detracted from your enjoyment of the city.

Led by Dr Louise Todd of Edinburgh Napier University and Andrew Stuck at the Museum of walking this online event will take approximately 90 minutes and visit several festival venues.

If you are unable to attend either of these group sessions, you can download an abridged geolocated sound walk to follow a suggested walk through the city. Go to Sonic Maps https://sonicmaps.xyz and search for Festival Soundings

Special thanks to Jack Pedersen and Benedetta Piccio for their contributions, research, audio interviews and sound walk production.

Louise Todd

Louise Todd

I am an academic based at Edinburgh Napier University, and a visual artist. In both aspects of my work, I am concerned with people and places through the lens of tourism, both as a phenomenon, and as a set of practices. My interests reflect how we gaze upo...

Andrew Stuck

United Kingdom

Founder

Andrew is the founder of the Museum of Walking, created to bring people together and to make and showcase walking pieces and performances. Andrew also is a podcaster, interviewing creative people who use walking as a catalyst for their practice. Talking Wa...

Jack Pedersen

Jack Pedersen

United Kingdom

I'm an MSc International Festival and Event Management student at Edinburgh Napier University. Before this, I was a Lecteur at a university in northwest France. I enjoy taking strolls around the Waters of Leith, Edinburgh, where I am now based. I am cur...

Benedetta Piccio

Italy

Benedetta Piccio is a third-year PhD student at Edinburgh Napier University, at the Business School. Her thesis project is titled Women, Festival Leaders, and Social Transformations: An International Comparison. She is looking at feminist studies and movem...

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