Listening Together: Sound, Memory and  Wellbeing Symposium

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British Library, Euston Road, London, UK

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25 Apr, 2022 · All day
FREE

Sharing findings from the Unlocking Our Sound Heritage project

The British Library alongside 10 Hub partners has been using the rich content from its sound archives to develop new programmes and resources that inspire creativity, stimulate memory and enhance wellbeing. 

Sounds that draw on nature including birdsong, music and poetry, or coastal life, have been used to engage and support individuals with various needs. Bringing together heritage and health practitioners, artists and therapists, this interactive event will explore the potential of sound to serve as a powerful wellbeing tool. 

From improving mental health and supporting people recovering from brain injuries, to inspiring new resources for people living with dementia and their carers, learn how stories and sounds from the nation’s audio collections have been used to combat isolation and enhance wellbeing.

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...

Near British Library, Euston Road, London, UK

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