Combe Valley Biography


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A series of audio tracks created for soundwalks in the Combe Valley countrypark in Bexhill-on Sea, Sea East Sussex and Bulverhythe, St.Leonards-on-Sea.
These Soundwalks in the playlists are commissioned by the Friends of Combe Valley Conservation area in Bexhill East Sussex which will be available as geo-location triggered listening and as podcasts, and are part of a series of art projects planned for the area. Julie Willard and Elise Liversedge from FofCV have raised the funding for this project, and recordings are by Mary Hooper.
Peter Hunisett and David Rogers tell us about the wonderful diversity of plants, birds, and geology in the Combe Valley. Bexhill Museum curator and Historian Julian Porter uncovers the early history of the formation of the valley discover through the archaeological finds; David Dennis reveals the ancient and recent history of the Bulverhythe fields from medieval times to the present day.

To take the walk the map reference is 50°50′30″N , 000°29′51″E

The Friends of Combe Valley – FofCV is a registered charity co-operating with other responsible organisations. Working to secure and improve the wildlife environment of the area between Bexhill, Sidley, Pebsham, Crowhurst, and St Leonards-on-Sea in East Sussex.​
FofCV want everyone, walkers, runners, cyclists & horse riders to enjoy the area safely. They will devise projects to enable people with disabilities, schoolchildren and their families to learn about the special flora and fauna of this remarkable valley. The valley includes the Watermill & Powdermill Streams and the Combe Haven river and seashore.

Go to the website for more information:

Mary Hooper

Mary Hooper

Artist experimenting with recording and using sound as part of research and to create immersive multi media installations and stand alone artworks. I record Oral history as part of the work I do and use it with soundscape to create work that evokes 'geniu...

Near Bexhill, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, UK

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