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Sounds From the Gardens

November 16 - November 17

Come along to two days of activities exploring the sounds of the Horniman Museum and Gardens and our impact on the environment. On Saturday there will be soundwalks, field recordings, composition workshops and participatory live performance. This will be followed on Sunday by sound-art performances exploring environmental change that will be broadcast from the Bandstand.

You can also access out-door sound installations throughout the weekend and sounds of the local ecosystem will be brought into the Museum’s Natural History Gallery with Ambrose Seddon’s installation.

Activities available on Saturday:

10:30–11:00 Introductory talk at the Pavilion (no booking required)
11:00–12:00 Guided sound walks in the Gardens (booking required)
11:00–12:00 Workshop introducing field recordings at the Pavilion (booking required)
12.00–13.30 A recording walk in the Gardens (booking required)
12:30-15:30 Alchemy music performances broadcast from the Bandstand
14.00–17.30 An editing workshop including preparation for the performance in the Glasshouse (booking required)
17:30 Performance in the Glasshouse (booking required)

Activities available on Sunday:

11:00–15:00 Sound-art performances in the Gardens (no booking required)

Children under 16 must be accompanied. Due to the nature of this event if you have any questions about accessibility we recommend getting in touch directly with the organiser.

In partnership with

Horniman Museum and Gardens, DIVAcontemporary/electricbackroom STUDIO.

Contact email address

marcus.leadley@gold.ac.uk

Booking required?

Yes


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Start:
November 16
End:
November 17
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Two days of events exploring the sounds of the Horniman Museum and Gardens. On Saturday, installations, soundwalks, field recording and composition workshops and a collaborative live performance. On Sunday, performances (garden) and installations (garden and museum) exploring environmental change.
Is booking required?
Yes
Contact email address
marcus.leadley@gold.ac.uk
Event partners
Horniman Museum and Gardens, DIVAcontemporary/electricbackroom STUDIO.
Region
London
City/town
London
Accessibility information
The Museum and Gardens are wheelchair friendly, but can be steep in places and slippery during wet weather. The Nature Trail is uneven and can be muddy so is not suitable for wheelchair users or anyone unstable on their feet. A lift gives access to all the exhibition areas and there are accessible toilets. For further information please contact the event organiser.
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Horniman Museum and Gardens

Venue

Horniman Museum and Gardens
100 London Road, Forest Hill,
London, London SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
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Accessibility information
The Museum and Gardens are wheelchair friendly, but can be steep in places and slippery during wet weather. The Nature Trail is uneven and can be muddy so is not suitable for wheelchair users or anyone unstable on their feet. A lift gives access to all the exhibition areas and there are accessible toilets. For further information please contact the event organiser.
Phone:
020 8699 1872
Website:
https://www.horniman.ac.uk/home