Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics

Knowledge Exchange Event: Sounds to Keep

SECP Knowledge Exchange Event: Sounds to Keep

Piloting sound activities for community engagement & research

Thursday 26th March 2020, 9.30-12.15pm @ room M2 Grand Parade


The Sounds to Keep project delivered soundwalks and a sound foraging workshop to engage local residents in the sound collections held at The Keep Archives in Autumn 2019. The partnership brought together Unlocking Our Sound Heritage, Open Strings Music and a Brighton University PhD internship, funded by the ESRC South Coast Doctoral Training Partnership. Together the partners explored how sound can be a tool for community engagement, wellbeing and research. This knowledge exchange event will share learning from this collaborative project:

9.30am     Arrival & introductions

9.45am     Sound foraging taster workshop ~ Open Strings Music, Brighton and Hove’s specialist   community music service

10.45am    Refreshments

11.00am    Digital Story screening & presentations ~ Esther Gill (Unlocking Our Sound Heritage), Bela Emerson (Open Strings Music) & Bethan Prosser (School of Applied Social Sciences, Brighton University)

11.30am    Facilitated group discussion for interdisciplinary exchange and networking

Bookings: This event is free and open to all. Please email Bethan Prosser b.prosser2@brighton.ac.uk.

Booking essential for sound foraging workshop due to limited places. Please also let us know if you’re coming to the event for catering purposes and further information.




Michael Carey • January 20, 2020

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