Bournemouth Event
28th September 2017
Radio Journeys
Crooked Book

August 15, 2017 / 0 comments

Good news audio lovers: In The Dark is now holding events in Bournemouth. For the opening event Laura Irving and Hugh Chignell will offer their own Radio Journeys, from their first radio memories to their most recent and exciting. Laura’s audio piece “Quiet Revolution” recently won the Silver Award at the prestigious Charles Parker Prize…

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London Event
Thursday 7th September
In The City
Open City Doc/Fest
Bargehouse

August 14, 2017 / 0 comments

In September we’re back at our favourite festival for non-fiction storytelling, Open City Doc/Fest. We’ll be kicking off with an city themed listening event bringing together audio from radio, podcasts and sound art that explore urban secrets, past and present. WHEN: 7th September 2017 WHERE: Open City Doc/Fest Festival Hub, Bargehouse, Barge House St, London,…

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London Event
Sunday 10th September
Talk: Radio that Inspired the Podcasting World
Open City Doc/Fest
Bargehouse

August 14, 2017 / 0 comments

The rise in popularity of podcasts has prompted many to call this the second golden age of radio. Yet for many listeners creative audio is an art form without an accessible history. In this session In The Dark’s Director, Nina Garthwaite, will play clips from some influential audio works you’re unlikely to have heard. She…

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London Event
Thurs 17th August 2017
Steve Wadhams
Upstairs @ The Bell Pub

July 25, 2017 / 0 comments

  We’re delighted that the legendary radio producer Steve Wadhams is in London and will be joining us for an evening of listening in The Bell pub in London. He’ll be curating audio from the work that has inspired him as well as playing some of his own pieces. Born in England in 1945, Steve…

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London Event
7th July 2017
Whale Weekender Special
Grant Museum

June 23, 2017 / 0 comments

This is the last of the current series of In the Dark collaborations with the Grant Museum of Zoology, a yearlong collaboration celebrating the natural world through sound… and it promises to be a big one. Like many natural history museums across the world the Grant Museum of Zoology has a specimen of a whale….

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London Event
6th July 2017
Nesta Pain Special
British Library

May 27, 2017 / 0 comments

We’re back at the British Library in July celebrating another hero of radio past, Nesta Pain. If you’ve not heard Pain’s work before this is not to be missed! Moving to London in 1942 from Birkenhead, the writer/producer began her BBC career in the wartime Features Department, becoming one of its outstanding members. Initially known…

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London Event
14th July 2017
Sounds of the City
London Transport Museum

May 25, 2017 / 0 comments

In July we’re at the London Transport Museum for their forthcoming late event: “Come Out To Play”. The evening will draw inspiration from the illustrated posters in their exhibition Sounds of the City. We have looted the archives to bring audio from radio, podcasts and sound art that explore urban soundscapes, past and present. In…

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London Event
Fri 9th & Sat 10th June 2017
The Sonic Wall
Poetry and Lyrics Festival
King’s Place

May 1, 2017 / 0 comments

  In June we’ll be teaming up with our new friends Poet In the City for the Poetry and Lyrics festival at King’s Place. We’ll be creating a specially curated selection of audio exploring the poetry and musicality of spoken word which can be heard throughout the 2 day festival. We also highly recommend checking…

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London Event
13th June 2017
Love + Radio Premiere
Miranda

April 30, 2017 / 0 comments

Nick van der Kolk, host and producer of Love + Radio, is back in town! He’ll be joining us to premiere a forthcoming episode from the podcast and taking questions (and feedback!) about the work. One of the original podcasts from the collective Radiotopia, Love + Radio has been producing stories about a wilder side of life since 2005. It’s…

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