Bristol Event
Sat 30th March
UWE Festival of Sound
Colston Hall

March 26, 2019 / 0 comments

Music Matters A specially curated set of audio stories about music for UWE’s Festival of Sound. Drop in and listen to our picks of the best in radio and podcasts from around the world about the importance of music. The Festival of Sound is a huge, all-day family friendly festival with live performances for music…

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Bristol Event
Thurs 4th Oct 2018
5th Birthday Party
The Wardrobe Theatre

August 30, 2018 / 0 comments

We’re having a party and you’re invited! In The Dark is celebrating 5 sweet years of communal lights out listening across Bristol. Over the years we’ve welcomed you to some of Bristol’s most iconic venues. Now to mark our birthday, we’re having a party in one of the city’s most exciting and we would love…

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London Event
Thurs 6th September
Words from Inside (St Maur Prison) by René Farabet
Open City Doc Fest

August 20, 2018 / 0 comments

  “What is listening? An intense and respectful way of coming close to the Other”. This event will remember the work of René Farabet (1934 – 2017), a master of the creative audio feature. Just over a year since his death we will celebrate his legacy and the inspiration it gave to many producers around…

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London Event
Fri 7 September
The Tyranny of Story: A Workshop for Academics and Storytellers From All Mediums
Open City Doc Fest

August 20, 2018 / 0 comments

It is said we are living in a ‘golden age of storytelling’, with the term used frequently by academics, journalism and documentary-makers alike. But might the quest for a “good story” risk undermining both good research and good journalism? This session will offer a series of short provocations on this theme, followed by break-away discussion…

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Bournemouth Event
2nd May 2018
Listening to our Environment
Bournemouth Natural Science Society

April 6, 2018 / 0 comments

  We hear our environment day to day- but how often are we really listening? Sound practitioner and researcher Panos Amelidis will discuss the importance of listening to, appreciating, utilising and conserving the sound that surrounds us. From the historic taxidermy stuffed Museum Room of the Bournemouth Natural Science Society, Panos will take us on…

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Bristol Event
Weds 18th April 2018
In the Dark Behind Bars
The Old Police Cells – The Island

April 4, 2018 / 0 comments

In the Island’s old police cells, under lock and key, we pay tribute to podcasting’s most popular topic. A communal, lights-out listening event celebrating the best in audio storytelling from around the world. Join us for an evening of crime and punishment, and a chance to explore this amazing space – original early 20th century…

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Bournemouth Event
24th January 2018
Nina Perry
The Brunswick

December 13, 2017 / 0 comments

An audiotastic start to the year: long-time In The Dark friend and collaborator Nina Perry will be joining us in Bournemouth in January. She’ll be playing a mixture of her own work and work that has inspired her. Nina is one of Britain’s most successful radio feature producers, known in particular for making what she…

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London Event
19th December
Christmas special with Cathy FitzGerald
Look Mum No Hands Kitchen

November 24, 2017 / 0 comments

  On 19th December we’ll be holding an In The Dark Christmas special. It will kick off the Caretaker’s Christmas Party hosted by the lovely Cathy FitzGerald, audio producer extraordinaire and Caretaker of the Strange and Charmed school for audio storytellers. Together with Cathy we’ve been rummaging through radio archives past and present to bring…

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