London Event
27th September 2016
Urban Wildlife
Grant Museum of Zoology

September 9, 2016 / 0 comments

We’re not the only animals to call our cities home.  Join us for an after-hours exploration of the sounds of urban wildlife, as part of our year-long collaboration with the Grant Museum of Zoology.  It’s the sound of the city, like you’ve never heard it before. If you’ve ever been woken up by the sounds of…

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London Event
CANCELLED
Fri 30th September 2016, midday
Cross Stitch and Radio
Rest and its discontents
Mile End Art Pavillion

September 8, 2016 / 0 comments

Many apologies, we’re afraid this event has been cancelled. For our first event for the the “Rest and its discontents” exhibition we’re collaborating with writer and journalist Penny Anderson. Penny is known for her unique artwork that combines overheard tetsimonies with the traditional craft of cross stitching. Penny will be giving a beginners how-to that…

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London Event
Tue 4th October 2016
Mindwandering: good for the mind?
Mile End Art Pavillion

September 7, 2016 / 0 comments

In The Dark’s Nina Garthwaite will be on a panel including Psychiatrist Philip Asherson, literary scholar Shannon McBriar and psychologist Joydeep Bhattacharya to discuss mind-wandering. The event is chaired by BBC presenter Claudia Hammond. As recently as a decade ago, the phenomenon of ‘mind-wandering’ – which is to say: a kind of mental restlessness; an…

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London Event
22nd October 2016
Inner Ears
Rest and its discontents
Mile End Art Pavillion

September 6, 2016 / 0 comments

As part of our varied activities for the “Rest and its discontents” exhibition, we’ll of course be doing a good old-fashioned In The Dark curated listening. This time it will be on the theme of restless inner voices. From unwanted thoughts to flights of fancy, radio has long been a medium that likes to explore…

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London Event
Weds 26th October 2016
The Hubbub of News
Rest and its discontents
Mile End Art Pavillion

September 5, 2016 / 0 comments

For our final event for the “Rest and its discontents” exhibition we’ll be exploring the Hubbub of News. News is available 24 hours a day. It’s hard to avoid, but would we be happier without the hubbub of news disrupting our rest? Are there new ways of creating news that can avoid making us feel…

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Bristol Event
7th September 2016
The RadioCinema
The Cube Microplex

August 12, 2016 / 0 comments

Bristol folk. We’ve missed you. We’ll be back after the summer with a special event at the Cube Microplex…. The RadioCinema, a communal, lights-out listening event celebrating the best in audio storytelling from around the world. This is cinema for the mind’s eye. Road movies, horror, sci fi, romance, noir, art house – we’re hitting all…

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Festival Event
29th-30th July 2016
Otherfield Festival

July 19, 2016 / 0 comments

Later this month we’re off to Otherfield documentary festival to bring a little audio magic to the proceedings. There will be the return of our hugely popular “One Night Stand” x-rated listening event, we’ll be holding a workshop on “Sound as a Character” and hosting a film version of our “audio wake”. We hope to…

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Giles Cooper: Four radio plays

July 6, 2016 / 0 comments

Giles Cooper (1918-1966) was arguably the greatest British radio dramatist of the twentieth century. He was an extraordinarily prolific writer for both radio and television. He wrote 33 original radio dramas which were broadcast on the Home Service, Light Programme and the Third Programme. He also wrote 21 adaptations for radio, including multi-part series, and…

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Hubbub Residency
October 2016
Rest and its discontents
Mile End Art Pavillion

June 20, 2016 / 0 comments

After 2 years as collaborators of Hubbub at the Wellcome Collection, we’re delighted to be a part of the final exhibition Rest and its discontents happening at the Mile End Art Pavillion. And there won’t be much rest for us! We’re doing a record number of events, activities and happenings over the month of October…

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