Listening Through the Microphone

A “listening through the microphone” session is happening our our estate on Saturday 18th June, 2pm to 5pm


A sound recording and listening session with SONCITIES 

Saturday 18 June


St Martin’s Community Centre, Abbots Park

What are the sounds of your everyday life? What sounds make you feel at home? If you were going to record the sounds of your local area, what would you record?   

This is a taster event about sound and the city run by SONCITIES and St Martin’s Community Centre. It will involve: 

  • An introduction to field recording 
  • Exploring the local area through microphones and making your own recordings  
  • Thinking about what sound can tell us about life in the city  

To reserve a place, please call the community centre (0208 6743038) OR turn up on the day, but please note places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. 

Slot one: 2 – 3.30pm  

Slot two: 3.30 – 5pm  

What is SONCITIES?  

SONCITIES is a research project exploring how people living in London experience sound in their everyday lives. It is based at Oxford University. This event will give you a taster of the work we’re doing and introduce you to field recording. If you find it interesting and would like to get involved in the research, you can find out more on the day.  

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