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Introduction to Sound Art

Introduction to Sound Art
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14 Aug 2019

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Rowley's

Rowland Road Working Men's Club, Rowland Road, Leeds, LS11 6ED

Interested in sound? Ever wanted to make your own ‘club music’*? 

Make ‘club music' with sound artist Eleanor Cully, of Yorkshire Sound Women’s Network.

Sign up to this free workshop with sound artist Eleanor Cully, of Yorkshire Sound Women’s Network - a group inspiring and enabling women and girls to explore sound and music technology in Yorkshire and beyond. During the workshop we will learn how to record and make sounds around the building and explore the basics of digital mixing - producing a track out of the sounds of the Working Men’s Club.

Open to ages 12+, no experience necessary, all abilities welcome. Parents stay with under 18s.

*‘Club music’ refers to the location of the workshop (at a Working Mens Club) rather than the established genre. The workshop intends to create a new soundscape informed by the building and social history of the space rather than teach people how to make this form of music.

This activity is made possible with support from Leeds Inspired, Rowland Road Working Men’s Club, Arts Council England and East Street Arts.

Leeds Inspired is part of the city’s cultural programme that celebrates arts events and projects throughout the year, supporting high quality, accessible cultural experiences for Leeds’ residents and visitors. Founded in 2012, Leeds Inspired supports culture in the city through grants schemes, commissions and a ‘What’s On’ events website. Leeds Inspired is part of Leeds City Council. 

Alt text for image: A photograph of a dimly lit room with people leaning over sound mixing equiptment lit by a table lamp. Showing Eleanor Cully and Jorge Boehringer performing together. Photo credit Stephen Harvey.

Sign up:

Places are limited on this workshop and we will prioritise people living in Beeston. Please follow this link to sign up and fill out the online form or call us on 07702813747 (Sophie) and we can do this on your behalf. We will confirm your free place via email / phone a week in advance of the session. The workshop will be held at Rowland Road Working Men’s Club, Beeston, LS11 6ED. 

Wheelchair Access

About the venue:

The venue is a 100+ year old social club and you do not need a membership to attend on this occasion. There are toilet facilities and we will supply some simple non-alcoholic refreshments.

Access:

This venue is wheelchair accessible and has ample parking. It can also be reached easily by buses that pass through Beeston - the closest stop is on Dewsbury Road/Hunslet Hall stop - a 5 minute walk away up a hill. 

If you require child care, translation or assistance with travel expenses in order to attend this workshop please let us know as we have some money to go towards covering these.

Free
  • Wheelchair access
  • Music
  • Workshop
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