Category Archives: links

St Martin’s Church :: Remembrance Sunday [Half Muffled Quarter Peal]

Full peal available to download from DIVAcontemporary STUDIO bandcamp :: link Prior to the Remembrance Sunday Service at St Martin’s Church, Howard Bowering and his team of bellringers were ringing the traditional half muffled quarter peal of Grandsire Doubles. Half … Continue reading

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Whitstable Biennale [satellite] 2016 :: CD downloads available now

coast to coast :: sounding shore at the Whitstable Biennale [satellite] 2016 Link to download Performance on the beach [1] Link to download Performance on the beach [2] recorded live saturday 4th June 11am – 5pm on the beach at … Continue reading

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In conversation with Dr Alan Chedzoy, local William Barnes’ expert and biographer

This time David and I were off to Weymouth to meet renowned local William Barnes’ expert and biographer, Dr Alan Chedzoy. We spoke about Barnes as Rector of Winterbourne Came and Whitchurch; a role he continued to fulfill until the … Continue reading

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‘… the sound of the river …’

The Reverend Jean Saddington (vicar not only of Martinstown but Winterbourne Steepleton, Winterbourne Abbas and Compton Valence), introduction to the South Winterbourne River, running through Martinstown.  

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The South Winterbourne Journey :: interviews

On Tuesday 23rd August DIVAcontemporary (David Rogers and Mandy Rathbone) travelled over to Martinstown to interview two key figures in the Martinstown Community. The Reverend Jean Saddington (vicar not only of Martinstown but Winterbourne Steepleton, Winterbourne Abbas and Compton Valence) … Continue reading

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The South Winterbourne Journey

Following a year of research trips, familiarising themselves with the Winterbourne valley as it passes from Winterbourne Abbas through Winterbourne Steepleton, Martinstown (Winterbourne St Martin), Winterbourne Monkton, Winterbourne Herringstone, Winterbourne Farringdon and Winterbourne Came, DIVAcontemporary have finally started work on … Continue reading

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sounds of the Neolithic :: download

Bandcamp CD download for World Listening Day 2016 ‘sounds lost and found’. Digital soundscapes that explore four of the important Neolithic and Bronze Age barrow groups on and around the South Dorset Ridgeway. The soundscapes involved research, field recording, studio … Continue reading

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World Listening Day 2016 :: Sounds Lost and Found

Monday 18th July World Listening Day 2016 http://www.worldlisteningproject.org World Listening Day 2016’s theme, “Sounds Lost and Found,” calls on reminiscing, listening and observing what changes in our soundscapes have occurred in recent decades—be it language, nature, technology, music or even … Continue reading

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sonic coast :: sounding shore 2016

Whitstable Biennale 2016 Saturday 4th June 11am-5pm on the beach near Keams Yard link to programme notes Channel 1 : Live Performance Marcus Leadley • Xylitol • Nemeton [Adrian Newton] • Lab of Sonic Possibilities [Tansy Spinks and Iris Garrelfs] … Continue reading

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Performance opportunity at Whitstable Biennale 4th June 2016 [11am – 5pm].

Whitstable Biennale will be taking place on the Kent coast during June, once again David Rogers, Mandy Rathbone and I will be running a ‘silent’ sound-art event on the beach as part of the Satellite programme. http://www.whitstablebiennale.com/programme/satellite/ If you are … Continue reading

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