Category Archives: radio

‘Listening to the Ground’ 10.30am – 4.30pm

World Listening Day soundwalk 20th July :: ‘Listening to the Ground’ 10.30am – 4.30pm :: more 10.30am – 1pm :: local walk with recording equipment (shotgun, contact and hydro mics). 2pm – 4.30pm :: sound editing workshop (upload sounds to … Continue reading

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S O U N D C A M P live performance :: download

SOUNDCAMP 6th May 2017 Link to download Performing live at DIVAcontemporary STUDIO Jenny Barrett, Nichola Christie, Gigi Sudbury and Nigel Slight, Adrian Newton, David Rogers. SoundCamp live performance, a series listening events on International Dawn Chorus Day, musicians and artists … Continue reading

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S O U N D C A M P 2017 :: Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th May

DIVAcontemporary STUDIO programme: more soundcamp 2017 streaming page link Responses to Dawn Chorus in the STUDIO Saturday 6th May [3.30-6.30pm] 4pm – Live performances in response to the dawn chorus by Nichola Christie, Jenny Barrett, Nigel Slight, Adrian Newton, and … Continue reading

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South Winterbourne Journey Event

Saturday 28th January 2017 from 2.30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Martinstown Village Hall (Martinstown, DT2 9JU) a free event showcasing the results of the South Winterbourne Journey Arts Project. Tea, coffee and cake available. Programme: 2.30 pm :: Doors open … Continue reading

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Interview with Howard Bowering :: Captain of the Bellringers

Friday 28th October The Church of St Martin is at the heart of Martinstown and it has the only set of ringable bells in the South Winterbourne Valley. Love it or hate it, the sound of church bells drifting on … Continue reading

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Harvest Supper :: Martinstown Village Hall Saturday 8th October

“Im and Im” (Allan Knott and Steve Kinnersley). We had met Allan previously in his role as Lay Preacher at the Winterbourne Steepleton church service, but today he was in very different guise. Allan and Steve entertained the hall with … Continue reading

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In conversation with Jake Dew, Conservation Officer for Dorset Wildlife Trust

On Thursday 6th October associate artists Mandy Rathbone and David Rogers met Jake Dew, Conservation Officer for Dorset Wildlife Trust, for a walk and talk along the South Winterbourne in Martinstown. Jake explained just how special Winterbourne streams or rivers … 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 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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