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MULTI-DAY EVENT: These 30min Audio Walks are available 11am - 5pm on Wed 20th - Sun 24th
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Planet Purbeck is thrilled to cross-promote the Inside Out Dorset Festival by Activate
This event is part of the Inside Out Dorset 2023 Festival with a host of events & installations on site for you to enjoy too, plus the opportunity for you to explore Wild Woodbury - Dorset Wildlife Trust’s flagship community rewilding project
SONGS OF HOPE
Enjoy this audio walk / song cycle by composer Laura Reid.
Featuring words by writers who responded to the poem ‘Hope’ is the thing with Feathers by Emily Dickinson.
You’ll hear a variety of songs and soundscapes featuring voice, piano and electronically manipulated strings and field recordings. Listen on a mobile phone using GPS location software that can be downloaded in advance of your visit (link coming soon).
Themes include sustenance, life cycles and renewal – but ultimately our universal need as humans to find hope in challenging times.
The commissioned writers have all responded to the poem is a variety of ways ranging from optimistic responses, recalling images of nature, to stark realities of sustaining hope in challenging circumstances. Each has a unique perspective.