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Sound Installation: Echoes

Sound Installation: Echoes

The sound installation runs from 12.11.2019 – 05.01.2020 The View Visitor Centre, Chingford, Epping Forest
(FREE - just turn up!) Open 10am-5pm Tuesdays-Sundays

A walk along the River Ching

A walk along the River Ching

I joined writer and filmmaker John Rogers (Waltham Forest’s Psychogeographer-in-Residence) for a walk along the River Ching.

Composer for Shakespeare's Globe

Composer for Shakespeare's Globe

Super excited to be working with the incredible Shakespeare’s Globe as composer for Richard III & Henry VI, directed by Sean Holmes and Ilinca Radulian.

Epping Forest: Sanctuary and Scars

Epping Forest: Sanctuary and Scars

 Epping Forest is a sprawling ancient woodland with many legends and folktales attached, but it also has a legacy of providing people with a safe place, of sanctuary and escape. This is the third in a series of blogs exploring the history of Epping Forest.

Living Symphonies

Living Symphonies

Excited to be part of this epic project, composed and realised by James Bulley and Daniel Jones. You can hear it in Epping Forest 20-28 July as part of Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture programme, The People’s Forest.

Support from the PRS Foundation

Support from the PRS Foundation

My Epping Forest project ‘Echoes’ has been awarded a grant from the PRS Foundation, enabling me to record my new compositions for the installation and album, launching in November.

Enclosure and saving Epping Forest

Enclosure and saving Epping Forest

The story of how Epping Forest was saved is a complex campaign involving ancient laws and modern politicians, well-connected socialists, corporations, early conservationists and working-class activism.

Direct! Action! Protest and the Forest

An exploration of Waltham Forest's rich history of community action and protest, including a panel discussion with me talking about the threat of enclosure during the C19th, and the people who helped save the forest, including my ancestor Thomas Willingale.

Iron Age earthworks in Epping Forest

Iron Age earthworks in Epping Forest

The first in a series of blogs exploring the history of Epping Forest. This one is all about the Iron Age hillfort, Loughton Camp.

Artist-In-Residence Epping Forest

Artist-In-Residence Epping Forest

I can now excitedly announce that I’ve been invited by City of London Epping Forest to be its Artist in Residence in 2019 - a whole year let loose in the forest to explore nature, local history and sound. Find out more …

Guest Presenter for ResonanceFM

Guest Presenter for ResonanceFM

This year I’ve been guest presenter for The Nest Collective Hour on Resonance 104.4FM. My show has focused on new releases from the traditional folk and contemporary classical worlds, and live guests have included Moore Moss Rutter, You Are Wolf, Jo Quail and Santiago Quartet.

New single: Halyard

New single: Halyard

A really haunting piece ... there’s a real sense of place’ Sean Rafferty BBC Radio 3 In Tune

 

Debut single 'Delta' released

Debut single 'Delta' released

Delta is released along with remixes by EAN (Stick In The Wheel, Various Production) and Jay Chakravorty (Bryde)