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  • All Ears: Telling Stories with Sound
    10:00-16:30
    06-06-17
    The McManus, 29 Meadowside, Dundee DD1 1DD, UK

    The McManus, 29 Meadowside, Dundee DD1 1DD, UK

    In partnership with Museums Galleries Scotland.

    Is your thing creating exhibitions, events, workshops, websites, or elements of all of these? Have you always got your ears to the ground for new engagement opportunities? If that sounds like you, join us for a day of audio delight. Come along and explore ways to tell the stories and memories found in audio recordings, with a focus on recordings held by museums, archives and libraries. We’ll have a mix of case studies, presentations and workshops to give you lots of ideas about how sound can be used to create connections, enrich enjoyment and enhance learning.

    Book your free place here

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  • Sounding Borders – the spark of spoken memories
    17:30-18:30
    15-06-17
    Harmony Garden, St Mary’s Rd, Melrose TD6 9LJ, UK

    Harmony Garden, St Mary’s Rd, Melrose TD6 9LJ, UK

    From animations to drama pieces and from print-making to poetry, the last 5 months have seen people across the Borders responding to the rich oral history collections held by the Scottish Borders Archive.

    A special Borders Book Festival event will take attenders on a virtual tour of these creative projects, and give you the chance to listen in to Borders past via the recorded life stories which inspired them. All are most welcome to join us at the event to celebrate the creativity of people in the Borders and our inspiring audio heritage.

     

    Book your FREE place here

    Sounding Borders is a partnership between Live Borders, Scran and Connecting Scotland’s Sounds, a project based at the National Library of Scotland to champion the preservation and sharing of Scotland’s heritage sound recordings.

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