Sounds of the fens

A playlist of recordings made at Lakenheath over previous springs and as an appetiser to the sounds to be heard on our precious wetlands across the country for the next few weeks – if you can get up early enough!

Vall Raven

We first heard rumours that ravens had arrived in the locality last winter and sightings through the spring and summer confirmed a resident presence. As summer started to turn to Autumn a few weeks ago the calls of ravens in the air began to become a regular occurrence around the…

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Fallow buck roar

We had been watching badgers emerging from their sett and flocks of corvids swirling across the tree tops as they came into roost at dusk to an island of woods on the South Cambridgeshire plain. Darkness finally falling we walked back along the footpath listening to a calling Barn Owl …

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A Nightingale on The Western Front

Chris Watson will premiere ‘A Nightingale on The Western Front’, a multichannel sound composition recorded in various sites of battles in Flanders in Newcastle this November. Chris will present this piece from 5am to 7.30am on the morning of Sunday 11 November on the Boiler Shop Mezzanine, for limited audience…

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The Society of Wildlife Artists Exhibition 2018

The Mall Galleries in London will again be hosting The Society of Wildlife Artists Annual Exhibition, this year running from 25th October until 4th November. SWLA contributing artists include Carry Ackroyd, Adam Binder, Marco Brode, Victoria Edwards, Robert Gillmor and many others. For a sneak preview, take a look at…

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