Download the free app and explore the South Downs on a nature trail accompanied by orchestral music
Listen to ‘richly sonorous’ (Sunday Times) new orchestral music directly inspired by landscape as you explore the South Downs National Park through a free App on your phone. Start at Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft and walk up Lodge Hill for stunning views (1 mile, gentle) or follow the Sussex Border Path and South Downs Way up to Ditchling Beacon and back through the fields (5 miles, strenuous). With embedded images reflecting the museum’s collection and music by Ed Hughes, Professor of Composition at University of Sussex, specially recorded to celebrate the South Downs National Park’s 10th Anniversary in April 2021.
Supported by research in the School of Media, Arts and Humanities at the University of Sussex and ECHOES geolocated soundwalks
At Ditchling Museum of Art+Craft look out for John Newling’s So Sorry text work and their new exhibition
Download the ECHOES app for free now. The walk will go live on 1 May just search in the App for ‘Brighton Festival’ from Sat 1 May. Download the walk before you set off and remember your headphones.