As part of the Dewsbury Creative Town Arts programme, Artist Duncan Chapman from Manasamitra and sound artist Sam Hodgson have produced a set of 3 Sound Walks that take listeners on 3 different experiences around the town.


#1 Artwork Trail

A journey around ARTWORKS commissioned through Dewsbury Creative Town using sonification and mapping to transform visual aspects of them into music.

Click Here to listen to Sound Walk # 1. 

#2 Looking Up

LOOKING UP at the skylines of the town following the buildings from the Town Hall and through the market using sounds from local groups and individuals.


Click Here to listen to Sound Walk # 2. 


#3 History & Heritage

A journey exploring the history and heritage of Dewsbury Town Centre with local historian Simon Reed.

Click Here to listen to Sound Walk # 3. 


Download the trail postcards here.

Photo credits: Launch event during Heritage Open Days (c) Nicholas Singleton

Funders: Kirklees Council : Arts Council England. The Dewsbury Creative Town Arts programme is produced by Beam.

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