The Soundscapes of the York Mystery Plays

The Soundscapes of York Mystery Plays

Friday 18 November 2016, 7.30PM to 8.30

Speaker(s): Dr Mariana Lopez

We do not tend to think of sounds as a part of our cultural history, but many everyday sounds have been consigned to history never to be heard again.
 
Seeking to recreate a more three-dimensional version of history, the sound installation `The Soundscapes of the York Mystery Plays` invites participants to immerse themselves in medieval York. The installation gives attendees the opportunity to listen to the recreated soundscapes in the 16th century. These include a combination of archival sound recordings on the modern performances of the plays as well as newly recorded material. Dr Mariana Lopez will open the installation with a talk on the project on Friday 18 November at 7.30pm. 

 

The installation `The Soundscapes of the York Mystery Plays` is part of the Being Human Festival 2016 and open to visitors in Bedern Hall in York from 18th - 21st November 2016. 

 

Opening Times:

Friday, 18th November 19.30 - 20.30

Saturday, 19th November 10.00 - 18.00

Sunday, 20th November 14.30 - 18.30

Monday, 21st November 10.00 - 18.00

 

Tickets available online.

Location: Bedern Hall, Bartle Garth, St Andrewgate, York, YO1 7AL

Admission: Free admission | Booking on Eventbrite required

Email: mariana.lopez@york.ac.uk