New Event – Hear from Dee

Dee Heddon / University of Glasgow Photograph by Martin Shields Tel 07572 457000 www.martinshields.com © Martin Shields

The project’s Principle Investigator, Prof Dee Heddon will be talking about our project as part of Royal Society of Edinburgh’s Curious Programme (Tea & Talk) on August 25th, 11am, free. Book your tickets here: Curious | Walking and creativity during Covid-19 | 25 August 2021 : Curious (rse-curious.com)

Walking Conversations in Sheffield and Robin Hood’s Bay – Maxwell Ayamba and Maggie O’Neill

On Thursday 27th May, Maxwell Ayamba (Sheffield Environment Movement, Associate Partner, Walking Publics / Walking Arts) and Maggie O’Neill (UCC and Walking Publics / Walking Arts) met to go for a walk at 11am. We walked in two different places and landscapes for an hour and a half using Whatsapp video to connect with and… Continue reading Walking Conversations in Sheffield and Robin Hood’s Bay – Maxwell Ayamba and Maggie O’Neill

News Round Up – June 2021

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Since our launch on April 21 we have been busy sharing word far and wide about our audience and artists surveys, to which we had a fantastic response – thank you! This has led to some coverage across blogs and press alike by members of our team, which you can find out more about at… Continue reading News Round Up – June 2021

Walking on Lindisfarne: tuning into the sonic environment – Maggie O’Neill

This blog was written on the tidal island of Lindisfarne during the week of Beltane, the Gaelic May Day festival in 2021 (back home and with WiFi I am now able to post this). Beltane (Lá Bealtaine in Irish and Là Bealltainn in Scots Gaelic) is situated around half-way between the spring equinox and summer solstice and marks… Continue reading Walking on Lindisfarne: tuning into the sonic environment – Maggie O’Neill

I found my city through walking – Morag Rose

I used to hate walking. I’ve got vivid memories of me as a child, struggling, falling, sometimes being mocked because I’ve got an unusual gait. As a teenager walking was a chore, a way of saving bus fare or being with friends when we didn’t have anywhere particular to go. Never an activity of choice.… Continue reading I found my city through walking – Morag Rose