#WalkCreate Gathering Full Programme

Below is a PDF link to our full programme with information about each session and speaker biographies. Please also find access information for each session/venue in the table below.

Access Information

Day 1 – MOLA, Mortimer Wheeler House, London

TimeActivityAccess information
9.30-10.00Registration and RefreshmentsThe meeting room at Mortimer Wheeler House is a large space with chairs and tables. It is on the ground floor of the building with level access from the street. A small, quiet, rest room is available for delegates use on the ground floor near to the meeting room. Fully accessible toilets are available.
10.00-10.30Project overview & key findings: #WalkCreate TeamParticipants can be seated or stand if they prefer. We will use projected slides on a screen in the meeting room space as a presentation aid. Speakers will be presenting live in the room.
10.45-12.00The Walkbook Taster Walkshops (outdoors)Short walks of no more than 1.5 kilometres total distance on level terrain with surfaces including paving slabs, asphalt paths and short grass. Some dropped kerbs at road crossing points. Where there are grassy areas there will be alternative routes over hard surfacing very close by. Benches and regular opportunities to rest.
12.15-1.00LUNCH
1.00pm-2.30pmWalkshop 1: Sheffield Environmental Movement and Jenson GrantShort walk of no more than 1.5 kilometres total distance on level terrain with surfaces including paving slabs, asphalt paths and short grass. Some dropped kerbs at road crossing points. Where there are grassy areas there will be alternative routes over hard surfacing very close by. Benches and regular opportunities to rest.
Walkshop 2: Areej Kaoud and Arts CanteenA short walk of no more than 1 kilometre total distance on level terrain with surfaces including paving slabs, asphalt paths and short grass. Vocal exercises are accessible to all. Game performances on grass include ball throwing and passing the baton, these can be experienced from park paths/hard surfaces. Where there are grassy areas, the ground can be unlevel, but there will be alternative routes over hard surfacing very close by. Benches available whilst walking and listening to the sound piece. Regular opportunities to rest available in the park.
Walkshop 3: Louise Ann Wilson, Walks to Remember: ‘With Memory I was There’ A drawing activity that can be carried out seated inside. 
Walkshop 4: Laura Fisher, Going Out | Going In & Going In | Going OutAn audio walk experienced using phones or ipods and headphones. Going Out/Going In is experienced walking outside at your own pace. The surrounding neighbourhood is flat, with level asphalt paths and paved areas. There is a park 100 metres away from the venue with grassy areas and hard surfaced paths, as well as benches to rest on. Duration 40 minutes.

An audio walk experienced using phones or ipods and headphones. Going In/Going Out is to be listened to inside, seated or with small movements.
3.00pm-4.30pmWalkshop 5: Elspeth Penfold and CiTIZAN/MOLAShort walk of no more than 1.5 kilometres total distance on level terrain with surfaces including paving slabs, asphalt paths and short grass. Some dropped kerbs at road crossing points. Where there are grassy areas there will be alternative routes over hard surfacing very close by. Benches and regular opportunities to rest.
Walkshop 6: Guen Murroni/Open Clasp Theatre CompanyShort walk of no more than 1.5 kilometres total distance on level terrain with surfaces including paving slabs, asphalt paths and short grass. Some dropped kerbs at road crossing points. Where there are grassy areas there will be alternative routes over hard surfacing very close by. Benches and regular opportunities to rest.
Walkshop 7: Louise Ann Wilson, Walks to Remember: ‘With Memory I was There’ See access notes above
Walkshop 8: Laura Fisher, Going Out | Going In & Going In | Going OutSee access notes above
4.45-5.30Refreshments and Discussion: dialogue, exchange, feedback 

Day 2 – University of East London

TimeActivityAccess information
10.00-10.30Registration and RefreshmentsThe meeting room at UEL USS is a large space on the 3rd floor with lift access. Seating and standing space available. A quiet, rest space classroom will be available for use on the same floor.
10.30-11.15Project Presentation 1: Public Experience of walking, and creativity during COVID19We will use projected slides on a screen in the meeting room space as a presentation aid. Speakers will be presenting live in the room, with streaming to remote viewers. Seating and standing space available.
11.15-12Project Presentation 2: Artists’ use of walking during COVID19We will use projected slides on a screen in the meeting room space as a presentation aid. Speakers will be presenting live in the room, with streaming to remote viewers. Seating and standing space available.
12-12.15Artists’ Gallery SlideshowProjected slides on a screen in the meeting space, Seating and standing space available.
12.15-12.45Discussion/Exchange
12.45-2pmLUNCH & The Walkbook ExcursionsOptional short walk of no more that 1k on the flat in an urban environment with surfaces including asphalt and paving.
2-2.15Introduction to Commissions
2.15-3.15#WalkCreate Artist Talks 1&2: Kate Green & Laura Bradshaw and Steven AndersonSpeakers will be presenting remotely and will appear on screen in the room. Seating and standing space available.
3.15-4.15#WalkCreate Artist Talks 3&4: Henna Asikainen and Shonagh ShortSpeakers will be presenting remotely and will appear on screen in the room. Seating and standing space available.
4.15-5Refreshments and discussion, exchange, feedbackWe will be moving around the meeting room space inviting participants to share their feedback verbally and in writing.