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Natural music at the Whistlestop!

Thursday 15th June 2017

Diane DavisonDiane Davison

Join us in a celebration of music and nature at the Whistlestop Centre on Saturday 8th July.

This is a chance to explore the living world though sound, and learn about birds and other animals and the music they make.

As part of the Matlock Bath Music Festival we will looking at natural soundscapes and how the music human’s produce often mimics the sounds of nature.At this drop-in event you’re invited to join us in making musical instruments using natural materials and objects. Come along and have a go at being a natural musician and throw down some sounds to rock the natural world! This is a family event, suitable for kids aged between 4 and 11 years old. No need to book, just drop-in on the day at any time between 11am and 3pm.The event is FREE but for any instruments you make that you want to take home, there will be a small charge.