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Folk Song & the Voice as an Archive with Phil Owen

A work­shop explor­ing old singing tra­di­tions and the nat­ur­al wild­ness of the voice’…

Opening Times
14:00 – 15:30
Exploring old singing traditions and the ‘natural wildness of the voice’ to find new musical possibilities.

Phil Owen is a musician who for over twenty years has been working with traditional folk song. He has a strong interest in the interconnections between place, voice and memory, and enjoys making connections between old songs and experimental approaches.

2.00pm - 3.30pm
St George’s Bristol
Great George Street
(off Park Street)
Bristol, BS1 5RR

There are a number of free tickets for those who would otherwise find it difficult to attend. Please email

This workshop is part of The Voice, a citywide project in Bristol. Check out our other workshops & events on our Headfirst home page.


This opportunity is part of the West of England Visual Arts Alliance (WEVAA), supported by Arts Council England. WEVAA is a consortium partnership of nine organisations co-lead by Spike Island and Visual Arts South West, and including the Brunswick Club, Bath Spa School of Art, Bristol City Council, Creative Youth Network, Culture Weston, North Somerset Council and UWE Bristol. This alliance is delivering a 3-year programme of activity with the aim of supporting visual arts progression in the region, and a collective vision for the visual arts in Bristol and the West of England to become more progressive, sustainable and inclusive by 2024.
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