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Kill The Bill – protest sounds from 2021

Let’s tun in to a field recording by Bobby Jewell from the Kill The Bill protest in Parliament Square, London on 2 April 2021. Bobby told us the following: “This recording was taken at the London Day of Action, as part of the National Weekend

Rescue helicopter at Durdle Door

Emergency! The sounds of rescue at Durdle Door

On a visit to the iconic Jurassic Coast tourist attraction of Durdle Door, the beach was suddenly cleared of people by site security, as a search and rescue helicopter was called to take off someone in distress to hospital. This recording captures the helicopter arriving


Synthesiser in a country churchyard

The idyllic sounds of morning life in a small village in rural Yorkshire, England. It’s 10am on a Sunday morning in Dent, and we’re sitting in a churchyard, overlooking the fields from a hill. We’re surrounded in the trees and bushes by all kinds of

pagan ritual

A pagan ritual in rural England

An unusual field recording for you today, as we tune into a pagan ritual taking place at an ancient monument in rural England. Upon visiting an ancient historical site more than 5,000 years old in Oxfordshire, the Rollright Stones, we stumbled across a pagan May

Rhodes must fall

Sounds from the Rhodes Must Fall protest, Oxford

On 9 June 2020, following two weeks of global Black Lives Matters protests, and following the toppling of a statue of slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol, UK, more than a thousand protesters gathered in Oxford city centre for Rhodes Must Fall, to demand the