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Voices From The Peak – Live! with Mark Gwynne Jones

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Described by The Times as ‘a fascinating quest… An audio odyssey… and some marvellous Derbyshire reflections…’, Voices from the Peak is a journey through the Peak District in word, film and sound, incorporating the unique qualities of people and place.

Poet and audio artist Mark Gwynne Jones is touring his award-winning show Voices from the Peak – Live! to celebrate the launch of three new audio chapters in the series. These are Nine Ladies, The Blessing of Water and Ravens Tor, and present a creative exploration of the enduring popularity of stone circles, stories of water and well dressings, and the return of ravens to the Peak District.

Voices from the Peak – Live! can be seen this autumn on:

  • Saturday 30 September, show 11.30am, at Whitwell Library, S80 4QR. A free 1-hour show, tickets need to be reserved via 01629 533988.
  • Tuesday 3 October, show 7pm, at Dubrek Studios, Derby, DE1 3LB. Tickets £6.50, performance and open mic event, to book.
  • Saturday 14 October, show 7.30pm, at the Medway Centre, Bakewell, DE45 1DY. Tickets £12, from Bakewell visitor centre, or from the Medway Centre 01629 813638.
  • Sunday 15 October, show 4pm, at Repton School, Repton Festival. Tickets £12, to book.
  • Friday 1 December, show 7.30pm, at Taddington village hall, Taddington, SK17 9TU. Tickets £12, from 07929 151 688 or 01298 85384.

Voices from the Peak is funded by Arts Council England and supported by the Peak District National Park Authority and Derbyshire County Council.

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