Workshops, Walks and Talks: Ralph Hoyte

Ralph is a sculptural & spatial poet based in Bristol. He creates voiceworks and sculptural pieces.

Workshops: Perambulatory poetry in the quarry – ‘Genius Loci’ Poetry (poetry inspired by place)
All DAY WORKSHOP: Saturday 17th October, 9.30am – 3.30pm at Somerset Earth Science Centre BA3 5JU and Fairy Cave Quarry.  Meet at SESC.

  1. Guided walk in a quarry (Outskirts of SESC or Fairy Cave), working, as the Romantic poets did, ‘en plein air’ (taking notes, seeing, listening, recording in whatever media form)
  2. Lunch
  3. Back to SESC for composition session
  4. Perambulatory poetry in the quarry (going around with group, reciting/performing poems in location poem was inspired by)

Groups will need notepads/writing materials and I will look into borrowing sound-recorders and/or cameras.

Night walk in Fairy Cave Quarry with Ralph Hoyte
Tuesday 13th October, 8-9.30pm, Fairy Cave Quarry BA3 5JG (map ref: ST656 476)

As part of Ralph’s ‘Syncline’ (sonic intervention) in Fairy Cave Quarry, Ralph is offering a guided sonic night walk  ‘Anticline’ to experience his work in the dark, under a new moon!

Please bring a good torch and stout foot wear.

ARTIST TALK: Ralph Hoyte, Friday 16th October, 5.30-6.30pm, SESC

To book please contact:
Fiona Campbell: or tel: (01749) 880394/07515537224

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