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15 Apr 2018
not quite light weekend event may salford dawn biuke ride mobike

DAWN BIKE RIDE ‘MOBIKE SUNRISE’

SUNDAY 20TH MAY £1 TIME: 4.15AM – 5AM VENUE: GREENGATE SQUARE APP PROMO CODE & RESERVATIONS AVAILABLE FROM 1st MAY Limited places. DAWN BIKE RIDE ‘MOBIKE SUNRISE’ Mobike and Not Quite Light invite you on a dawn bike ride through the streets of Salford at dawn. Imagine being cyclist in the heart of a city, free of cars. This is pretty much what it’s like at 4.15am, so you will have the streets to yourselves. Join us on a 45 […]

15 Apr 2018
not quite light weekend may event salford artists guided tour

GUIDED DAWN WALK – CITIZENS’ JOURNAL

SATURDAY 19TH MAY £10 TIME: 4AM – 5.00AM ( dawn ) VENUE: GREENGATE SQUARE, SALFORD GUIDED WALK – ‘CITIZEN’S JOURNAL’ VENUE: GREENGATE SQUARE, SALFORD Join a writer, sketch artist, photographer and psychogeographer at dawn to observe Salford before it awakes. The city at 4am is a different place. Few people are about, and its stillness is something rarely seen by most of us. Buildings and objects become different personalities in the half light of early dawn, and you can hear […]

15 Apr 2018
Not quite light event may salford guided tour river irwell

GUIDED WALK ‘LISTEN TO THE IRWELL’

SUNDAY 20TH MAY £8.50 TIME: 4.00AM – 5.30AM VENUE: PEEL PARK AND THE MEADOW SALFORD GUIDED WALK ‘LISTEN TO THE IRWELL’ Sound artist Xavier Velastin is to take a group of people (5-10) just before dawn to walk on the riverside of the Irwell, in order to listen to the environment and interact with the sound objects – natural matter, litter, railings – that are found along the path. Influenced by the deep listening practices of Pauline Oliveros and Murray […]

09 Mar 2018
milkman city centre manchester

THOSE THAT FEED US

In this episode of the Not Quite Light Podcast I spend dawn with those that feed us. I travel the city centre streets of Manchester with Dave, a milkman with Creamline dairies. I take in the smells and sounds of the wholesale market at Openshaw with Lucy Noone and her dad Mike, who run R Noone & Son, supplying fruit and vegetables to cafes and restaurants across the North West. And I watch fresh bread being made at the Trove […]

22 Jan 2018
The lights from dartmoor prison glowing in the early evening mist

DARTMOOR – AN ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE

Whilst I was in Dartmoor the tail end of Hurricane Ophelia arrived, bringing with it sand from the Saharan desert. I could feel the energies of the ancient land be changed as nature raged across the moorland. THE FOLLOWING TEXT IS TAKEN FROM THE PODCAST BASED ON MY JOURNEY TO DARTMOOR. NQL PODCAST- DAWN ON DARTMOOR The house where I was staying on Dartmoor was in a hollow. Growing up around Manchester, and now living in a high rise, I’m […]

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