Festive FON’s Christmas Rewind Saturday 16 December 2023 11-5pm

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Join us at Piel View House in Saturday 16 December for a journey through Christmases past.

Festive FON's Christmas Rewind Saturday 16 December 2023 11-5pm 1

This FREE drop-in event runs from 11am-5pm.

Experience the wonder of found recordings, festive greetings, carol concerts and audio Christmas cards from bygone times.

Meet the FON team and enjoy a mince pie or two.

This programme ¬†features excerpts from the archives of the Derby and Leicester Tape Recording Clubs including the annual ‘Christmas Rewind’ tapes of Christmas music that were toured around local old people’s homes.

Created by sound artist Mark Vernon, ‘Christmas Rewind’ was a six-channel sound installation created specifically for the bandstand in Barrow Park, in December 2010.

This stereo broadcast version was first aired on Resonance FM on the 25th December, 2011.

Listen here: https://soundcloud.com/markvernon/christmas-rewind