Orchestra Of Objects Building Sound Sculptures Workshop (Wagner Hall)

Mentored by Orchestra Of Objects

Love music love life

Brighton, BN1 2RU
For ages: 5 - 18
Next date: None - message Mentor to express interest


In association with the Brighton Science Festival, this hands on making and playing sound sculptures workshop is run with specially prepared sets of pipes designed from years of using recycled industrial and domestic tubes from gas and water to all-sorts of plumbing parts. They have been modified with various different multiple hole sizes so that they can easily fit together giving children and adults the opportunity to build big colourful structures (a bit like giant KNEX). Participants are helped to explore different designs working in groups or on their own. There are many different sounding parts that can be added. These include bike wheels for clicking sounds ,whistles and pumps, and tuned metal and wooden percussion. Sculptural towers then become sound sculptures and groups are encouraged to work on a small piece of structured or free form music using their self designed instruments. This workshop lets children explore their lateral thinking and offers them a chance to work as a ...

About your Mentor

About your Mentor

Orchestra Of Objects

I am a passionate musician, sculptor, builder and teacher! I love helping people have fun and unleash their creativity whilst learning. I have worked with many community groups and schools over the years to design unique interactive and fun sound sculptures. Having over thirty permanent musical sculpture installations in public parks and school play areas across the UK, I have found a variety of ways to make robust and good sounding harmonic instruments.

Learning aims

To experiment with playing unusual musical instruments.

Strengths to develop

Constructing a large scale working sculpture. Understanding how the components will fit together. Experimenting and making adjustments to the model.

Orchestra Of Objects Building Sound Sculptures Workshop (Wagner Hall) block mentored by Ben Gates
Orchestra Of Objects Building Sound Sculptures Workshop (Wagner Hall) block mentored by Ben Gates

What's provided



Enhanced DBS

Basic DBS

Risk Assessment

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Safeguarding Training

First Aid Training

First Aid Kit

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we'll be

Wagner Hall, 2 Regency Road, Brighton, Brighton and Hove, BN1 2RU

Pricing information

Standard price: £6.50

Pricing information


My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.

No refunds are given except in the case of a cancellation by the Mentor.


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