A creative soundscape by Fable Arts

Part of Catching Tales – Fishing Stories from Morecambe Bay' - a programme of community-based creative projects that celebrates the unique fishing heritage of Morecambe Bay.

Fleeting is a specially commissioned ‘soundscape’, reflecting the sounds, music and memories of the Bay’s unique fishing heritage and communities. It will be played out in train carriages along the Furness line during September 2017

Find out whats happening throughout September- Fleeting Soundscape Leaflet

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The ‘Fleeting’ sound art installation is inspired by a rich archive of materials which have been collected and recorded by volunteers working on local organisation Morecambe Bay Partnership’s fishing heritage project since 2015. The archive captures the personal memories of those involved in the Bay’s fishing communities, past and present, and covers everything from the skills and changing techniques of the industry, to a snap shot of the social history of fishing families and their own reflections about life lived on the edge of Bay.

‘Fleeting’ is designed and produced by writer, Alexandra O’Toole, and Fable Arts in partnership with Northern Rail. It is part of ‘Catching Tales’, Morecambe Bay Partnership’s programme of community-based art commissions that celebrate the unique fishing heritage of Morecambe Bay, as recorded by the archive.

More about Fleeting

Find out about our other 'Catching Tales' creative projects

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