Your school is being invited to take part in a fully funded Charnwood Arts project working in in partnership with Charnwood Borough Council to explore The Carillon Tower, and specifically the instrument itself which many of your children may have heard, but aren’t aware of ‘what actually makes that sound’.
As you know, the Carillon Tower is seen as a symbol of the town and the image of the Tower is used on signs for Loughborough and by many local businesses and celebrates its centenary in 2023.
Having been awarded Arts Council England funding, Charnwood Borough Council is busy working with a leading design agency to explore the possibilities for the Carillon Tower’s heritage and museum spaces; playing with ideas and including creative ways to use objects and stories. ‘Re-imagining Loughborough’s Iconic Tower’.
Following years of closure, the foundations for museum redevelopment will be to enhance the visitor experience and address access issues.
The plans will help to rebuild community cohesion and better reflect the diversity of people who live and work in Loughborough.
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We would like to invite you as a school/class to take part in making some brand-new recordings of not only the instrument, but also record within the space of The Carillon Tower. The space is currently empty this will be a unique time to record sounds and create a number of soundscapes that will be timeless, and a one off opportunity as when the Tower is redeveloped, the sound of the space as it is will disappear.
All the details on the project, how to apply and deadlines to apply can be found here: Carillon Schools Offer