How best can we use sound to access heritage?

  • Beesley, L. (Presenter)
  • David Govier (Presenter)
  • Steve Graby (Presenter)
  • Mariana Lopez (Presenter)
  • Olivia Hewkin (Presenter)

Activity: External talk or presentationInvited talk


On 6 December 2023, the MCPHH, in collaboration with the Leverhulme Unit for the Design of Cities of the Future, hosted a fantastic panel discussion on how we can use sound to access heritage. We welcomed guest speakers:

Luke Beesley (Researcher at University of Liverpool, Archive Lead at Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People)
David Govier (Sound Archivist at Manchester Archives+)
Steve Graby (Access and Inclusion Worker at Disabled People’s Archive, Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People)
Olivia Hewkin (Museum, Galleries and Heritage Programme Manager at VocalEyes)
Mariana Lopez (Professor in Sound Production, University of York)
Period6 Dec 2023
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Heritage
  • Sound
  • Disability Access
  • Audio Description
  • Archives