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See below for our full calendar of Talks, Workshops and other activities during SLHF. All events are Free but have limited capacity, so please register your ticket early to secure your place.


November to December 2022

3 evening talks to the public and a taster workshop designed to inspire and open up a space for exploration of worldbuilding, technology and mindsets in relation to sound, music and creative practices. Also open to the general public who are invited to explore our programme in a non-committed way.

2 November 2022
Explore Worldbuilding and Audio-Visual Landscapes (Fully Booked)

Rakhi Singh (Manchester Collective) Seb Gainsborough (Vessel), co-composer of The Northman, and Dr Cecilia Wee (RCA) speak on World Building with sound and music.

Public Talk
23 November 2022
Explore Technology with Dean Kissick (Spike), Sander Dieleman (Google Deepmind) & Gaika (Fully Booked)

A talk on the future role of AI and other new technologies in the creation and consumption of music.

Public Talk
30 November 2022
Explore Technology with Dr Rebecca Fiebrink

A workshop on the use machine learning for music creation, more details to be announced soon. Members of the public are welcome to RSVP for this workshop.

Private Workshop
7 December 2022
Explore Wellbeing and Creative Endurance in Music

A talk on navigation towards positive mental health to facilitate both commercial and creative endurance in the music and arts industries featuring Mykki Blanco, Dr Greorge Musgrave and Vanessa Maria.

Public Talk
14 December 2022
Explore Mindsets with David Lynch (Screening Only)

A screening of visionary director and composer David Lynch's 'Meditation, Creativity, Peace'. A film to enlighten inspire and uplift and artists and people from all walks of life who want to be more creative in their chosen fields.

Public Screening


January to March 2023

Free talks, workshops, events, industry visits and screenings to help you design your practice, sound and visuals. Pragmatic how-to style sessions helping to prep you for the third and final term. Please note all talks, themes, dates and participants are still in confirmation stage and subject to change.

27 January 2023
Design Masters: The world of PRINCE with Gary Card

A deep-dive audio-visual presentation, Q&A and music night on the genius and the design behind the rich world of Prince, hosted by acclaimed set designer Gary Card. Details to be announced.

Public Talk
1 February 2023 – 28 February 2023
Design Your Rhythm

A workshop to build better electronic rhythms with learnings from real rhythmic instruments. Details to be announced.

Date TBA
1 February 2023 – 28 February 2023
Design Your Sound with Synthesis.

An introduction to modular synthesis and electronic sound design. Details to be announced.

Industry visit
1 February 2023 – 28 February 2023
Design Your Sound with Mac de Marco (Screening)

A screening featuring the musician Mac DeMarco and a comedic take on recording studio techniques on the newly launched artist streaming platform Eternal.TV

1 February 2023 – 28 February 2023
Design Your Song: A Talk on Arrangement, Composition and Songwriting

A public talk building technical skills relating to composition and songwriting. Details to be announced.

Date TBA
1 March 2023 – 31 March 2023
Design Your Production and Mix

Learning the essentials of modern mixing production and creative collaboration with a professional electronic producer and mixing engineer. Details to be announced.

Date TBA
1 March 2023 – 31 March 2023
Design Your Visuals: Graphic Design and Visual Identity for Music

A talk on how to interpret your visual identity from your practice and music. Details to be announced.

Date TBA
2 March 2023 – 29 March 2023
Design Your Music Video

A workshop on how to make a music video. Details to be announced.

Date TBA
1 March 2023 – 30 March 2023
Design Your Production: Listening workshop

A workshop where applicants take their turns to receive feedback on their own productions or music they wish to emulate with a professional mix engineer. Details to be announced.

Date TBA


May to July 2023

Access to 1k grant, 4 resident workshops, talks, studio time and industry visits, all tailored to the needs of you whilst you are making your final project which will be presented at the end of the term.

1 June 2023 – 31 July 2023
Create Your Project

6 weeks, a grant, and access to the artistic facilities at HQI to develop a music project to presented at a final showcase event to fellow applicants, invited guests and members of the public. Details to be announced.

Date TBA
10 May 2023
Create Your Space with Producer, Label Owner and Artist Elijah

A talk with Record Label owner, DJ and writer Elijah. Details to be announced.

Public Talk
4 August 2023
Final Showcase

A final showcase of work completed by the cohort of artists during the residency programme.

Date TBC

Free to public!

Members of the public and artists from any borough are welcome to attend all public talks and workshops in term 1 and all public talks in term 2 and term 3. Successful applicants will have priority access for all events.

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If you are a musician or a visual artist working with music and aged 18-25 and think this programme can benefit your creative practice then please apply or share with someone who may benefit from this opportunity.

Sounds like Hammersmith & Fulham is the springboard for the delivery of a ten-year programme of cultural development in the borough. The focus is young people, creating the opportunity for long-term change through innovative arts and cultural provision, using music as a medium. The programme is a catalyst for change, providing opportunities to foster and facilitate collaboration between music professionals and people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. It is being delivered in two phases – the first for 14-18 year olds by the Tri-Borough Music hub, with the second for 18-25 year olds set to start in Nov 2022 and delivered by HQI Foundation.

Sounds like Hammersmith & Fulham is funded by a Cultural Impact Award as part of the Mayor of London’s London Borough of Culture programme.

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