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UNESCO Week of Sound

The first city in the UK to host this global event, this October, Edinburgh will host the UNESCO Week of Sound.

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16th October 2023 - 20th October 2023
Various locations across Edinburgh
Free to attend

An educational, scientific and cultural event, the week-long programme is organised around the themes of hearing health, sound environment and musical expression.

Produced in partnership with the University of Edinburgh, the UNESCO Week of Sound will host a number of concerts, workshops, talks and discussions on sound and how it relates to some of the major issues and questions of our time.

Taking place at various venues across the city, including Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Law School and Reid Concert Hall, all events are free to attend. To find out more and to book tickets, visit UNESCO Week of Sound.