Keep Sounds is part of Unlocking Our Sound Heritage, a British Library project to preserve, catalogue, and give access to rare and unique sound recordings from across the UK.
Keep Sounds is based at The Keep Archives in Brighton. We work to preserve historic sound collections from archives, museums and libraries across the south east of England.
Angela Bachini listens to ghosts in the Unlocking Our Sound Heritage collections.
Esther Gill listens in to Christmas Eve in Brighton, 1968.
Jen Grasso writes about oral history & working on Windrush interviews.
Henry Rowsell reflects on working on sound heritage, digitisation projects & less-heard voices.
Alison Hulme writes about Brighton’s West Pier, in 1975 & today.
Natasha Witts writes about recordings in the BBC Radio Brighton archive featuring libraries & librarians.
Esther Gill writes about World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
Nancy Jones writes about listening to the experiences of the people caught up in the Lewes floods.
Duncan Harrison reflects on the challenge of repairing a tape cassette.
Esther Gill writes about the richness of the Ashdown Forest Oral History Collection.
Duncan Harrison writes about ‘cassette culture’ and why your old cassettes may contain magic.
Duncan Harrison looks back at how magnetic tape came to be used creatively in the 20th century.