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  • Photograph of a father and child with headphones, listening to the Sonic Trails

    © Tate photography

  • Curiosity Sonic Trail

    Sonic Trail handout for Curiosities

    © Tate

  • British Folk art objects

    Clockwise from top right: Chimney sweep sign, painted wood, 1020 x 380 x 250mm; Heart pincushion, fabric, beads and pins; Tin tray covered with boody including part of a broken doll, c.1900, tin and broken ceramic, 420 x 240mm; Joint of beef shop display, painted wood, 195 x 190 x 115mm; Model of a cockerel made of bone, c.1797-1814, carved bone 230 x 120 x 230mm; Bottle with bobbins, glass and bobbins, 300 x 100mm

Encounter a musical ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ inspired by works in British Folk Art. Made using traditional folk instruments and field recordings from around Tate Britain. 

You can borrow a Sonic Trails set from the Clore Studio at Tate Britain or you can download the Sonic Trial to your own device.

We recommend listening to the Sonic Trails on a set of good headphones to make sure that you are receiving the best quality of audio experience.

Sonic trails are suitable for children age 7 years and up, young people and adults. 

This event is related to the exhibition British Folk Art