Category Archives: Walks

News/Images of Quiet Walk #2 — Book Walks on 26 & 28 April

Places are going fast on AHA’s next two walks, if you’re hoping to come please book soonest to ensure your place on two these two very different walks.

Quiet Walk #1:  Friday, 26 April,  1930 to 2000, Bellever Forest.  Leader:  sound artist/naturalist Tony Whitehead.   This evening walk begins before sundown and finishes as the moon rises over the moor.  Tony will identify the various bird songs heard, along with information about habits and habitat.    For further details …

Last Chance for Quiet Walk #2

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Time is running out to book your place on Sunday’s Quiet Walk #2 with sound artist Tony Whitehead.  

Sunday, 24 March, 0530 to 0900, Newbridge, Dartmoor.

While participation in this walk requires a rather hefty commitment in terms of setting one’s alarm clock very very early — it will be worth it — Tony and Dartmoor will both have failed if you don’t finish the walk being incredibly glad you made the effort!

It’s spring and on Dartmoor (and, well, …

Book your place on AHA walks

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Join those who have already booked for AHA’s upcoming walks.
Email Nancy to book your place, or go here to book on-line and find out more.  Limited to 12 participants — all places must be booked in advance.  Further information and details will be sent to registered participants the week prior to the walk.

Quiet Walk, #002 with Tony Whitehead — 24 March, 0530 to 0900, Newbridge, Dartmoor.  Dress up warm (tho’ we are hopeful that the sub-zero …

BRRRR! Silent Walk #001 Postponed!

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After taking advice from walk leader Tony Whitehead it was decided that high Dartmoor, sub-zero temperatures, three hours of slow walking with periods of sitting and standing quietly — from dusk until well-after nightfall — was not a combination which  promised much in the way of pleasure!  Silent Walk #001 HAS BEEN POSTPONED and will not take place on Sunday, 24th February.   It will, however, be held at another time — as soon as a new date and time …

Additional Places Added for Silent Walk #001

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Nine enthusiasts have registered for this coming Sunday’s Silent Walk #001 led by sound artist/naturalist Tony Whitehead (Sunday 24 February 1700 to 2000).

As the walk is so popular we have added additional places and have room for three more.  If you’re interested go here for further information and links to Tony’s website.  To book your place email Nancy soonest.

Hope to see you Sunday.

Walking at Flete on Saturday?

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Then you’ll want to know the name of the farm for the meeting location is actually BROWNSWELL, in the original post and in today’s ‘of interest’ the name of the farm was close, but, well, wrong…  the location of the farm and all other details are accurate!

Go here for more info and to book places (you must book in advance).

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Family Walk on Flete Estate

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Saturday 13, October, 2012

Artist Shelley Castle is leading a walk for everyone, including families, on part of the Flete Estate near Ermington.  Starting at Brownstone Farm the walk includes pastures, wetlands, riverbanks and an old carriageway.

Meet at Brownstone Farm at 10:30am.  The walk continues until 12:30ish and includes a break for a quick drink (supplied by Shelley, feel free to bring extra bits along) and a silent moment.

After the walk (12:30pm+)  participants will gather back at Shelley’s studio for a hot …

Quiet by Tony Whitehead

Quiet by Tony Whitehead

On the night of 19/20 June 2012 a small group of people sat quietly by the River Dart at Dartington in Devon, UK. The group were participating in a creative summit concerned with arts and ecology called The Home and the World. These three recordings are taken before, during and after first light. (Tony Whitehead)

You can listen to, and download, Tony’s wonderful recordings here.

Meeting Time & Location Modified

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Every day at 10:30 am between Friday August 3rd and Friday August 31 Material Woman will be in the car park at Shipley Bridge (SX681629) on OS Explorer Map OL28 (not at Black Tor).   If you’d like to join Material Woman on her travels, plan to meet her there on the day of your choice.

If you not up to walking on Dartmoor, Elspeth will be more than pleased to hang out with you in the Shipley Bridge car park.  She’d like to tell …

Full Moon Celebration Very Special

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Last night Material Woman was joined by a group of seven, and a very engaged Springer Spaniel.  They stood on top of Black Tor and watched the sun slowly set through a thin web of clouds which made the sun appear to have a glowing rainbow ring around it which spread out across the open moorland.  As the sun began its final descent a herd of Dartmoor ponies galloped across the horizon.  It was perfect.  For more about the evening, …

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