New Expressions Partners

  • Birmingham Museums Trust Soho House

    Birmingham Museums Trust Soho House

    Birmingham Museums is inviting people who live and work near Soho House (former home to industrialist and entrepreneur Matthew Boulton); to design their own coins celebrating people of Handsworth. Soho House, part of Bir...view here
  • Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives

    Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives

    The Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives (BMGA) holds designated museum status, granted by the government to protect outstanding museums. The designated collections include: geology, Eastern art, and Bristol's history...view here
  • Lakeland Arts Trust, Cumbria Museums

    Lakeland Arts Trust, Cumbria Museums

    Cumbria Museum Consortium (CMC) comprises Tullie House, the Wordsworth Trust and Lakeland Arts Trust. CMC came together in 2011 to create a partnership to bridge the geographical, physical and philosophical distances bet...view here
  • Lyme Park and Gardens, Cheshire

    Lyme Park and Gardens, Cheshire

    The National Trust’s Lyme Park and Gardens is an Edwardian sporting estate on the edge of the Peak District in Cheshire. With lavish interiors and gardens in addition to a 1,300 acre estate, the property was the se...view here
  • Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

    Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

    Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery is a vibrant ACE Major Partner Museum that is owned and operated as part of Plymouth City Council's Arts and Heritage Service. , Situated just a short walk from Plymouth's main s...view here
  • Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, Exeter

    Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, Exeter

    Sounding out Devon, Chris Watson, one of the world's leading wildlife recorders, is preparing to bring sounds from rural Devon into the heart of RAMM. When using the stairway linking RAMM’s garden entrance to the D...view here
  • Tyntesfield, Bristol

    Tyntesfield, Bristol

    The National Trust’s Tyntesfield is a fine Victorian country house near Bristol. It was created by one of England's richest commoners, William Gibbs, who built his fortune on fertiliser., With spiralling turrets an...view here
  • Upton House and Gardens, Warwickshire

    Upton House and Gardens, Warwickshire

    The National Trust's Upton House and Gardens is near Banbury in Warwickshire., ...view here
  • York Museums Trust

    York Museums Trust

    York Art Gallery holds one of the largest and most significant collections of British studio ceramics in the UK, consisting of around 5,500 ceramics and supporting archives of more than 10000 items. York Art Gallery clos...view here

Artist Profile

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Chris Watson

BAFTA award-winning audio recordist Chris Watson has worked with the BBC on many of their best-known natural history productions including Tweet of the Day, Frozen Planet and The Life of Birds. Passionate about sound, Chris was a founder member of the influential Sheffield-based experimental music group Cabaret Voltaire in 1971. Since 1981 he has made a career recording the wildlife sounds of animals, habitats and atmospheres from around the world.