In Hawkwood’s first podcast series, Stories That Matter, changemakers, thinkers, and innovators discuss the stories that have influenced them, their visions for the future and the actions they are taking to change the world. Each fortnightly episode will feature a different individual, from visiting speakers to local activists, showcasing the Centre for Future Thinking and the values at its core.

“Hawkwood is interacting with the world out there and making a difference to people’s lives.”

Studio Stories is Hawkwood’s brand new series of short podcasts that will give you a glimpse into what goes on on our artist residencies. Recorded at Hawkwood from the artist studio space. Enjoy this first episode with Matthew Barley.


31 December

Season 2: Episode 8

Stories that Matter with Soumik Datta

Soumik Datta is a composer, producer, bandleader and TV presenter. Every Soumik Datta Arts project embraces traditional and contemporary art forms to address some of the most urgent issues of our times. They weave local threads into global textures, attracting audiences anywhere and everywhere.


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