Vaughan Williams, Grieg, Debussy are just three of the many composers who have brought nature into their individual sound worlds. Through research, discussion, demonstration and analysis we will reveal the stories behind the sounds, so that a greater understanding can be found to enhance the listening.

5 April – 3 May . 10.30am-12.30pm . 5 Thursday


To book a place, please call 01483 562142 or visit

Guildford Institute
Guildford Institute
The Guildford Institute has a special place in the heart of the local community. It is a unique venue where people of all ages and backgrounds can get together to learn, explore, create and meet old and new friends.

With a wide range of courses, talks, music recitals, clubs and visits, there are many ways to enjoy what’s on offer. Our Library holds both historical and modern volumes so you can research here or read at home, and we manage one of the most important local history archives in the area with a fascinating collection of photographs, playbills, brochures and leaflets and other important documents
We offer affordable room hire for external societies and organisations, and our vegetarian restaurant is one of Guildford’s best-kept secrets.
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