Sound Walk Sunday

In 2020 we will be celebrating Sound Walk September when you can discover new walking pieces and sound walks on

All information below is now no longer valid – please go to

Sunday September 1, 2019 was Sound Walk Sunday, the start of a month-long global festival of sound walking events and performances, celebrating outdoor audio, geo-located, immersive performances, listening walks and sound walks.

Experience a walking piece

Visit the Directory of Walking pieces on to discover sound walks to listen to or follow1.

Media enquiries

A  Sound Walk Sunday 2019 Media Resource is now available You can also read the FAQ. We are also on Facebook and Twitter.

Support us

Sound Walk Sunday is a volunteer-led festival, with contributors and organisers earning no fees, with many hundreds of people are volunteering time and effort. If you are able to support the project through a financial contribution or by volunteering time and effort, please get in touch.

Use the hashtag #SWS19 when sharing related content on social media.

How to create your own piece

Want to know how to make sound walk? Go to our FAQ. You will will be redirected to

Submit a walking piece

To submit a walking piece to our directory now hosted on, use this form. Your submission will be available for the the public to access at any time.

Walking in step with

We would like to acknowledge the support of:

Andrew Stuck, founder of the Museum of Walking – UK.
Geert Vermeire, founder of Made of Walking – Brazil/Belgium.
Babak Fakhamzadeh, award winning app developer – Brazil.

Key contributors and supporters:

  • Marcin Barski, founder of IPD (Soundscape Institute of Poland) – Poland.
  • Hamish Sewell, founder of Soundtrails – Australia.
  • NG Bristow – Goldsmith’s, University College London UK
  • LISTEN, – a summer of sound Frome – co-ordinator Mel Day, curator Helen Ottaway from ArtMusic – UK.

Platform partners:

We would also like to thank:

  • Department of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Western Macedonia (Florina and Lesbos, Greece). Organiser of Walking Arts Encounters-Conference Prespes 2019. 
  • hearing places –  an Australian online umbrella for creative projects which unite sound and place.
  • And of the many artists and creatives who have submitted their work.

1Walking pieces are submitted by third parties. we ask contributors to not suggest hazardous routes or risky activities, and not to include defamatory content. Please act responsibly when using headphones; safety is of utmost importance.