Everybody Hertz

Richard Mainwaring

Saturday 28 May, 11.30am

Adnams Spiegeltent

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Tickets: £7.50 - £10.00

From communicating where the next meal is, to drumming out a courtship dance, the impact of frequencies on humans and animals is staggering. Join musician, composer, TV presenter and educator Richard Mainwaring for an exploration of how vibrations good and bad govern everything around us.

‘Once you start reading this utterly fascinating book it is nigh impossible to put it down. Richard Mainwaring is a master story-teller and communicator who whisks us into his world of child-like curiosity, unleashing stories from what can often be perplexing subjects.’ – Dame Evelyn Glennie

‘Truly an eye opener, rewarding you with many ‘oh my god I never knew that’ moments’ – Steve Levine

About Everybody Hertz: The Amazing World of Frequency, from Bad Vibes to Good Vibrations

Vic Tandy was a level-headed scientist, but there was no denying it: at this late hour in his lonely lab at Coventry University, he kept seeing a grey apparition out of the corner of his eye. Bathed in a cold sweat, his heart pounding in his chest, he questioned his own rational mind – could this really be a supernatural encounter? What on Earth could be sending such an eerie shudder through his body? Strange frequencies are all around us – in fact, there may be no limit to the marvellous power of vibration. So catch a wave with musical adventurer Richard Mainwaring and take a wild ride across the keys of his infinite piano. Along the way, you’ll join the quest for the world’s loneliest whale, whose tragically out-of-tune song has haunted oceanographers for decades. You’ll discover what strange melodies are hidden in rats’ whiskers and rainbows. And you’ll find out how vibrations good and bad govern more or less everything around you

About Richard Mainwaring

Richard Mainwaring is a performing musician, composer, TV presenter and educator. He presented around fifty music films on the BBC’s flagship magazine programme The One Show, and is a regular interviewee on musical matters on Jeremy Vine’s BBC Radio 2 lunchtime show.

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Venue: Adnams Spiegeltent

Duration: 60 Minutes


Tickets: £10.00

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