The distinctive benefits of listening and sound art

for mental health and wellbeing?

connecting with quiet

Small Silence

Small Silence is a quietly creative organisation nurturing wellbeing through positive experiences of silence.


Urban Quiet Park Certification

We are working with our partners Quiet Parks International to certify the first urban quiet park in the UK.

What we do


We offer listening and sound art-based wellbeing workshops for charities, groups, businesses and other organisations.


We develop, deliver and integrate e-health initiatives that employ digital and social media for wellbeing.


We deliver workshops in schools, colleges, universities and non-formal educational settings exploring wellbeing through the arts.

quiet space

We work with local people and partner organisations to encourage access to quiet spaces through soundwalks, mapping, workshops and certification.


I just want to thank you for your field recording workshop, I really enjoyed it and would have loved to have spent more time with you for the editing process....It made me think about sound in a different way and prove very useful for my final degree show.”

— Tara (Reading University Fine Art Undergraduate)

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