The official launch event of Ruskin Rocks was a huge sucess with over 500 people attending to hear a exclusive demonstration of the instrument by Dame Evelyn Glennie. Below are links to some of the media coverage of the event and also links where you can find out more about the Ruskin Rocks Project, the geology of the Lake District, the history of musical stones and much, much more.

The Guardian coverage of the launch event - "Evelyn Glennie's Stone Xylophone"

The BBC coverage of the launch event - "Lake District rocks used to create musical instrument"

Ruskin Rocks: Dame Evelyn Glennie's Demonstration from R Martin Seddon on Vimeo.

Evelyn Glennie played the Ruskin Rocks instrument at the launch event. This was held at John Ruskin's former home, Brantwood, Coniston.