Sound actions by category: Economic 1
Sound action recordings are of sounds designed to affect people, including situations where many make sounds together towards a common goal. Often they're of voices, but they also include sirens, bells, fireworks and more.
Smithfield meat auction A crowd jostles and shouts outside Hart's the butcher during the Christmas Eve meat auction.
CHARITY AND FUNDRAISING
Please help the disabled Fundraiser for a disabled charity holds forth in a distinctive style at City Thameslink station, central London.
Pub charity music box A Polyphon music box plays in the Lamb pub, Holborn, to raise money for a hospital charity.
FAIRGROUNDS AND AMUSEMENTS
Leicester Square funfair Showmen's voices at prize-winning stalls and girls' screams on a ride in the small Leicester Square funfair.
London Bridge Experience A 'deathmobile' revs up and a man uses a trick guillotine to 'decapitate' kids as a lure for the London Bridge Experience.
Motorcycle Wall of Death Fairground motorcycle stunt riders hurtle round inside a wooden drum-like structure called the 'Wall of Death'.
Steam fair Hersham 1950s rock'n'roll and barrel organ music at Carter's Steam Fair in Hersham, Surrey.
HUSTLERS AND BEGGARS
Beggar London Bridge A beggar near London Bridge station asks quietly for some spare change.
Child accordionist Romanian gypsy child plays an accordion to collect money from Underground passengers.
Croydon beggar A female beggar sits on the pavement near West Croydon station and asks for money for a cup of tea.
Park Lane beggar An elderly beggar sits in an underpass beneath Park Lane and politely asks for money.
Penny whistle beggar A beggar sits by a pair of hole-in-the-wall cash machines and plays the penny whistle.
Spare change A man begs for spare change in an underpass near Charing Cross station.
Three card trick Hustlers off Brick Lane, east London, run a three-card-trick pitch.
Wembley touts Ticket touts at the England vs USA World Cup game at Wembley.
Brick Lane traders Traders' cries at Brick Lane market, East London, on a Sunday lunchtime. Contains swearing.
Columbia Road Street traders' cries at Columbia Road flower market, east London.
East Street cheapjack 1 Cheapjack trader sells household goods at East Street market, South London. Good banter.
Lewisham market traders Market traders' cries for fruit, veg and flowers at Lewisham street market, south-east London.
Romford traders Traders' cries at Romford market, mostly for fruit and veg.
Walthamstow market Street traders' and shopkeepers' cries at Walthamstow market, north-east London.
Wembley cheapjack 'Cheapjack' trader at Wembley market hawks electrical goods from his stall to a crowd of onlookers.
Wembley demonstrator Product demonstrator at Wembley market promotes a versatile vegetable slicer.
Woolwich market Fruit and veg sellers cry their wares at Woolwich market on a Thursday lunchtime.
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