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BBC sound effects 1940–86

In 2018, the BBC made freely available for non-commercial use around 16,000 of its sound effects recordings. A few hundred come from known locations around the UK, and most of those have been presented here in a sound map. All recordings © BBC.

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Epsom racecourse  2:46

BBC DESCRIPTION: Epsom Race Course, Oaks Stakes, general atmosphere before race. Flat racing.

Kingswood Warren birdsong  6:03

BBC DESCRIPTION: Birds and backgrounds: Song, woodland atmosphere, Kingswood Warren.