We are heading for Sheffield this week for the final workshop! We are delighted that this event is featuring in Sheffield’s Off The Shelf festival which has been running since the early 90s. This year the festival line up includes Robert Webb, Mark Haddon and Brian Blessed, so we really are amongst illustrious company!! Our involvement […]
Kit was one of our participants at the Bournemouth workshop. Here is his account of how ‘Who is Foo’ came about…. In October 2016, a six-year old called Sydney drew and named the story’s characters (except Foo, who she named but didn’t draw because she ran out of time). There wasn’t time to tell the […]
Tricia, Ross, Ray, Isobel and I all took part in this ‘unconference’ on digital storytelling held at the University of East London in early July https://www.uel.ac.uk/events/2017/07/unconference-digital-storytelling. Advisory Group member Mark Dunford was one of the organisers, and the innovative format ensured that participants over the course of the 4 days had many different opportunities to […]
Our next workshop (hosted by the University of Brighton) will be from 22-24 September. We follow that up with a workshop at Sheffield Hallam from 13-15 October. We are looking forward to making more stories! Contact us to enquire about or apply for a workshop.
The following is a guide to oral storytelling created by our Advisory Group member, Jenny Moon. Jenny has kindly given us permission to reproduce this here by way of some tips for project participants but also for anyone interested in vernacular/oral storytelling more broadly. It is most relevant to the part of the workshops where […]
If you would like to find out a bit more about how people are researching ‘digital reading’ and the background to this project, please do check out the websites from our previous project Researching Readers Online and the Digital Reading Network. For example, the ‘Research Findings’ section of the Researching Readers Online site has the […]
The project got underway with a team meeting at the University of Brighton on 21 April, where we discussed the background to the project and preparations for the upcoming workshops. It is a complete coincidence (or is it?) that the photo of the team below shows them engrossed in ‘reading on screen’! From left to […]