Rosie’s Recount

As part of our aspirations to share stories in a variety of media, Rosie presented her fantastic animation at the C2U Conference earlier this month. Here she shares some of her memories of the event and reflects on audience responses to her animation about ‘Terry’: a young person with autism trying to negotiate the challenges Read More …

Proud moments from across the globe

Thomas, a Stories2Connect young researcher, recounts his epic adventure in Vancouver… In May, I have been with Cath, Candice and Rosie to Vancouver, Canada for the C2U Expo. When I heard from my Mum that I was chosen to go to Canada with Stories to Connect, I was absolutely amazed because I didn’t think it Read More …

S2C Connects with Canada!

Preparations are well underway for our visit to Vancouver where members of the project team will be showcasing the S2C project and sharing insights with an international audience of community members and academics at the c2uexpo . The conference aims to bring together a diverse range of people interested in working together to create social change, Read More …

And so the project begins…

Project Launch Saturday 27th June Contributors, project members and UCLan student ambassadors eagerly awaited the first visitors to our storytelling festival one bright, sunny morning in June. After months of preparation and deliberation, we hoped that we would attract a large number of visitors from far and wide who were keen to experience stories in Read More …

Our Project Launch!

  Come and join us for our ‘Stories2connect’ project launch at the University of Central Lancashire on Saturday the 27th of June where visitors will be able to engage with storytelling in a wide variety of forms throughout the day.  As soon as you walk through the door you will be greeted by one of Read More …

Our Research Questions…

  The problem we are intending to address is that children and young people at the margins of society, such as those on the edge of Barnardo’s services, have things to say but lack the means to be heard. Often media stories reinforce and actively construct negative stories about people who access services, while such Read More …