Soundcheck

Soundcheck was inspired by the interview transcript of a conversation between a young person and a young researcher at a Stories2Connect story-telling event at a youth group. This story is aimed at young adults and may also be of interest to education and social work professionals. The story contains references to abuse and mild expletives. This Read More …

The Old Armchair

The Old Armchair was written by one of the Stories2Connect researchers in collaboration with a young person participating with the project. The material for the story was collected through a series of interviews and events where the writer observed and talked with ‘Alex’ about his life and future hopes and dreams. This story was written Read More …

Purpose and Paws

Purpose and Paws is suitable for a general audience and is especially relevant for children and young people who might face difficulties speaking out about bullying at school. The story was co-created by a young woman participating with the project and the author, Amy Lee Tempest, at a story-making workshop event and is inspired by Read More …

First Day on the Job

Last week we welcomed our new summer intern, Deanna, to the project. Amongst other things, Deanna will be involved in talking to lots of children and young people to find out what they think of our ever-growing collection of stories and phygital objects. Here in her first blog, she reflects on her first day with Read More …

Festival Feedback

  Here’s what some of our visitors had to say about our project launch!     Share this: Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Click to print (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) <a rel="nofollow" data-shared="sharing-twitter-550" class="share-twitter sd-button share-icon no-text" href="http://stories2connect project tracking Read More …

Storytelling Gallery

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 …