Bring DS8 alive with your energy, insight and experience

Here’s a message from Karen Lewis – the organiser of the Digital Storytelling Festival in Cardiff in June We are looking for speakers or facilitators to run sessions for us at this year’s Digital Storytelling festival – DS8. It will be held in Cardiff at Chapter Arts Centre on Friday 14th June. If you have […]

I Want To Make A Time Machine

  I am involved in a joint bid with Riding Lights Theatre Company to use storytelling, theatre and digital coding to create an app to help families affected by dementia. To promote our bid we created this video to tell the story. The film features two people who are affected by dementia. One of them, […]

Cardiff – June – it must be DS8

The next Digital Storytelling Festival will be again be at Chapter Arts in Cardiff on Friday 14th June 2013. It’s hosted by the University of Glamorgan’s George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling. Last year’s event was a great day and there’s no reason not to be at DS8 this year. It is the one UK event that attracts a […]

See digistories at Illuminating York

The Armed Forces Community Presents … Workshops are complete and the stories are finding their way onto the York Stories 2012 website. But the highlight of this project – apart from the stories themselves of course – is that five of the digital stories will be shown on a big screen in St Helen’s Square […]

Armed Forces Workshops – FAQ

The aim of these workshops is to give participants the skills to make a recording of their story in their own voice. The half day workshops begin with ice breakers, fun games with words, the use of memory prompts and simple writing exercises. No previous experience is needed. The workshop is open to people of all […]

Armed Forces Workshop Venues

Wednesday August 15th 6.30pm, Low Moor Community Centre, Bray Road, Fulford. YO10 4JG Thursday September 13th 10am and 2pm – Strensall Barracks (venue tbc) Thursday September 13th Low Moor Community Centre, Bray Road, Fulford. YO10 4JG (this is part 3 of a young persons workshop) September 18th and 25th 1930 Worsley Barracks (for members of […]

Armed Forces Community Presents …..

Live in York? Have a story to tell about military life? Want to expand your media skills? I am running a series of workshops in the city linked to York Stories 2012 called Armed Forces Presents. York is a great military city and has been ever since the Romans built their Legionary Headquarters here two […]

Time Running Out – Book now for DS7

It will soon be time for the UK’s only Digital Storytelling Festival, DS7. Bookings are going well and this is the last week to send in your form. This year it is hosted by the University of Glamorgan’s George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling and will be held at Chapter Arts in Cardiff on Thursday 7th June 2012. Book your place […]

DS7 Festival 2012

The annual UK Digital Storytelling Festival, this year it’s DS7, returns on Thursday 7th June 2012 This year DS7 moves from its usual annual home in the beautiful Welsh town of Aberystwyth, where it has been held for the past 6 years. June 7th 2012 will see this year’s festival at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, […]

What is Digital Storytelling?

Perhaps a strange question to be asking after all these years of Digital Storytelling, but there are still many who don’t know and many more who think they know but don’t. It’s also true that there are any number of definitions of digital storytelling