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, […]






See and Hear

  I appear in two new features this week. At DS6 Gareth Morlais recorded an interview with me about the potential of digital storytelling on the iPad. He makes some very generous comments about me during this feature, but I hope you find the content about creating digital stories useful. It is the first of his […]






Culture Shock Conference – this week

It’s not too late to book a place at the Culture Shock! Conference in Newcastle. This day conference is for anyone who’s interested in digital Storytelling and especially people from the Museums, Libraries and Archives sector. Culture Shock is one of the UKs most successful digital storytelling projects and as it draws to a close […]






Almost over at DS6

I always find events like DS6 stimulating and exciting. There are lots of good things about being your own boss, but one thing I miss about my former workplace is the interaction with other people doing a similar job. So festivals, conferences and events are the places where I am inspired and invigorated. Ideas flow, […]






DS6 Digital Storytelling Festival

  DS6 Digital Storytelling Festival – Friday 17 June – 10am – 4.30pm £20 The sixth anniversary of the Digital Storytelling Festival promises to inspire, encourage and show the exciting possibilities of digital storytelling.  Whether you work in education, the community or as an artist, this is your opportunity to share experiences, explore new creative […]






Culture Shock – Award Winner

Culture Shock has won the Renaissance North East Museum Award in the Journal Culture Awards. Congratulations to all involved











DS 6 – the date is set

Esko Reinikainen posted this on the DS Cymru website. Put it in your diary now and plan to join us at the only Digital Storytelling Festival in the UK. I am happy to announce that the DS6 International Digital Storytelling Festival will take place on: Friday 17th June, 2011 at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales We are […]






Past Caring

Not a reference to a bout of indifference but the title of a workshop project with folk.us in Devon where people who are carers tell their story, usually after the person they have cared for has died.