Time for a change






It’s five years since I set up digistories and began holding workshop events to give people skills in digital storytelling. Now I feel it right to trim the sails and concentrate my business on Training Trainers.






Another week in Dorset






I’m working with East Dorset Arts again this week training trainers in Verwood. Excellent facilities at The Verwood Hub make working working there a pleasure. Great people too. So if you live in the East Dorset area look out for opportunities to join a digital storytelling workshop there soon.






The workflow continues






I spent Friday morning in East Dorset explaining to a group of people in Wimborne Minster how digital storytelling works. These sessions do me as much good as the people I’m presenting to. Somehow it re-ignites my vision for the whole process, and as the group start to tell stories of their own I get […]






Voices in unison






The second day of the Culture Shock training trainers workshop in Beamish was successful. Everyone recorded their script and edited it. Images have been scanned and resized. The search is on for old pictures and other photos ready for the next phase of the workshops which starts on Thursday.






Culture Shock






Today is the start of one of the biggest digital storytelling projects in the UK. Culture Shock has a target of collecting 1,000 digital stories in two years gathered from people in the North East of England. The stories will be prompted by objects from museum collections in the region. This is the first training […]






Helping families keep in touch






Helping families keep in touch – nebusiness.co.uk The official launch saw five African families take part in a three-day digital storytelling workshop as part of Changing Perspectives – a project which aims to create a multimedia archive to celebrate the heritage of African and Caribbean families living in the North East. The launch event saw […]






Training Trainers Digital Storytelling Workshop – New dates






I am planning the next workshop for trainers who want to run their own digital storytelling projects It will be held at a retreat and conference centre near Huddersfield in West Yorkshire. It’s beautifully situated in the Yorkshire Pennines and just off the M62 so access is easy. The provisional dates are June 17th – […]