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USEFUL LINKS

Have a look at the people across the UK who have been sharing their stories on television, on radio and on the websites below. 

 

ONLINE

 

Your Place & Mine

BBC Radio Ulster programme, which reflects the mosaic of life in Northern Ireland.  A large proportion of the stories featured on its interactive website are contributed by members of the public, do not relate to items on the programme and can be published at any time.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/yourplaceandmine/

 

Capture Wales  -  BBC Wales digital storytelling project

http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/capturewales/

 

Video Nation  -  BBC Wales project capturing your views and experiences on camera and online
http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/audiovideo/sites/galleries/pages/videonation.shtml

 

Island Blogging

Scottish islanders write their own blogs, which involves telling stories, sharing photos and reporting news.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/islandblogging/

 

Your news, your pictures

If an event is unfolding before your eyes and you capture it on a camera or mobile phone, either as a photograph or video, then you could send it to BBC News.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/talking_point/2780295.stm

 

Get Writing 

BBC NI website that showcases local writers poetry or short stories. Runs competition offering entrants the chance to get their short story broadcast.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/ learning/getwritingni/

Storyteller - Study Ireland 

There have always been storytellers... 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/ schools/11_16/storyteller/index.shtml

Poetry - Study Ireland 

Study Ireland features a wide range of contemporary poetic voices that explore five themes to give students a clear idea of how and why poems are written.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ northernireland/schools/11_16/poetry/index.shtml

 

TELEVISION

    

Super 8 Stories

BBC Northern Ireland’s popular television series featuring home movie footage all shot by local people, which forms a 'people's archive' of life in Northern Ireland across the decades.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/super8stories/

 

RADIO

 

Days Like This 

BBC Radio Ulster programme, which allows individuals to share a day that mattered to them the most or an experience which moved and affected them.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/dayslikethis/ 
 

My Story

Non-fiction stories written by members of the public, which were broadcast on BBC Radio Ulster.  A selection of the stories was published in a book.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/mystory/

    

TRAINING:

 

BBC Northern Ireland Community Bus 

Find out about workshops in the community ran across Northern Ireland.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/communitybus/community/index.shtml

 

CSV (Community Service Volunteers)

This organisation is the UK's largest volunteering and training charity. It aims to involve young people aged 16-35 in voluntary service in the UK, to enrich the lives of volunteers and those they help and to generate social change.

http://www.csv.org.uk

 

 

RELATED SITES:


UK & Ireland

BBC World Service - How to Write
BBC Radio - Telling Lives
BBC New Talent - Writing

BBC Blast - Writing
Poetry Ireland 
4Talent Northern Ireland
Centre for English Cultural Tradition and language
Festival at the Edge, Shropshire, (England)
Scottish Storytelling Centre
Centre for Digital Storytelling 
Society for Storytelling 
Beyond the Border St. Donats (Wales)

Digital Storytelling

Photobus

North America

Post Secret
USA National Storytelling Network
Storytellers of Canada

Europe
Tales of Graz (Austria)
European Wonder Tale Society
La Maison du Conte (France)
Information on German Storytelling

Other
Australian Centre for the Moving Image
National Literacy Trust
National Association of Writers in Education
Story Arts
The Oral History Society
MyGroupNI  
 
BBC RAW 
Community NI 
North West Lifelong Learning Association (NWLLA)
Teac Mallon - Slieve Guillion Creative Arts Centre

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