Have a look at the people across the UK who have been sharing their stories on television, on radio and on the websites below.
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.
Capture Wales -
BBC Wales digital storytelling project
Video Nation -
BBC Wales project capturing your views and experiences on camera and online
Scottish islanders write their own blogs, which involves telling stories,
sharing photos and reporting news.
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.
BBC NI website that showcases local writers poetry or short stories. Runs competition offering entrants the chance to get their short story broadcast.
Storyteller - Study Ireland
There have always been storytellers...
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.
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.
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.
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.
BBC Northern Ireland Community Bus
Find out about workshops in the community ran across Northern Ireland.
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.
UK & Ireland
BBC World Service - How to Write
BBC Radio - Telling Lives
BBC New Talent - Writing
BBC Blast - Writing
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)
USA National Storytelling Network
Storytellers of Canada
Tales of Graz (Austria)
European Wonder Tale Society
La Maison du Conte (France)
Information on German Storytelling
Australian Centre for the Moving Image
National Literacy Trust
National Association of Writers in Education
The Oral History Society
North West Lifelong Learning Association (NWLLA)
Teac Mallon - Slieve Guillion Creative Arts Centre