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Growing Stories in our communities

October 18, 2018

Scotland’s Local Storytelling Campaign kicks-off on 17 September and runs to 30 November. 

The theme this year is ‘Growing Stories’, highlighting how stories can help individuals and communities’ grow together and play a vital part in preserving heritage and cultures for new generations and for connecting us with the world.

Schools and communities can take part by hosting a storytelling event around the theme #GrowingStories Get your storytelling toolkit and find out how to take part here: http://bit.ly/SISFGrowingStories.

As part of the campaign,  community groups can hold storytelling events and help celebrate this theme.  The website contains.

  • A downloadable toolkit with ideas on how to take part, tips on how to host events and info on how to book a storyteller, rates and subsidies
  • Resources for storytelling and how to become a story collector and archivist
  • A Social Media and PR pack with infographics, text and press templates to promote events
  • Tips and info on how to connect storytellers with schools and communities in local areas
  • Support with a #GrowingStories social media campaign that will run throughout the main festival  - with a focus/showcase day on Wednesday 7 November

See more at https://www.sisf.org.uk/sisf-local-campaign/

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