Photo cropped from an image by Sebastiaan ter Burg
Event theme: ‘Voices of Heritage’ – The importance of place-making stories in regeneration (focused on the White Rock area in Hastings).
Story development: Creating, rehearsing and presenting new stories.
Networking and engagement: Direct engagement between academic and storytelling delegates.
Support and development: Focused, expert support to develop and tell stories around the ‘Heart of Hastings’ narrative.
Academic papers: Current research, development and challenges in storytelling.
Talks and presentations: Seminars/ presentations from academics and storytellers.
Intensive CPD (for eight storytellers):
- Develop stories and perform them to perambulating local audiences
- Stories will be recorded and lodged with local libraries, museums, online and in print
- Get feedback from other participants
Storyteller accreditation: What would a workable accreditation programme look like?