Emma and Georgina worked with Michelle to tell her story through the medium of a family album, a story which speaks of “family, positivity, breaking free and hope”.
|Storying the Manor|
Isla Badenoch worked with the Archaeology Department at the University of Sheffield and produced these books on the Manor Castle and Estate in Sheffield. Part one Part two
A city is comprised of complex fabrics woven from its physical spaces and the lives of the people who inhabit them. To understand a city, one needs to study both the stories of these lives, and the spaces in which they unfold.
Storying Sheffield is about narrative, community, arts/wellbeing, mental health & place. Read more here.
Sheffield Film Studies & Sheffield Studies Film: City, Image, Memory Drawing on a range of interdisciplinary approaches to issues of space, landscape, and the city, Sheffield Film Studies and Sheffield Studies Film is a project which works … Continue reading
An important part of the University of Sheffield’s mission and strategy is rooted in its founding principles, in which civic responsibility and engagement were and are a central component. The Storying Sheffield course and wider project is contributing to … Continue reading
Much of Storying Sheffield’s activities include partnership working with groups and institutions. These include local authorities, museums and galleries, NHS Trusts, social enterprises, community centres, local artists and businesses, and arts festivals. Some examples of our partnership work … Continue reading
Picture copyright The Sheffield Star The Story Balloons is the name of a a group of creative writers with learning disabilities at the Sheffield Mencap centre. The Story Balloons have written a collection of short stories that have now … Continue reading
The next meeting of the Sheffield Arts and Wellbeing Network will take place at 6:30pm on Tuesday November 19th. The venue is St Matthews on Carver Street in central Sheffield. Entry is free, and all are welcome to attend. … Continue reading
Vicky Grant, who leads the Storying Sheffield Knowing as Healing project was featured in the Daily Mail on October 30th, talking about her research into IBS. Click here to read the full feature, and here to read more about … Continue reading
Thanks to Janet for sending this information about the Cheap Thrills! Festival 2013. Cheap Thrills! Zero Budget Film Festival Sheffield – Burngreave Cemetery Chapel, Melrose Road, S3 9DN Saturday 14th September, 7pm for 7.30pm start. FREE ENTRY. … Continue reading
The RE:Cycle Ride will raise funds to help support the work of Recovery Enterprises. Recovery Enterprises is a charitable social enterprise based in Sheffield which was established as the result of an innovative idea from an inspiring group of … Continue reading
The next meeting of the Sheffield Arts and Wellbeing Network will be on Monday 16th September at 6.30pm at Haggler’s Corner, 586 Queen’s Road S2 4DU (http://hagglerscorner.co.uk/). The theme will be the role of the arts in managing chronic pain … Continue reading
Never Too Late: Adult Education Day Thursday, July 25, 2013 10:30am until 4:00pm SUFC, Bramall Lane Facebook Event Page Have you ever thought about returning to education? Do you fancy a change of career? Think … Continue reading
Health and Social Change conference: Manchester, 4-5 July 2013 Brendan Stone of Storying Sheffield will be a keynote speaker at this year’s RIHSC Annual Conference. He will be speaking on the theme of ‘Narrative and distress: practice and potential’. … Continue reading
The 4th annual Storying Sheffield exhibition will take place on Thursday June 13th 2013 from 10am to 6pm in the Jessop West Exhibition Space at the University of Sheffield. Admission is free, and everyone is welcome to … Continue reading
Steel Stories is a current project in which three photographers and film-makers are producing visual narratives of the steel industry in Sheffield. They are accompanied on their shoots by students from the School of English who are writing reflections on … Continue reading
Steel Stories is a current project in which three Sheffield-based photographers and film-makers are producing visual narratives of the steel industry in Sheffield. They are accompanied on their shoots by undergraduate students from the School of English who are writing … Continue reading
Steel Stories is a current project in which three Sheffield-based photographers and film-makers are producing visual narratives of the steel industry in Sheffield. In this blog post, Andy Brown describes the beginnings of his work for the project. … Continue reading
The University of Sheffield’s Storying Sheffield Knowing as Healing team are working with Cassie Limb, an artist from Kelham Island Arts Collaborative, to put together an exhibition for the IBS Network’s annual Wellbeing Day. We have created a … Continue reading
This is the third blog post by a group of University staff on the Sheffield Leader 3 programme who are researching what the University of Sheffield might learn from Sheffield people who feel disconnected or remote from it. Their first … Continue reading
The Literacy Exchange and Achievement Programme (LEAP) is an exciting and pioneering collaborative project that sees The University of Sheffield, Sheffield City Council and secondary schools across the city working together to help support the development of literacy skills … Continue reading
Thanks to Christina Priestley for writing this guest post about the work of MESH. Mental Sheffield (MESH) is a voluntary run self-help group for adults who have experienced mental health problems, in the past or present. MESH was … Continue reading
This is the second blog post by a group of University staff on the Sheffield Leader 3 programme who are researching what the University of Sheffield might learn from Sheffield people who feel disconnected or remote from it. To read … Continue reading
For the Sheffield Alumni magazine, Brendan Stone, Director of the Storying Sheffield project, interviewed Hilary Mantel CBE: double winer of the Man Booker Prize twice and a University of Sheffield alumna. Hilary, please could you reflect on your … Continue reading
|The bewilderment of a ‘curious’ Iranian student|
Many thanks to Shirin for sharing this story. Daddy-English-Literature ‘Who are YOU?’ said the Caterpillar. This was not an encouraging opening for a conversation. Alice replied, rather shyly, ‘I—I hardly know, sir, just at present—at … Continue reading
|Transport and Tablets|
We are very pleased to be able to present Alan’s account of his life (click on the pages to enlarge).
St Andrews United Reform Church in Broomhall, Sheffield, run a weekly breakfast open to everyone. Alex and Kay made this film about it. Read more about the Broomhall Breakfast here.
|John & John K.|
Chris and Gabby worked with John K. to make a film about his life as a plasterer.