Settle Stories Blog

The NCO are coming to town

 Musicians from the acclaimed Northern Chamber Orchestra are coming to Settle for the 2013 Storytelling Festival to deliver a delightful and lively musical interpretation of Stanley's Stick, a story written by the poet, John Hegley.

Join Our Book Sculpture Trail

  The work of Justin Rowe, book sculptor and book artist, will be on display around the town of Settle during the Settle Storytelling Festival, 10-13th October.   Justin's sculptures - carved from the pages of books - are extraordinary and exquisite (see images above and below).  

Make your own handmade paper book

Why not create and stitch a handmade paper book?

Tell Us a Whopper Stopper Story

Tell us a story up to ten minutes in timed length, and win a £50 Amazon voucher! Settle Stories, as part of their annual storytelling festival, 10-13 October 2013, invite you to tell and record a story – on any subject.

Family Stories

Do have a look at our latest Squidoo lens: 'Family Stories'.  It is about using family


Settle Stories is delighted to be working in close collaboration with Kirsten and Richard Seedhouse of  'ForKidsbyKids', who will be publishing the stories in our 2013 Festival  'Stories on a Postcard' competition in one of their books. Richard told us about the company.

Squidoo and Settle Stories

Have you seen our new 'Squidoo' websites on storytelling?  There are four now: Introduction to Storytelling Masterclass (1): Mara Menzies Masterclass (2) Usifu Jalloh (The Cowfoot Prince) A Tale of Two Storytellers (Sue Allonby and Dave Tonge) You can visit 'Introduction to Storytelling' at 


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