Many of us will remember with great fondness our parents reading magical tales of faraway lands to us as children. Houses could be made of gingerbread, rabbit holes would lead to great adventures and trolls lived under bridges.
We all know family life is hectic. Wouldn't it be nice to spend a day out together? One that doesn't cost an arm and a leg. Settle Stories and the Ribble Rivers Trust are joining forces to give you just that.
Step into The Listening Gallery in Settle where audio exhibition The Sympathetic Ear awaits your troubles.
The Listening Gallery is the worlds first audio gallery in a phone box that Settle Stories adopted and then restored in 2018. The gallery is now open 24-7, 365 days a year for all.
Let us cast our minds back to imagine we are in the midst of the First World War. Fighting is worldwide on the Western Front, in East Africa, Mesopotamia and Gallipoli (now modern-day Syria and Iraq). Of the 75 million men who are fighting in the war, over 1.5million of these were from Indian Army. More than 74,000 sacrificed their lives.
Are we saying ‘goodnight’ to bedtime stories?
Bedtime stories, are proven to boost academic achievement so not only are they a fun and bonding way to say goodnight to one another, they also aid a child’s development. It is a real shame then that this pass time a dwindling practice in many households.
Hi, I’m Margaret a trustee at Settle Stories. I am almost 80 years old. With this in mind, I wanted to talk to you about how easy it is for older people to feel they have become invisible. Why you ask? I’d say quite simply it’s just because we have white hair, are inevitably slowing down and the world is moving on, ever faster.