Settle Stories Blog

The Arts can change lives

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. 

Will Myths & Legends stand the test of time?

Are Myths and Legends becoming just that, or do they still continue to capture children’s imaginations?

Review: I Don't Know What I'm Supposed To Be Doing

I Don't Know What I'm Supposed To Be Doing: Emma Decent SETTLE STORIES: 12.10.18 Reviewed by Gill O'Donnell

Review: Edge of Obedience

EDGE OF OBEDIENCE  SETTLE STORIES: 20/9/18 Reviewed by Gill O'Donnell

The 'great Muslim debate' with a different lens- Q&A with filmmaker/producer Jin Theng Craven

It's always exciting when you meet an artist with an urgent need to share a story.  Jin-Theng-Craven is such an artist.

Autobiographical Stories - Q&A with Emma Decent

Emma Decent is a writer and performer who has over fifteen years of experience writing moving autobiographical pieces about the relationship between parents and children. She has appeared at open mic events all over the country and has been a guest poet at events in Manchester, Preston, Wakefield and beyond.

Review: Soldiers of the Empire


An Unswerving Faith in Dance

In our divided world, some stories need to be told.

Creative Settle

A guide to creative things to do in Settle

The past - shaping our futures

Have you ever thought about why your town or village is the way it is? Here at Settle Stories we believe local history matters. It helps us understand who we are, where we come from and who we want to become as people and communities.


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