Early Years Residency Hello, my name is Noah. I am a singer and theatre maker. I came to the Village on a four-month artist’s residency, to work with their early-years programme. As a neurodiverse person, I’ve always been interested in communication. What people say isn’t always (or is often not)
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Collaborative Projects: The Tall Ship November 2022 saw me skipping university to spend a week aboard the tall ship Glenlee sharing the story of apprentice Ernest ‘Andy’ Andersen with local Glasgow schoolchildren. I first met Andy a few months prior, upon my successful application to be the storyteller on the
Here at the Village, we've been very lucky to work with some wonderful placement students over the years, who are an amazing support to our small team. We're delighted now to welcome Shuhan, who will be with us at The Village until December. Shuhan will be working partly alongside the
Introduction to Storytelling Course, March 2020 This spring, before the lockdown, we had a short and sweet “Introduction to Storytelling” course as part of the adult training programme at the Village. On the last evening, some people shared a full story for the first time in the course. Wow! I
An Experimental Plan (Feat. Pirates and Underpants) At around 3:40pm, one 8 year old boy said, “I can't read”, and asked me to read his book to him. By 3:55pm he had read a quarter of the book out loud to me, and he was asking if we could put
Guest Blog: Kirsty Cassels This Autumn, I'm very much looking forward to working with Shona Cowie from The Village Storytelling Centre, to run a series of architectural model making workshops for Women's Aid surrounding the topic of SHELTER. We'll be working with a select group of around 10 women from a local
What Happens When You Share Stories With A Young Child? Something clicked for me when I heard it explained like this; We used to think that the brain developed to a certain place at which point we could start to use language. Now we understand that is through language that