DRIVE – Digital Reading for Inclusivity, Versatility and Engagement

Once again we are so happy to be collaborating with Professor Bronwen Thomas, Head of the Narrative, Culture and Community Research Centre at Bournemouth University on DRIVE, an exciting new network project in partnership with The Catholic University of Eastern Africa and Chuka University in Kenya, and Worldreader. DRIVE is one of 24 new networks […]

Jukebox Stories

Jukebox Stories was part of Meet Me at Lewisham Homes, which ran from November 2018 – April 2019. DigiTales teamed up with Sara Clifford (Inroads Productions) and Rosaria Garcia to run creative workshops at Merrydown, a sheltered housing scheme in Lewisham, bringing together dance, creative writing and video-making with a focus on stories about music […]

Reading on Screen

Reading on Screen (RoS) was a collaboration between the universities of Bournemouth and Brighton funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.  It was designed to share the findings with the public, of two previous projects at Bournemouth University, funded by the AHRC: Researching Readers Online and Digital Reading Network. DigiTales led Digital Storytelling workshops in Bournemouth, Brighton […]

Histórias de migração – Stories of migration

DigiTales collaborated with Dr. Elena Vaccelli at the University of Greenwich on a pilot project working with the Portuguese speaking community in Stockwell, South London. There are roughly 35,000 Portuguese speaking migrants in Stockwell, spanning across different generations of migration and across different continents, including Europe, Africa, South America and Asia. The pilot project used […]

UnTold Stories

Untold Stories is a Civic Engagement project, supported by the University of East London’s (UEL) Civic Engagement Fund and the Salvation Army Housing Association (SAHA).  Digitales is working with 7 students from UEL to train them in Digital Storytelling facilitation, which they will then go on to apply as they facilitate a Digital Storytelling workshop […]

Hidden Voices: Digital Storytelling with Prisoners’ Families

DigiTales collaborated with Zap Art, Sussex Prisoners’ Families and the University of Brighton on the Hidden Voices project, creating digital stories with families of prisoners in Brighton in February 2017. Hidden Voices was a programme of expressive arts workshops in youth clubs and community centres across East and West Sussex, to raise awareness of the […]

StoryA| STORY Abroad

Validating and Connecting Experiences of Working and Studying Abroad Through Digital Storytelling StoryA – A Transnational European project funded by ErasmusPlus.  The UK Component is led by the University of Brighton. Partners: MeltingPro (Italy – lead partner); Storycenter (USA), Media Shots (Portugal), Verein Digital Story Vienna (Austria), Perspectives (Belgium), Museu da Pessoa (Brazil), Kulturskolan Stockholm (Sweden), Cape Peninsula […]

Silver Stories

DigiTales was one of the three UK partners of the Silver Stories partnership (2013-2015)  which was led by the University of Brighton (UoB).  It was funded by the Lifelong Learning ‘Transfer of Innovation’ programme. DigiTales developed the Silver Stories proposal to the EC with the University of Brighton, building  upon our award-winning Extending Creative Practice […]

Salvation Army Housing Association (SAHA)

      DigiTales was commissioned by the Salvation Army Housing Association (SAHA) to train staff to use digital storytelling with their residents, many of whom are young people who have faced challenges and difficulties in their lives. The SAHA approach, through its Open Talent programme, is based on a life coaching model, which emphasises talent spotting […]


FIRM (2010-2012) DigiTales was part of an ESPRC funded consortium called FIRM which included Goldsmiths, the University of Salford, the BBC and Imperial War Museum North. Our work on this academic research project used Digital Storytelling to enable people from local community groups in Salford to use material from the BBC archive to tell a […]