Settle Stories

Settle Stories

Charity information

Settle Stories

We use inventive approaches to storytelling to empower people in a rural context helping them to make sense of the world

Founded 2010

  • Mission statement

    Settle Stories seeks to lift the spirits, engage the mind and stimulate the imagination through storytelling.
    1. To promote and encourage excellence in traditional and modern forms of storytelling
    a. Run an excellent storytelling festival annually
    b. Commissioning new work
    c. Programming experimental work

    2. To nurture a storytelling community of tellers, audiences and enthusiasts
    a. Storytelling club
    b. Development of podcasts and handouts on storytelling
    c. Build skills through running workshops, residencies, seminars and conferences

    3. Raise the profile of storytelling
    a. National storytelling competition
    b. Media awareness
    c. Campaigning and lobbying

    4. To collect and document stories and storytelling techniques
    a. Documentation and collection of stories
    b. Develop storytelling resources

    5. To build a sustainable organisation
    a. Diversify income
    b. Develop local and regional partnerships

  • Overview

    Established: March 2010

    Registered Charity Number: 1141649

    Phone number: 01729822292

    Address: Town Hall Market Place BD24 9EJ

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website