Interactive performances by Openstorytellers - follow the plot to kidnap an heiress with learning disabilities in 18thC Bristol


Brigstow Institute Showcase, The Station, Silver Street Bristol Free to all, 10am - 6pm

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Stories start with you and me ...

"We all have stories, don't we"



Brian Marshall

Trustee & Campaigner,


I work as a storyteller, trainer and researcher in disability education, health and social care and the arts, specializing in narrative and story, communication, oracy in the curriculum and disability issues. I believe passionately in the value of the lives of all individuals, linked to each other through our shared stories.

About Dr. Nicola Grove

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Nicola storytelling at the Openstorytellers Bardic Chair Storytelling Competition 2015

30 November - 2 December The art of conversation: finding new ways to talk with Siska.


20th October Presentation – Brave, Poor (and Invisible):

Gatekeepers of Past and Future Cities

This symposium that brings together two major national disability projects, Disability and Community: Dis/engagement, Dis/enfranchisement, Dis/parity and Dissent (the D4D project) and History of Place. This event will expose and explore the often absent voices of disabled people in our collective history as well as our future planning and is part of the Internationally renowned Festival of the Future City. We will also have a series of guest speakers taking part. https://www.futurecityfestival.co.uk/events/brave-poor-and-invisible-gatekeepers-of-past-and-future-cities/                                                                                M Shed, Bristol

24th October The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Fanny Fust 

Conference presentation, The Art of Belonging, 3rd International Disability Conference, Amsterdam

Fanny Fust

Fully Booked