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Over the last few years the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures has run a series of participatory arts projects to support marginalised communities to advocate for change in their lives. This story gives a flavour of some of the projects we've been involved with and where we are going with...


We went into the safe parks with a very specific goal: To educate the youths about xenophobia and to get them to engage with with this issue in their own communities. However what we found was that, yes, the youths were aware of xenophobia, but they felt that it didn't impact their lives in any sign...


This is about a story about about and a girl this falls in love with this boy but she doesn't know why this happens to him all the time you will just have to read to find out why


On Boxing Day 2015, between Storm Eva and Storm Frank, the rivers and waterways around my home in Bailiff Bridge started to creep upwards…


We are part of Bute Youth Forum and we have wrote a story about 2 sisters and their adventures through time.


Were Bute youth forum our story today is about some Some pirates that attacked a random cargo ship for no particular reason, (apart from all the real reasons)


We are part of Bute Youth Forum and our story is about the first telephone on Bute!-R, B and K.


This story is about a boy who has a blue bedroom. Everytime the boy goes away, something happens in the room. Will the boy find out what's happening?


Our school caretaker used to work in a coal mine. As part of our history topic, looking at the history of Ossett, he came into our class to tell us about his life working in the mine. From this, we wrote a descriptive story detailing what we thought it would be like to be a miner.


Over 200 years ago, Ossett was covered in fields and farmland, but one day out of the blue, mills were created to make shoddy....


Every year on the 17th of April (Easter Monday), thousands of people crowd the streets of Gawthorpe to see the annual and historical Coal Race.


Weaving Ossett's History is a project led by Ossett Community Archive to collect and share yarns about the locality of Ossett and Gawthorpe, West Yorkshire. As part of Ossett Gala 2017, we invited locals and visitors to come and share their stories about the history of Ossett and add them to the map...


Leeds Chinese Community School is 51 years old this year and, to celebrate this year’s graduation ceremony, we're inviting pupils and parents to help us to create an online history of the School and help to share the fantastic work that goes on here with the wider community.


This is a workshop with staff and students at the Universidad Catolica de Chile. We are exploring a range of approaches and technologies that are going to used to capture environments and experiences associated with the threat of seismic events in Santiago.


For York pupils learning German what could be more exciting than a trip to Münster to be become immersed in the language and culture of the city? Janet Robinson describes such a trip taken in 1960, only three years after our cities had been twinned.


This is a short account as to how John Bishop, the renown stand up comedian, came to do a "two show" night at Ossett Town Hall. It is written by Howard Lawton who was instrumental in making it all happen.


Rotary Clubs, like cities, often form twinning relationships across national boundaries, and for similar reasons...to promote understanding through fellowship and cultural exchange. Rotary York Ainsty is twinned with the Rotary Club of Münster St Mauritz. This is the story of how the friendship bet...


Samantha is home alone when she is hearing noises. All of a sudden she turns around and sees a black shadow. What is it she wonders.


This is no ordinary story of every day life nor is it happy thoughts it is a horror and mystery that only Ann can tell..


Sophie is babysitting her friend's siblings when she gets an unexpected phone call


Lu lu loves you......


I've been scouring Leeds Libraries' collection of historical theatre playbills for mention of Chinese performers and culture. So far, I've concentrated on the 19th and early 20th century - from the stage's earliest melodramas, through the knockabout era of Victorian music hall, into the heyday of lo...


The film workshops that we ran during the first 6 weeks identified a wide range of issues that the youths face in their communities. During this process they also formed Youth Committees, with two Youth Leaders per Safe Park. The election of the Youth Leaders was done through a voting system, whereb...


A 8 year old girl named Mia was going home from the bus. When she goes into the house, she did not see her parents or pets. She only finds a little boy, but she does not know if she can trust him...