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Some of you might be wondering how the Somerstown Stories project really got started…and why? Sharon, the project leader was recently interviewed by Steve Glennon from Angel Radio, and she explained some of the background to how the story began… Angel Radio interview Jan 2012 (mp3)

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The first drop-in exhibition/workshop event took place on Tuesday last week at the Omega Centre. We didn’t have high numbers, but those who did come along  had some interesting stories to tell about their own experiences of Somerstown. Sharon was able to interview someone during the event, and have arranged interviews with others to document their […]

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You could be forgiven for thinking that there’s nothing much happening with Somerstown Stories after the flurry of activity at Somers Park School last half-term…but appearances can be deceiving! The children at Somers Park had a really enjoyable time learning about the area where they live and discovering what it was like in the past […]

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The plot thickens as Carrie, Edward and Ben discover a hidden box and overhear a conversation about maps and plans! Read more about what happened next in Chapter 2 here: Chapter 2 – The Mysterious Map  

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The first chapter of the Somerstown Detectives story is here! The story has been specially written for the project and is being developed with the children. Sharon is coming in once a fortnight to tell the next part of the story, and inviting the children to suggest what they think will happen next? Those ideas […]

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The Somerstown Stories project was launched in school with the help of Sharon Court, an experienced storyteller, who came in to tell the first part of the ‘Somerstown Detectives’ story. The story centres around three children; Carrie, Edward and Ben and the adventures they get into when their father’s watch is stolen. Although the characters and […]

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