We believe that every child has the right to experience the magic of stories and explore the world of the imagination. Save Our Stories works with children, young people, their families and teachers, encouraging them to experiment with their writing and creativity, helping them acquire the literacy skills they need to take them on their own magical storytelling journeys.
We’ve been feeling sooooo festive at S.O.S HQ this week! We got out our glitter and glue and decorated the S.O.S tree for the Winter Gardens Trust Christmas Tree Festival. Take a peek and see what you think. Friendly space creatures (designed by our fantastic StorySavers from local schools) really wanted to help us celebrate… Read more »
Zanzibar Zoe was a nasty old pirate when Save Our Stories first encountered her. She was a dedicated destroyer of stories, and quite a dab hand with a cutlass. In a strange twist of fate Zoe’s life was saved by stories and she now repays her debt by boarding the S.O.S RescueShip and helping us… Read more »
Our RescueShip spent the Summer Term travelling to local schools and libraries on the Fylde Coast. Inspired by our Robot Aliens story we challenged children to create some friendly space creatures. Aren’t they amazing! We especially love how many are referencing books and stories. A huge well done you to Baines Endowed VC Primary School,… Read more »
We had intergalactic adventures galore at Wordpool Festival‘s Family Day on Saturday. We performed our exciting new touring show Robot Aliens Stole My iPig. Dr New and the Binaries travelled to Earth in our plucky S.O.S RescueShip. They were on the hunt for Dr New’s missing iPig, a supersonic story storage device. The iPig holds all… Read more »
The S.O.S RescueShip was on the hunt for story stealing aliens in Wigan Town Centre. Aided by the mysterious Dr New and her trusty Robot helpers. Wigan Arts Festival Our intergalactic high-jinks came to Wigan as part of Wigan Arts Festival pre-festival celebrations. Wigan Arts Festival is a fantastic two week programme of live events. including dance, poetry,… Read more »
We had a blast celebrating World Book Day with Blackpool Libraries! CJ Griffiths Photography came along to Moor Park and Layton Library to document our day. We absolutely adore these photos of St Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School and Layton Primary School enjoying stories with StoryCrew mate Louise. They had a great time aboard the S.O.S RescueShip
This year we celebrated World Book Day in style, doing lots of booky things with four Blackpool Libraries and local school children. The RescueShip was joined by our storytelling Crew Member, Louise. Louise’s storytelling session was based on Nick Walker’s original Save Our Stories book. She explored all the different ways stories could be saved… Read more »
Our RescueShip and crew had a great day at Palatine Library with children from Marton, Waterloo, and St Cuthbert’s Primary Schools. We enjoyed saving a special Christmas story with storyteller Dan Worsley, and created fabulous gingerbread characters.