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The Thingema and The Memory Mix

In October Jane and I worked with the National Museum of Scotland at their central Edinburgh site to explore a series of extensions to the Tales of Things project. As well as a series of story capture workshops that gathered … Continue reading

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BBC Reel History at the National Museum of Scotland

Join Tales of Things at the Museum to celebrate Scotland’s history through archive films as part of a new series on BBC2 – Reel History of Britain . Some of you may remember that in April we tagged the Museum’s, … Continue reading

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Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival

Tales of Things will be taking part in this year’s Scottish mental Health Arts and Film Festival. This will relate to our work with the National Museum of Scotland which we launched in April this year. At the Museum we … Continue reading

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Object Storytelling Workshop

    Tales of a Changing Nation at the National Museum of Scotland “We used to have a car like that…I remember the first TV we ever had…” If you have ever wandered round the galleries and spotted something from … Continue reading

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Tales of Things at the Museum

We are delighted to announce a collaboration with the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. The project will launch on the 9th of April 2011 as part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival. As part of the Science Festival celebrations, … Continue reading

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Tales of War Time Things tonight!

Tonight sees the screening of tales from Hillingdon residents relating to their experiences of World War II, the films and objects will be on display on the 20th October at 7.30pm Uxbridge Library. Tales include one residents escape from Prisoner of War … Continue reading

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BME Launch Success

The BME Tales of Things Exhibition launch on 1st October was a huge success! About 100 visitors enjoyed music, dance and storytelling from Global Fusion Music and Arts, the Indian Cultural Society, Greenwich Council for Racial Equality, the Greenwich Ajoda … Continue reading

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TOTeM and Oxfam

RememberMe, the project we did back in May in an Oxfam Shop in Manchester is still getting press, proving that there definitely is potential for charity shops to integrate this system into their stores. If attaching memories to our old … Continue reading

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Create your own groups

tales of things now has the ability to allow users to create their own “groups” on the website. This will make it easier for you to search and connect to specific interest groups, so start your own group today!

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Tales of the City

Shoreditch High Street has now been tagged with QR codes as part of the London Festival of Architecture. Be sure to make your way down to develop a personal history tour of the street. We are looking for stories about … Continue reading

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