Barrie joins the Armed Forces

Armed Forces Community Presents colourThe City of York is celebrating the 800th of it’s charter awarded in 1212 by King John. As part of the celebrations the City of York Council mounted a storytelling project to gather 800 stories from the people of the city.
Barrie was commissioned to run a digital storytelling project with the Armed Forces in York. The stories they created became part of the Illuminating York festival in October. They were displayed on a large screen in one of the city’s main squares as well as being available on a York Stories 2012 website.
He is now putting together a longer film about the main events of ‘Charter Year – York 800’ using the still pictures taken by the marketing team and a 20 minute narrative. It’ll also be shown on a large screen at the end of the year.

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