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International School of Storytelling

National Network: 
United Kingdom
1 Forest House
Forest Row
East Sussex
RH18 5BE
United Kingdom
+44 (0)7738973125 (Deborah Barker)
Mobile Phone (other): 
+44 (0)7726869015 (Roi Gal-Or)
Organisation Type: 
Public/Private Non-Profit Foundation
Year of Establishment: 
General Information: 

We have 4 co-directors with many teaching partners from around the world. The school is running courses worldwide and is currently in the process of becoming a charitable company collaborating with the gate to humanity centre in Israel to create annual peace festivals.

Mission and Objectives: 

Educating, healing and creating bridges through teaching the art and craft of storytelling

Promoting the Art of storytelling.

Main Projects / Activities: 

Healing words - A storytelling initiative for peace in Israel/Palestine

In a part of the world that has been scarred by stories of hatred for so many years, The Healing Words initiative used story as a medium to dissolve borders and conflict between Arabs and Jews, to foster listening and to create friendships, building together new stories of hope, healing and peace. Since 2007 over 3000 participants from all the communities in the region took part and found a deeply moving and transformational experience.

Contact (1) Full Name: 
Deborah Barker
Job Title: 
Head of the organisation: 
Deborah Barker
Contact (2) Full Name: 
Roi Gal-Or
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