Shoebox Stories

A collection of digital stories about keepsakes made by visitors to the BBC Wales Open Centres - plus Schools Shoebox Stories made by young storytellers.

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Tom Belton


By: Tom Belton, July 2004

"It's not a piano, but it keeps me happy."

hand painted celebratory bowl


By: Oliver Morys, July 2006

"I met Sam, we fell madly in love." Oliver talks about his young family.

Allan Jeffreys

A Dog's Life

By: Allan Jeffreys, July 2005

"'This dog must go!' she strictly said." Allan tells his side of the story.

Our Jess

Our Jess

By: Ailsa Richardson, July 2006

"I would beg her to tell my fortune with the playing cards."

house painted on driftwood

My Life as a Winklepicker

By: Gill Ogden, July 2006

"We ate crabs, borrowed potatoes, and winkles." A shoebox story by Gill Ogden made in Aberystwyth.

How Charming?

How Charming?

By: Claire Duthie, July 2006

"Overflowing with curious objects, desparate each to tell a story of their own."

Aled Lewis Evans


By: Aled Lewis Evans, July 2005

"I had come to Venice for repairing myself."

Angela Sinclair-Jones

My Generations

By: Angela Sinclair Jones, July 2005

"The outbreak of WW II meant that nobody was buying Japanese goods."

Ben Trow

The Band

By: Ben Trow, July 2005

"It's brilliant that they took me in and had a little faith."

Steffan Jones Hughes

Full Circle

By: Steffan Jones Hughes, July 2005

"The fragments have fallen into place."

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About Shoebox Stories

Using the latest in new media technology contributors create their very own one-minute film which reveals the stories behind their treasured objects. They can be moving, funny, charming and even surreal, but each Shoebox Story is as unique as the storyteller who made it.

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