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26 goes on an adventure to the Oxford Story Museum Like the letters that once travelled through the giant doors in its former life as the Post Office, writers swept into Oxford’s Story Museum from far and…

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News from 26

Tweet, tweet Here are some highlights from @26characters on Twitter this month… Our very own #26characters @TheStoryMuseum has attracted over 2,000 tweets. Writers Mallorie Blackman (dressed as The Wicked Witch of the West) and Francesca Simon (as…

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26 Characters

Our latest project, 26 Characters, is now underway. Laura Hunter tells us how the power of stories helped to drive it from start to finish, and everywhere in between.   In the heart of Oxford lies a…

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Here’s the place where you find out all the news from 26 from new projects in Canada and Oxford and a chance to spend a day as a hostage.   Survey, so good We’d like to say…

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26 Characters in Oxford

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By Faye Sharpe So how do you decide? Exactly. How do you pair 26 authors of children’s literature, many of whom are laureates, dressed up as their favourite storybook character, with 26 writers from 26? How do…

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The Story Works

Our project with D&AD, The Story Works, has started in style. Fiona Thompson bravely led the way with her affection for the audio driven narratives of director Jacques Tati and his 1958 film Mon Oncle. (If you’re…

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The story works

Our storytelling project with D&AD is under way, with the first piece to be published in January. It has been a very popular project among 26ers. Here’s a word from John Simmons on how he turned 12…

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Latest 26 images

Disused pub in Hoxton by Andy York
Photo by Lucy Beevor
Image by Tony Linkson
Found on the island of Giglio, Italy by Chris Bird.
26 Screenshot by Lara Muth
I live at number 26, and this is my bin!  Rebecca Thomas
Captured in Venice by Elen Lewis
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Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Spotted by Marin Lee at the Serpentine in Hyde Park
Spotted in Copenhagen by Helen MacKinven.
Spotted on the airfield of Tivat airport in Montenegro by Martin Lee
I took this picture in a fabulous vegan and raw food restaurant in Turin - Ezri Carlebach
Spotted in Capri by Laura Hunter
Woods near Jouqueviel, Midi-Pyrenees, 10 minutes after I had told my walking group about 26. They gave me a funny look. By David Mathews
Image by Ed Pritchard
Image by Lydia Thornley in Krakow
Spotted in Belfast by Jonathan Holt
From Christmas travels in Krakow by Lydia Thornley
Night time lamp from Christmas travels in Krakow by  Lydia Thornley
Daytime lamp from Christmas travels in Krakow by  Lydia Thornley