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Street Party Project

Pieces written for the 2017 Street Party Project

The Street Party Project

The Street Party Project took as its starting point images of different streets. We then wrote about the people we thought might live there, and then constructed stories about what happened when the residents decided to throw a charity street... Continue Reading →

Street Description

by Paul McLeod Each house has a different colour, each house is painted a different colour. One house is yellow, one house is pink, one house is red, one house is blue, one house is green and one house purple.... Continue Reading →

Geranium Grove

Bekhi Ostrowska, Keith Myers and Ian Jarvis Bekhi The day of the street party is finally here The children of the village let out a cheer Lukai, Bill; Susan and Paul, Daphne in the middle, throwing a ball. The hum... Continue Reading →

Lawnington Village

by Patrick Lawn This street is in a very peaceful, picturesque part of the countryside. The village is just outside Skipton in the Yorkshire Dales. The house is the creamy coloured one near the middle and has four front windows... Continue Reading →

Williams Crescent

Holly Longhorn and Louise Raw Holly It exploded in screaming and panic and explosive language and a little to late headcounts. Accusations from all angles ad everyone forced to account for their actions. Nobody was to blame but everybody was... Continue Reading →

Chivenor Road

Anthony Stansfield and Timothy Wynn-Werninck Anthony At number 1, Mrs Murgatroyd – a retired primary head teacher – now a school inspector for North Devon District Council. She has a disabled husband and two daughters, Polly and Lucy, and three... Continue Reading →

Queen Street

by Gareth Tildesley, Becky McGrory and Philip Gilbert I was knackered. Working four closes in the pub had done me in. I kept getting on at Trev to help out a bit more, but he's a lazy bugger; always chatting... Continue Reading →

Parker Street

by Lynne Parkin and D. M. O'Connor Damian The day of the street party had finally arrived. Poppy Lewis was dressed immaculately, with the assistance of her partner Avril Jones. "You do look rather fetching, Poppy," complimented Avril. "Well, let's... Continue Reading →

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