Ishbel, Sadie, Bethany and Stephen have been on a four week podcasting course at the library:
Last night we launched their finished podcast at a celebration event with friends, family, local councillors and literary types. There was a harp player and canopes and we all enjoyed listening to a preview of their brilliant podcast.
UPDATE: See photos of the event from Literary Paparazzi Chis Scott here.
Their podcast includes:
Listen to the podcast on Soundcloud here
Their workshops included a tour of the sonic lodge recording studio over the road:
I enjoyed running the workshops with the teenagers and was so impressed with their initial applications and then with how well they worked as a team.
Author Keith Gray said they were better interviewers than journalists! Here’s a picture of all of us with Keith Gray:
And with author Roy Gill:
We’d love to hear what you think of the podcast and we’d be happy for your to embed it into your blog or website – please just link back to the Leith Library blog when you do and let us know so we can share it via our twitter and facebook.