March 2012
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StoryWorks Begin Recording in Foxhill

NEWS : March 7, 2012

By Funda Willetts I met with local Councillors Cherry Beath and Roger Symonds on 8 February. They were extremely positive about the contact being made with the local Foxhill community and are looking forward to hearing the stories we collect. They have already referred to the usefulness of the work in meetings with other Councillors […]

Black Country Stories – oral histories update

NEWS : March 1, 2012

By Julia Letts 1st March, 2012 For the last six months, I have been recording memories and experiences of people who live and work in the Black Country. Many of them were photographed by Martin Parr for Black Country Stories, but my interviews don’t just cover what they are doing in the photographs. We often […]

Black Country Stories – oral histories: volunteers


By Julia Letts Over the last few months the Black Country Stories team has been working with a group of volunteers who’ve been trained to undertake some oral history recordings. Most of the group had never done anything like this before but have enjoyed the challenge and have been surprised at how much they’ve learnt. […]