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Seeing in Isolation: adapting a socially engaged photography project in lockdown

NEWS : November 10, 2020

“In a very short space of time, blind and partially sighted Sandwell Visually Impaired members overcame the hurdles of working virtually and using technology to do audio recordings, make photographs and share images from their family albums. I am deeply grateful to all of the participants for their time and faith in what I was […]


Covid-19 Resources

NEWS : April 27, 2020

We’ve put together a list of resources for help, advice and support during Covid-19. The focus is on Birmingham and the Black Country but there are some national charities included. This list is only a snapshot as there are lots of resources and support out there and we’ll add to the list as the situation […]


The Women’s Honour Award – Meet the Judges #3

NEWS : July 31, 2018

We’re delighted to introduce our third judge Cllr Syeda Khatun, deputy leader of Sandwell Council and cabinet member for neighbourhoods and communities, who is also on the panel to judge nominations to The Women’s Honour Award. Syeda is the deputy leader of Sandwell Council and cabinet member for neighbourhoods and communities and has been the Councillor […]


The Women’s Honour Award – Meet the Judges #2

NEWS : July 27, 2018

We’re delighted to introduce our second judge Julie McKirdy, a very special Sandwell Librarian, who is also on the panel to judge nominations to The Women’s Honour Award. On 4 September 1978, Julie started working at Thimblemill Library, straight from school, when she was 16 and says it was like the job was made for her. She […]


The Women’s Honour Award – Meet the Judges

NEWS : July 17, 2018

Over the next few weeks we’ll be introducing the fabulous panel who will judge entries to The Women’s Honour Award. First up, Tina Cockbill. Tina has been working at Nods Café in the West Bromwich Indoor Market for 15 years and is a central figure to the West Bromwich community. She is on the Friends of […]


THE WOMEN’S HONOUR AWARD

NEWS : July 13, 2018

Sarah Taylor Silverwood Created by artist Sarah Taylor Silverwood, in collaboration with Multistory, The Women’s Honour Award will celebrate the many important and varied roles that women who live and / or work in Sandwell do as care-givers, supporters and more. We all know a woman who goes above and beyond for us; who quietly goes that extra […]


Who says women don’t like football

NEWS : July 11, 2018

On the night of England’s semi-finals, we’re delighted to join the football fever and share with you Emma Purshouse’s first poem from Tipton Tales, her new commission with Multistory. “I’m delighted to be working for Multistory on this project.  I’ve just written my first poem for ‘Tipton Tales’.  It’s fairly topical.   I wrote it based on notes […]


We’re recruiting! – Programme / Marketing Assistant

NEWS : May 2, 2018

It’s an exciting time at Multistory; we continue to invite artists to make art with, for and about local people in response to their lives and experiences and, next year we’re taking this to the next level by producing Blast!, a major new arts festival of photography, walks and talks in Sandwell. Blast! will take place […]