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Black Country Man Book Launch

NEWS : June 22, 2015

The launch for ‘Black Country Man’ took place on 18 June, 2015 at the Town Hall, West Bromwich. It was a celebration event for the men who participated in this project, their friends and family. There were speeches, book readings, magic tricks and song; washed down with tea, Cradley Heath’s finest bread pudding and local […]

Open for Business preview, M Shed Bristol

NEWS : March 28, 2015

On the 21 March 2015 M Shed became the eighth cultural partner to exhibit Open for Business, the national touring exhibition which aims to tell the story of British manufacturing and industry through the lens of nine Magnum photographers. The preview night was a resounding success with the attendance of Bristol-based Magnum photographer Martin Parr, who had […]

Our highlights of 2014

NEWS : January 20, 2015

1. Meeting the Magnum photographers commissioned for Open for Business at the launch event. From left to right: David Hurn, Stuart Franklin, Jonas Bendiksen, Jo Quinton Tulloch, Mark Power and Peter Marlow. National Media Museum, Bradford. January, 2014.  2. Hosting a visit from Magnum Photographer, Bruce Gilden and his assistant,  Jonathan Auch. W.H Marren, Willenhall. April […]

Back to School…. by Julia Letts

NEWS : December 12, 2013

For the past couple of years, it has been my job to collect and record stories from the wonderful people who live and work in the Black Country. But this autumn, I’ve handed over the baton to a group of 10 year olds in a Stourbridge school. And judging by how good they are, I’ll […]