December 10, 2018

How important are Greetings Cards to the people of #Sandwell ? Are they still relevant in the age of Snapchat? One of the knit n’ natter groups let us know in our new podcast ‘Greetings from Sandwell’. . . Listen to Sandwell Stories on Podbean, an audio project listening and sharing every day stories of local people. . Photo @emmacase . . . . #podcast #multistory #audio #storytelling #community #sandwell #sandwellstories #greetingscards #cards

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December 9, 2018

Us Brits are pretty giddy about Greetings Cards. Sending them, receiving them, displaying them…we love a good card! But how important is the Greetings Card to the people of #Sandwell? Listen to our latest podcast via #Podbean to find out. . . Produced and edited by @emmacase and @robertalexanderfilms . . #sandwellstories #podcast #multistory #greetingscards #cards #sandwell #photography #audio #community #storytelling

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December 7, 2018

On Sunday, be sure to listen to our newest Sandwell Stories Podcast ‘Greetings Cards’! Featuring interviews with the Knitter Knatter group of Tipton Library, local Brownies and Ray from Talking News. . . Thanks to the Sandwell Stories team @emmacase and Robert . . Photo by Emma Case. . . . . . #sandwell #audio #stories #community #greetingscards #sandwellstories #tiptonlibrary

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December 7, 2018

Great meeting with @sarahtaylorsilverwood at her studio to discuss work in progress and the unveiling of the portraits for #TheWomensHonourAward on 24 Jan 2018. . . Over 60 women were nominated by the public for going above and beyond in their community in #Sandwell and three were selected as winners. More info on our website. . . . . . #multistory #sandwell #sarahtaylorsilverwood #thewomenshonouraward #portraiture # #100yearswomensvoting #community #women #womenempowerment

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December 6, 2018

Here’s a sneak peek at one of the portraits by @jon_tonks from our new project which documents and celebrates Central and Eastern European communities in #Sandwell. Jon has been working with us since the referendum of 23 June 2016 and his work will be exhibited for the very first time as part of #blastphotofest2019 . . The photo is of Megan with her eldest daughter Julia. . . Watch this space for more info. . . #multistory #jontonks #portraitphotography #community #portrait #brexit #sandwellcouncil #ACE

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December 5, 2018

Volunteer call out! We need lots of lovely people to help us to make Blast! Festival 2019 happen. If you’re interested in joining our volunteer team then please contact: richardwarren@multistory.org.uk, with ‘Blast Volunteer’ in the subject field. For more info follow link in bio. #IVD2018 #blastphotofest2019

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November 28, 2018

‘We are iridescent / We are shimmer and sheen / We are liquid light, oil in puddles’ – We Need to Talk About Pigeons by Emma Purshouse . . We’re looking forward to launching Tipton Tales tomorrow at 7pm at @tiptonpubliclibrary, with poetry readings by Roz Goddard, Brendan Hawthorn, Kuli Kohli, Roy McFarlane, Dave Pitt, Steve Pottinger, Emma Purshouse and Billy Spakemon. Delicious local pies and ale available on the night! . Illustration by @bynginc . . . #tiptontales #multistory #emmapurshouse #poetrybook #poetryanthology #tipton #blackcountry #sandwell #poems #tiptonlibrary #anthology

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November 27, 2018

The books have arrived!! Tipton Tales: An anthology of poems inspired by the town of Tipton curated by local poet Emma Purshouse and featuring poems from Emma, Casey Bailey, Liz Berry, Roz Goddard, Brendan Hawthorn, Kuli Kohli, Roy McFarlane, Dave Pitt, Steve Pottinger and Billy Spakemon. . . We launch on Thursday at Tipton Library at 7pm. Books are available to buy from our online shop from Friday 30 November. They will make a perfect stocking filler! . . Illustrations by @bynginc and printed by @holodeckbirmingham . . . . . #tiptontales #multistory #emmapurshouse #poetrybook #tipton #blackcountry #poems #anthology #tiptonlibrary

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