Laura Pannack writes on her current Multistory project, “The Cracker”

October 23, 2018

Photographer Laura Pannack writes about her current Multistory commission “The Cracker”. “I’ve wanted to work with Multistory for years ever since I heard great things from Susan Meiselas and Alex Nelson. The charity commissions artists to embark on projects in Sandwell and Dudley and offer support in working within the local community to explore themes […]

READ MORE

Angling For Narrow Boats

October 4, 2018

In celebration of World Poetry Day, we’d like to share Brendan Hawthorne’s poem ‘Angling For Narrow Boats’ with you, which will be published in ‘Tipton Tales’- a book of newly commissioned poetry focusing on the Sandwell town of Tipton.   Angling For Narrow Boats Floats bob on lazy eddies piercing meniscal surface tension now clear from […]

READ MORE

Sarah Taylor Silverwood on initiating The Women’s Honour Award

August 10, 2018

Sarah Taylor Silverwood talks about why she’s collaborated with Multistory to launch The Women’s Honour Award. “The Women’s Honour Award is a chance for people to celebrate someone who goes above and beyond for them. A lot of the work that women do is behind the scenes, often unpaid, and not rewarded. The sorts of […]

READ MORE

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

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 […]

READ MORE

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

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 […]

READ MORE

The Women’s Honour Award – Meet the Judges

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 […]

READ MORE

THE WOMEN’S HONOUR AWARD

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 […]

READ MORE

Who says women don’t like football

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 […]

READ MORE