Sandwell Stories



Sandwell Stories is an audio project produced by Multistory where we talk to, and share, everyday experiences of local people.

We chat with people we meet on the streets, at home and in the workplace, and record their views, ideas and stories to create our bi-monthly podcast that is played on the Black Country Matters radio show and on our website.

Please see below for a list of episodes. Listen on Podbean here.

Episode 1
Sandwell Stories at West Bromwich Indoor Market – 27 May 2018
Come and visit the West Brom indoor market, meet the wonderful market traders, hear the conversations and enjoy the familiarity of a place that is built around human connections.
Credits: Emma Case (Project Manager & Producer), Robert Alexander (sound recordist and editor), Emma Purshouse (Narrator)

Episode 2
What’s the best thing about the Black County? – July 2018
What are your favourite Black Country sayings? Where does the Black Country start and where does it end?  We headed out on to the streets of Sandwell to get these all important answers ready for Black Country Day on the 14th July. We want to celebrate the Black Country from Halesowen to Tipton, Blackheath to Bilston!

Episode 3
West Bromwich Town Hall – October 2018
What happens in one of West Brom’s oldest buildings?  Who uses it and what do they use it for?
Come with us for your own personal tour of West Bromwich Town Hall and hear from some of the wonderful people who use it for social events and clubs and also from the incredible team of people who work here, keeping everything ship shape!

Episode 4 – COMING SOON
Greetings from Sandwell –  9 December 2018