We recorded Graham Walker from Oldbury (originally from Smethwick) who shared his thoughts on being part of the Black Country and the importance of treasuring its heritage.
Lee Partridge and Jean Sweetland from Oldbury.
Over the course of his life Ron Moss has created a significant photographic archive that captures many of his life’s passions. Ron has very kindly shared some of his personal collection with us to use as part of the project, and we are delighted to showcase a small selection of his archive here. Continue reading
We met the lovely Yvonne Fletcher to record her for the in-production Oldbury film.
John Edwards of Oldbury Continue reading
Trissie Lavender – Cradley Heath Continue reading
Joseph Jones is a WW2 veteran aged 94 who lives in Rowley Regis in the West Midlands. Joseph served in the navy on a destroyer escorting merchant ships on the treacherous Arctic Convoys that took supplies to the Russians as part of the Lend-Lease program. Russia recently awarded him a medal for his part in the supply convoys.
He invited me into his home and allowed me take photographs for a project called “Where our spake gone?” That explores the changing words of the Black Country dialects. Continue reading
Jessica Gripton Continue reading
Gary and Sarah Link – Cradley Heath Continue reading
Betty Johnson – Tipton Continue reading
Colleen and Glynis – Old Hill, Cradley Heath