Saturday 4 October, 11am – 12 noon (Floor 3)
Over the last 4 years, Magnum photographer, Martin Parr, has created a photographic portrait and archive of life in the Black Country through photography, film and oral histories.
Martin has made many visits to Walsall, Wolverhampton, Sandwell and Dudley, meeting a wide range of local people. He has visited shops and markets, places of worship, football grounds, factories, pubs and clubs, dances and parties, cafés and restaurants, dog training classes, summer fêtes and street parties celebrating the Royal Wedding and Diamond Jubilee.
Image credit: Martin Parr, Making rock, Teddy Gray’s sweet factory, Dudley (c) Martin Parr / Magnum Photos.
Black Country Echoes Festival
A Black Country wide celebration of post war manufacturing through People, Art, Landscape & Industry. For more information please visit: www.blackcountryechoes.org.uk