International Festival of Glass
This month the International Festival of Glass returns to Stourbridge to celebrate glassmaking, with a wealth of top international artists, fantastic exhibitions and family friendly events and performances.
Blast! – a festival of photography, talks and walks
Blast! is a new festival from Multistory made with and for the people of Sandwell which runs from Friday 24 May to Saturday 29 June.
The festival has invited 40 outstanding artists, photographers and curators to showcase work, develop projects and collaborate with communities to present stories about everyday life. With exhibitions, film screenings, events, talks and walks across Sandwell, Blast! will be presented on the streets, the Metro line, in shops, libraries and pubs, on historic buildings and in the community halls and venues of Sandwell.
Laura Pannack’s best photograph: four teenagers on a Black Country wasteland
Photographer Laura Pannack writes about her year-long project in the Black Country commissioned by Multistory for ‘My Best Shot’ in the Guardian.