Snidge Scrumpin’s Results Revealed

Snidge Scrumpin’s Results Revealed

The University of Wolverhampton has revealed the findings of its recent research project to understand what specific smells belong to the Black Country, and what memories they evoke in Black Country locals. Two community research events – entitled ‘Snidge Scrumpin’ – were held at Black Country Living Museum and Wolverhampton Art Gallery in November 2018 as part of the Being Human Festival, the…
Making Space for Shared Memories by Robert Francis

Making Space for Shared Memories by Robert Francis

Memory is precious. Orpheus knew to stay clear of the muddy waters of the Lethe, the Underworld’s memory erasing river. He knew, with one sip, he would never find his lover, Eurydice, and his way home again. It is this maintenance of memory in terms home and community I want to focus on here. In a world of fake news,…