King of Showmen – Pat Collins and the Black Country

“Storm clouds gathered over the Irish sea, a small boat tossed on the restless waves; and among the passengers, one man looked back towards Ireland, and the home he had left to escape political unrest.  The storm overtook the boat, and off the coast of England it was wrecked.  Only two men survived.  One of […]

We couldn’t do it without you

Hello everyone and welcome to another Museums Musings blog! Last week was National Volunteering Week and Sandwell Museums has been thanking its wonderful volunteers and Friend’s groups from all our sites. Often behind the scenes, it is important that we take a little look into what our friends and volunteers do for us, and of […]

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