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A GREAT BIG THANKS! (Now let’s hear from you)Written by Beth Hogan on 28th February 2013

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2011 was an incredible year for Home of Metal. Thanks you to all who came along to the events, and contributed to the Heavy Metal digital archive. Thanks also to all the partner organisations, artists and venues involved in the programme.
We really enjoyed .
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Sunday Times Article on Home Of MetalWritten by Beth Hogan on 6th December 2011

“Metallers in birmngham – bypassed, blokey, almost heroically bloody minded birmingham – will carry on regardless” Richard Clayton, The Sunday Times

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Title: Full metal jacket
Author: Richard clayton

The Black Country Weekender Round-upWritten by Beth Hogan on 26th September 2011

People of the region rolled up and rocked on as the black country weekender came to their town

For all images of the weekender, please visit the Weekender Flikr Group!
Take a read about and see pics of the highlights of the spectacular weekend below…
Gentleman’s Pistols | .
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HOME OF METAL CONFERENCE 2011 – THANK YOU!Written by Beth Hogan on 23rd September 2011

It was a huge honour and pleasure to host the the first Home of Metal conference.  Thank you to all our delegates, presenters and visitors for participating and for ensuring that the four days were a great success and beyond all our .
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WALSALL LEATHER MUSEUM EXTENDED DATESWritten by Beth Hogan on 22nd September 2011

This exhibition has been extended by two weeks and will now end on saturday 24th of september
Opening Times:Tuesday – Saturday: 10am-5pm
Admission: Free
The historic home of leatherworking takes a look at ‘the look’ of Heavy Metal and its most famous sons of rock, Judas .
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Reverberation in BilstonWritten by Beth Hogan on 19th September 2011

One of the final exhibitions to open as part of Home of Metal has opened at Bilston Craft Gallery. Called Reverberation: the art of metal bashing then and now, the exhibition celebrates the Black Country’s proud heritage of invention and skill in metalworking .
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Open publication – Free publishing – More birmingham

The Home of Metal Weekender is bursting with events across the Black Country from 1 – 4 September. Including a conference, films, concerts and activities ranging from a silent metal disco to studded wristband making, .
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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi on the Birthplace of Heavy Metal – VideoWritten by Beth Hogan on 27th August 2011

Guitar legend Tony Iommi talks to Stuart Jeffries at the Home of Metal exhibitions in Wolverhampton and Birmingham, celebrating the origins of heavy metal and grindcore in Birmingham and the Black Country, the crucible of the industrial revolution.