Historic England High Street Tales 2020 Application

High Street Tales Application
We’re looking for a socially engaged writer, experienced at working with local communities and arts and culture organisations, to write a short story as part of a nationwide project to celebrate the future of the local high street. You'll also take part in a podcast, and the story will be published as part of an eBook by Historic England.
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This information is used purely for equality monitoring and reporting and will not be used in evaluating your submission. It will only ever be used anonymously and will never be passed on.
This information is used purely for equality monitoring and reporting and will not be used in evaluating your submission. It will only ever be used anonymously and will never be passed on.
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What’s the approach you’d like to take to this commission? What aspect of the high street and its community in Wednesbury intrigues you? Which stories do you suspect people would like to know more about? Which voices have not been heard? Which buildings and shops open up access to Wednesbury’s rich past or show how it might thrive in future? Tell us about your creative approach in no more than 400 words.
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We understand things are complicated at the moment and might get more so, so demonstrate your experience and ingenuity and describe how you’d go about the commission in a safe way and how and to whom you’d like to pitch the two virtual workshops that we’ll help you host to engage people and communities from Wednesbury. Upload a word document or a PDF
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Outline the creative and community work you have done that is relevant to this commission. Upload as a word document or PDF.