Our Spake: Dialect and the Black Country
A full-colour PDF version of the Our Spake book that celebrates the dialect of the Black Country. Local people share stories about how 50 unique words particular to the Black Country are commonly used. The book shows how important dialect is to their sense of belonging and local identity. The book also showcases how commissioned artists responded to the theme of the project through poetry, theatre and photography.
Note there are two downloadable files. 1) a digital version of the book as double pages suitable for reading on a desktop or laptop. 2) a digital version of the book as single pages suitable for reading on a tablet or mobile device.