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Latest art exhibition to celebrate black and Asian art

2nd October 2018

“Collective Minds” The new arts exhibition from Brasshouse Community Centre celebrates the work of Black & Asian artists in the local community.  A collection of mini exhibitions will feature a variety of pieces from the very talented Ola Brown, Joy Bains, Bally Barquer and Anthony McFarlane of Mac13Soul Photographic The FREE exhibition is on display…

Activities at Brasshouse

19th September 2018

Take a look at our “What’s on Page” to see what’s on and coming to the Brasshouse over the next few weeks and months. We have new activities such as Mytime Active  supporting health & wellbeing,  Sandwell MBC continuing to deliver housing advice and job club sessions, we have computer classes, kickboxing, karate, homework clubs and…

Chief Executive Officer named in the Queens 2018 Birthday Honours

13th June 2018

Huge congratulations to our Chief Executive Officer, Jenn Harrison in being named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours with a British Empire Medal (B.E.M) in regard of her volunteering roles.  Jenn, received her medal from the Lord Lieutenant for the West Midlands Mr John Crabtree OBE at a prestigious ceremony at the Banqueting Suite at Birmingham…

Millicent Stephenson Photographic Exhibition

1st June 2018

Curated by the North Smethwick Development Trust this Photographic Exhibition which contains seen and unseen photographs capturing aspects of Millicent’s music journey by her first professional photographer Anthony MacFarlane (Mac13soul Photographic) will be officially opened on  Fri 20th July 6pm – 8.30pm We look forward to your presence at the official opening ceremony and drinks reception. Tickets are FREE for…

Director recognised and awarded Trustee of the Year at the 2018 Volunteer Centre Sandwell Awards

1st June 2018

Anthony, a professional photographer joined as a Director of North Smethwick Development Trust in January 2016. Quickly he brought his passion for photography and the Arts to Brasshouse. An Arts Plan was quickly developed and this has seen the creation of over 8 Art installations in the last year alone within our Gallery Space. Connections…

Our Over 50’s Computer hailed a great success

31st May 2018

Well done to all our over 50s computer Group. Over the last 6 weeks, our group of men and women have continued to learn such topics such as: How to use a computer Surf the internet Send emails Uploads photos Use social media such as Facebook, twitter, YouTube and Instagram Shop online and use comparison…

A Picture of Smethwick – Photographic Art Exhibition

27th March 2018


Interactive Art Exhibition by Ken Harrison on display 15th March 2018 – 10th April 2018

Smethwick has over 40 listed buildings and structures within the town.

Soul & Motown Party

8th February 2018

Come and enjoy a fantastic night of music and entertainment from The Big Dan Band and Guests who recreate the magic of the splendid Soul and Motown era, breathing life into the classic songs we all love through distinctive vocals and flawless dance moves. You can expect to hear songs from The Drifters, The Four…

25th Anniversary Gala Celebrations

8th February 2018

On the 26th January 2018 NSDT welcomed a number of guests to celebrate 25 years of North Smethwick Development Trust within the Community.  We were thrilled to be joined by a number of organisations, who we have worked with over the years up to now as well as previous staff members, Directors, Volunteers and Community Members.…

#iVolunteer Video Art Installation

15th June 2017

Have a look at this wonderful Video Art Installation which was created for Volunteers Week 2017. It has contributions from diverse volunteers across West Midlands. It highlights the reasons why people choose to volunteer, and the impact of their valuable volunteering for themselves, the organisation they volunteer for, and the people they help.