Sally Morris came to work at Blackie in 1971 and, apart from a year off to do a film course, remained until 2012. Sadly for the Black-E, her partner Kevin, and all her family and friends she died in May 2012. At the bottom of this page you will find a slide show which was created for her funeral.
Working with Young People
Above running a Video Workshop (early 1970s) and Games For Two Players (1975) ; below left running the Radio Station for Summer In Blue 1974 and right trying on costumes for the Circus Of Liberty
Below Two Photos from Going For A Song 1981 followed by four from So Shines A Candle (Christmas 1981)
Above right dancing during Close Encounters - a series of weekly dance performances during 1982. Below delivering Knots to Knotty Ash as part of Thou Shall Knot Christmas 1982/83
Below On Tour with The Bird Works Summer 1985
Above two pics of the Eat Your Arts Out Tour Summer 1987 and below from the Rainbow Tour 1988.
Above and left playing a variety of table tennis during staff games in the early 70s.
Below obstacle course during Girls Can Do It - a Community ArtsRoad Show 1989. Preparing for Football Crazy Crazy Football which took place on the Podium in Liverpool City's centre. We think this took place in 1996 as part of the first Festival of Games
Above Sally and Bill about to lead staff games and preparing for Festival of Games 2001. Below the second Festival Of Games 2001 in rain and sun.
Below leading Games at Lidderdale Primary School and with FairField disabled group at the Blackie
Below Sally taking part in staff games from 1990s to 2012
Working On Events
Left recording Meredith Monk performing Education Of The Girl Child 1972 and below two Photos taken by Dave Kilburn during the preparations for Going Away Games 1974
Left greeting the audience for Down To Earth in 1978 and below photos from the second version of Down To Earth in 1984
Above Sally running the market stall for Chinese New Year 1984 The Year of The Rat and Sal and Judy cutting the cake for their 20th Birthday Party 1988.
Above Streets Ahead 1990, taking place in Yoker as part of Glasgow's City Of Culture.
Sal made two animated films 'Three Feary Tales', and 'Money Cant Buy You' working with disabled people. Below are pics of the films being made.
And The Rest
Above playing Back Gammon with Howard Steel during Christmas early 1970s, picture taken for Seven Up 1975 and at the Community Arts Gathering 1978. Below at Gifts For A City 1979. Collecting bricks as part of rebuilding the Blackie around 1975 and in a hard hat running the building site. Sal made an enormous contribution to rebuilding the Blackie through all its many programmes.
Above Sally at staff meetings in 1977 and 2011. Left meeting with Bill and Eddie Berry.
Below in the Blackie Office in 1985 with the video and playing Mahong with youngsters
Below Sally with 1) Penny McPhillips and John Berry, 2) Sue Eyo and Peter Barbar, 3) Eddy Berry and 4) in Huskisson Street garden with Bill, Becky Vipond, Billy Lunt and Pieter and Tina plus a map of their journey from Estonia
Above portraits of Sally at the Black-E
Sal at Home and on Holiday
Above working on the house. Below working on the Garden
And Out And About
Below celebrating the Black-E's 42nd Birthday