Goscote Greenacres Community Garden brings people together through gardening. The project aims to engage the local community and adults with learning disabilities and their award will help them create a willow tunnel and scarecrows around the garden.Read More
The Orchestra of Chaos is a musical comedy act that has performed nationally and internationally. OOC specialises in engaging with new audiences of any age in unique and traditional locations.Read More
Thimblemill Library will be a Fun Palace for a day of arts and science activities with music, theatre, arts and sciences all under one roof on Sunday 7th October.Read More
PPP is passionate about promoting poetry and spoken word in the Black Country, and have created a collective of artists to do so. We put on popular monthly events in Walsall and regular events in Wolverhampton.Read More
Wolves PhotoFest was created in direct response to headlines and polls claiming Wolverhampton to be a miserable and uncultured place to live.Read More
The new Desi Pub Catalogue has arrived and we’re offering a small number for a price of £5.
The catalogue features stories and archive images from the Desi Pub landlords about their lives and journey to the Black Country as well as images of the commissioned artworks and the Desi Pub project that has been running since 2016.Read More
A new set of performances ‘Back in 10’, produced by Black Country Touring, will be taking place during Black Country Living Museum’s Summer Evenings this month using the museum’s famous shops as a backdrop.Read More
The University of Wolverhampton, in collaboration with Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Creative Black Country present Slaves of Fashion: Symposium at Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, WV1 1DU on Saturday 18 August from 10am-4pm.Read More
We went to the launch of The Singh Twins latest exhibition ‘Slaves of Fashion’ New works by The Singh Twins, on Friday 20th July to find out what people there thought of it.
The exhibition runs until the 16th September at Wolverhampton Art Gallery.Read More
We had a very busy weekend at the ZEE Sandwell and Birmingham Mela this weekend.
With plenty of hands-on workshops and performance over 10,000 people visited us at the Arts Village during Saturday and Sunday.Read More
Following a succesful premier in Chandigarh, Girl Gaze: Journeys through the Punjab and the Black Country, heads to Jalandhar for its next exhibition.Read More
Jennifer Pattison’s interest in magical worlds finds expression in the rich traditions of the Punjabi lori. Her fine art photographs, titled Rice Pudding Moon & The River of Dreams, are inspired by songs that sing of a mother’s love and of a land of dreams. The artist is interested in how lullabies are passed down the generations from grandmother to daughter to grandchild.Read More
Photographic artist Andrea Fernandes is drawn to the personal heroism of others and their attempts to articulate life through performance.Read More
From 25 May to 2 September 2018 a new major solo exhibition of the figurative portrait painter Andrew Tift will be showing at New Art Gallery Walsall.Read More
With an ever-evolving photographic style, Uzma Mohsin’s rich and textured work, Love & Other Hurts, seeks to breathe new life into the personal histories of Punjabi women in the Black Country.Read More
Creative Black Country, alongside Multistory and the Nazar Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of Girl Gaze: Journeys Through the Punjab & The Black Country, UK a photographic exploration of the Punjab and diaspora communities in the West Midlands through the voices of young girls and women.Read More
Jocelyn Allen’s You Will Live in This World as A Daughter is a series of playful portraits of girls and young women that explores what it is to be born a daughter of the Punjab. Behind her playful portrayals is a meaningful enquiry into their visibility within traditionally patriarchal communities.Read More
Allan Ahlberg, the renowned and much loved children’s author, is a former pupil of Rood End Primary School, Langley. He’s the inspiration behind an exciting new augmented reality poetry project.Read More
Back in November we hosted the Festival of Masters – a day-long event that showcased our 100 Masters through exhibitions, installations, talks, workshops and performances.Read More