Creative Black Country

Creative Black Country is a three year campaign which aims to make the most of creative talent in the Black Country. We will work with local people to discover, explore and grow an exciting and meaningful programme of arts activity in the Black Country.

Submit your Creative Project for an Open Access Award


Open Access Round 5 is now open for your exciting project ideas.
TheĀ GuidelinesĀ andĀ ApplicationĀ form can be downloaded from the CBC Website.

The deadline for applications isĀ Monday 16thĀ May 2016 at 5pm.

Here's an example of a project currently supported by Open Access.

Find out more


Find out more about Black Country activitiesĀ on the Creative Black Country website.

ProjectsĀ &Ā Galleries: Updates onĀ Open Access Projects, Groundworks Activities, Talks and CBC Events
News: Local Activities & News, Funding and Job Opportunities
Whatā€™s On: Events around the region.Ā You can alsoĀ tell us about your eventsĀ and we can share them onĀ the website.

CBC has been brought together by our localĀ  partnership board ofĀ Sandwell Council of Voluntary Organisations, Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council & Walsall Voluntary Action (working as Black Country Together CIC), MultistoryĀ andĀ Black Country Touring.

Follow Creative Black Country

We are part of the national Arts Council EnglandĀ Creative People & PlacesĀ scheme, which encourages more people to experience the arts.

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