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.
The Guidelines and Application form can be downloaded from the CBC Website.

The deadline for applications is Monday 16th 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 activities on the Creative Black Country website.

Projects & Galleries: Updates on Open Access Projects, Groundworks Activities, Talks and CBC Events
News: Local Activities & News, Funding and Job Opportunities
What’s On: Events around the region. You can also tell us about your events and we can share them on the website.

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

Follow Creative Black Country

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

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