Welcome to Creative Walsall

Creative Walsall Network and Website is a new initiative to showcase and stimulate creative activities in Walsall. Walsall has a wealth of Arts and creativity, in some cases it is very prominent, such as the world class New Art Gallery Walsall in Walsall town Centre, but there are also hidden gems: individuals, places, organisations and businesses all from all over the borough.

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The Hippo Project

A young people’s project to showcase their views about what they like to do creatively & how creativity affects their lives. Art worker Richard Franks supported by Walsall Creative Development Team worked with 5 groups of young people to ask these questions and to illustrate their views creatively in a variety of ways.

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Creative Walsall

Carnival Memorial Park, Willenhall, c.1926 (Ref. 7844)

Siân Macfarlane – We Are Illuminated

Micro-residency Artists’ Studio 21 July – 3 August 2014   West Midlands-based artist Siân Macfarlane works with photography, film and performance, with a particular interest in outmoded technology. Gathering images and information from archival sources, Siân is concerned with how we interact with time and place, and the relationship between the visual and other senses….

2014/07/25 11:20 AM

Linkedin Group: Growing Businesses in Walsall

An established Linkedin discussion group called Growing Businesses in Walsall is well worth joining with over 150 members.  The group aims to provide business support information for freelancers and businesses of all sizes in Walsall.  


Opportunities for artists – 22 / 7 / 14

Jobs ARTISTIC PROGRAMME COORDINATOR Lichfield Arts Lichfield Arts is a Community Arts organisation run mainly by volunteers and led by part-time staff. Lichfield Arts currently organises, promotes and runs Folk, Blues, Jazz and Rock concerts; 2 beer festivals; a folk festival; Fuse, a large outdoor community Arts festival; community outreach projects and other activities. We…

2014/07/22 12:55 PM

Arts connect news

News ‘Inspired Museums’  A film about our work with museum and heritage staff. Click Here > ‘Here and Now’ Premier Screening Film Ambassadors to meet director. Read more > Primary Schools: Join the Campaign for Children’s Right to Culture. Make your views heard. Read more > BBC Ten Pieces Initiative for Primary Schools Launched. How to get involved. Read more > Arts Award &…

2014/07/09 11:42 PM

UK Creative Industries: International Strategy

Strategy by UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) and the Creative Industries Sector Advisory Group to help increase exports and inward investment. The UK Creative Industries International Strategy is part of the Creative Industries Council’s (CIC) strategy for growth. It will be implemented jointly by government and industry. The strategy focuses on: companies new to exporting…

2014/07/09 10:31 AM

Native Newsletter #5

Native is the magazine from of the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts. Native showcases the insights, stories, projects and big themes that emerge from the Fund, all in the service of exploring what works when it comes to digital innovation in the arts and cultural sector. Here are our top five stories from the…

2014/07/09 10:19 AM

the big music project competition

Are you a composer, singer-songwriter, rapper, instrumentalist, or member of a band?  Are you aged between 14 and 24?  Do you want a career in music? The Big Music Project is on the look-out for all talented musicians and performers right across the UK who believe they have what it takes to be crowned the Next…

2014/07/09 12:04 AM
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