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


Black Country Echoes Festival

Vintage Vehicles and Views 6th September 2014 Swallow Doretti sports cars celebrate their 60th anniversary, along with gadabout scooters, information about Helliwells and airport memories. There will be vintage farm and rustic craft stalls, a bar and pop up tea shop. Aston Manor Road Transport Museum will run bus rides to their museum to meet Guy…

2014/08/20 11:54 AM
Harmeet Chagger-Khan, Strange Ways:
The Grand Voyage, Man(i)festo - Man(o)festo, 2012, Photomontage.

Strange Ways – Crash Test Dummies

Artists’ Studio events in August and September Floor 1 Strange Ways is a multi-disciplinary artist collective steered by Elena Cassidy-Smith, Harmeet Chagger-Khan, and Helen Grundy. Crash Test Dummies sees the artists playfully explore the relationship between artist, curator and audience as they ask: Who holds the power in the production of art? Strange Ways are…

2014/08/19 01:19 PM

Opportunities for Artists – 18/08/2014

JOBS ART ON THE STREETS – EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST INVITED Sustrans, Walsall Expressions of interest/ideas are invited for the delivery of ‘hands on’ Art workshop sessions to support Sustrans ‘Pocket Places For People’ project in the Chuckery, Walsall. The Art workshops are intended to help people reflect on and ‘reimagine’ their local area, supporting and…

2014/08/19 12:05 PM


Retail, Luxury, Food & Drink and Creative Industries GREAT Weeks is a programme of trade missions for UK companies in the Retail, Luxury, Food & Drink and Creative Industry sectors. Organised by UK Trade & Investment, the events are held in some of the world’s fastest growing markets such as Malaysia, Mexico and Japan in…

Funding for Diversity

The Creative Skillset Diversity Fund (England) provides funding for training for employees and freelancers residing in England and working in the creative industries who are under-represented in the workforce. Individuals working in games, fashion and textiles, advertising and marketing communications, publishing, VFX, radio, animation, interactive media, facilities, photo imaging, TV and film are eligible to…


Opportunities for Artists – 04/08/2014

Jobs PROJECT COORDINATOR – ART MARKET PROJECT BIAD & BCU Art Market Project – West Midlands is a new project to develop a programme of ‘art market’ project strands including a public-facing website that increases the profile of artists and the wider visual arts offer emanating from the West Midlands developing new audiences, patronage, endorsement…

2014/08/08 01:37 PM
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
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