Festivals and Events

Across Walsall & The Black Country

Creative Factory has been involved in the development of Festival and event activities in Walsall Town Centre over the last 2 years including:

Walsall Town Festival in 2014 in partnership with Creative Black Country and Walsall Council Town Centre Management and Area Partnership Team.

Walsall Music Festival Funded By Creative Black Country and in Partnership with Town Centre Management , Walsall Arboretum and many Town Centre Venues.

Love Your Neighbour and other cohesion events in Partnership with Walsall Council and Near Neighbours.

Deb Slade and Haroon Ravat also have extensive experience in organising cohesion, arts and heritage and festival programmes across Walsall and The Black Country in other employment such as:

New Art Gallery Walsall events e.g. Salaam, Black History Month, International Women’s Day

Black Country Arts Partnership – Black Country Echoes Festival a 4 month festival programme celebrating post war manufacturing

Birmingham Museum and Art gallery Exhibitions – Connected Histories: Muslim Soldiers in WW1

Walsall Trade Links – Bicentenary of the Abolition of the UK Slave Trade Exhibitions and events programme