Partners & Funders

Links to our partners and funders.

Partners & Funders

Our network

Black Country Touring

4th Floor, The Public, New Street, West Bromwich,
West Midlands . B70 7PG

Phone: 0121 533 7129

Black Country Touring programmes professional dance and theatre by working in partnership with community promoters across the Black Country, with specialist expertise in working with young and disabled groups. It develops professionally-led and community-based site-specific productions. Resonate is a South Asian programme for exploring place and identity in 21st Century Britain. Community participation and stretching the capacity of artists is integral to the work produced. It creates places for Black Country stories to be told through performance.

Foursight Theatre

Newhampton Arts Centre, Dunkley Street,
Wolverhampton West Midlands. WV1 4AN

Phone: 01902 714 257

Foursight is a highly acclaimed national and international touring theatre company. Since its creation in 1987 it has gained an exceptional reputation for creating unusual, uncompromising and multi-disciplinary work. Foursight is committed to creating both devised and text-based theatre which places the actor at the centre of the process, combining word, movement and music.

"Accomplished, assured, expressive..." The Guardian

English Heritage

Phone: +44 (0) 870 333 1181

English Heritage is a public body which champions England's historic places and advises the Government and others to help today's generation get the best out our heritage and ensure that it is protected for future generations. The Corner Shop Project was delivered in partnership with the English Heritage Outreach Team (disbanded in 2011) whose role was to actively engage people from all backgrounds in sharing their own perspectives of heritage.

Sandwell Community History and Archives Service
History Archives

Smethwick Library, High Street,
Smethwick, West Midlands. B66 1AA.

Phone: 0121 558 2561

Sandwell Community History and Archives Service hold the records of the former boroughs of Oldbury, Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Tipton, Warley, Wednesbury and West Bromwich.

It is a Diocesan Record Office, holding Church of England parish records for the Deanery of Warley and All Saint's Church, West Bromwich, as well as non-conformist churches within Sandwell.

As a Place of Deposit for Public Records it holds records of local courts, coroners and hospitals. Our collections also include archives of many local businesses, organisations, people and families.

Sandwell Museum Service

Museums, Arts and Tourism, Environment House,
Cultural Services, PO Box 42, Lombard Street,
West Bromwich, West Midlands. B70 8RU.

Phone: 0121 569 4927

Sandwell Museum Service runs a variety of sites throughout the borough from historic houses; including a thirteenth century manor house and a Tudor farmhouse; to a purpose built museum and art gallery. Entrance to our sites is free and there are a wide variety of events, activities, exhibitions and schools sessions that take place throughout the year, many of which are free.

Wolverhampton Arts & Heritage
Formerly Wolverhampton Arts & Museums Service

Wolverhampton Art Gallery
Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton
West Midlands WV1 1DU.

Phone: 01902 552 055

Wolverhampton Arts & Heritage comprises of four cultural venues in the City of Wolverhampton. Wolverhampton Art Gallery has one of the best collections of Pop Art outside of London, as well as sumptuous displays of Victorian and Georgian art and contemporary works by UK and international artists. Situated in over 80 acres of beautiful parkland, Bantock House Museum presents the history of Wolverhampton within a number of room displays in the original Georgian farmhouse. Bilston Craft Gallery is the largest dedicated craft exhibition space in the West Midlands showing contemporary displays alongside the history of Craft in the region.

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies resides in the restored Molineux Hotel, a spectacular Georgian building in the City Centre - offering historical documents, photographs and access to digital records.

The Mander Shopping Centre

Mander House, Mander Centre
Wolverhampton, West Midlands. WV1 3NH.

The Mander Centre has over 100 shops and is situated in the heart of Wolverhampton City Centre.

The Heritage Lottery Fund
Heritage Funding

111, address road,
West Midlands.

Using money raised through the National Lottery, the Heritage Lottery Fund gives grants to sustain and transform our heritage. From museums, parks and historic places to archaeology, natural environment and cultural traditions we invest in every part of our diverse heritage.

Arts Council England
Arts Funding

Arts Council England works to get great art to everyone by championing, developing and investing in artistic experiences that enrich people's lives.

As the national development agency for the arts, it supports a range of artistic activities from theatre to music, literature to dance, photography to digital art, and carnival to crafts. Great art inspires, brings people together and makes life better.

The Barry Jackson Trust
Theatre Funding

supports new writing and education work in theatre across the West Midlands. It also looks after the Birmingham Repertory Theatre's archive.