Town Grants

Wednesbury

Crankhall Lane Christmas Lights Event 2019

Organised by Open Heaven Church Wednesbury

November 2019

The Crankhall Lane Christmas event in Wednesbury will be held on 15th November 2019 between 4pm - 7:30pm.

The Christmas lights will be switched on at 5pm.

A range of entertainment and activities are organised including Santa's Grotto, crafts for children, live performances by local schools, Frozen and superhero appearances (including a superhero training school stage performance by Spider Man).

There will also be Christmas sing-a-longs, a superhero dance competition for children, mini bumper cars, craft/ market stalls and refreshments (available in Open Heaven Church Wednesbury).

The group were awarded £3,909.35

 


Union Street Christmas Lights Event 2019

Organised by Open Heaven Church Wednesbury

November 2019

The Union Street Christmas Lights events in Wednesbury will be held on 22nd November 2019 between 4pm -7.30pm

The Christmas lights will be switched on at 6pm

A range of entertainment and activities are organised including fair rides, Santa's Grotto, live performances from local schools and local entertainers. There will also be a Christmas market with a mix of local crafters and market traders.

The group were awarded £5,090.65.

 


Drumming Together in Wednesbury

Beat It Percussion at Wednesbury LibrarySeptember 2019

On 2nd October 2019 Beat It Percussion will start holding a music making sessions at Wednesbury Library between 10.30am and 12noon for people experiencing memory loss or living with dementia.

Weekly sessions will then be held for 12 months to promote inclusion and improve wellbeing of participants by increasing confidence and wellbeing.

The project will also support carers and encourage them to continue the vital role they play.

The group were awarded £3,941.60

Read the full press release.


Just Play Wednesbury

Councillors join the Just Play Wednesbury project

September 2019

Just Play Wednesbury will be run by Creative Academies Limited in partnership with Groundworks at Brunswick Park in Wednesbury.

Sessions will be held on Wednesdays at 4:30 pm till 6:30 pm and Fridays at 4:30pm till 6:30pm.

Children aged 6 – 12 will be encouraged to participate in a programme of activities to increase physical activity, develop aspirations, improve confidence through building positive relationships and reducing social isolation.  

Sandwell Youth Service will also be providing detached youth work for young people aged 12 and above in Brunswick Park and the surrounding area.

The sessions will aim to create a holistic and safe environment for young people and deliver a programme of activities that will encourage young people to develop their skills and create positive pathways. 

The group were awarded £4,862.64.


A journey Through Colour

by Ranbir Arts 

Ranbir Arts

April 2019

Between April 2019 and July 2019 Sandwell Museum and Arts Services hosted an exhibition called “Journey Through Colour: Ranbir Kaur” at Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery.

Educational workshops were held with local schools, art groups and cultural groups to allow them to experience their own journey through colour by creating artwork inspired by the exhibition and Ranbir’s life story.

The group were awarded £1,750.

 

Follow the link below for the full press release

https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/news/article/5323/artist_praises_council_for_helping_her_to_put_on_exhibition


The Aman Group

Aman Group/ Breakthru CIC

March 2019

Breakthru CIC are holding weekly sessions for the next 12 months at Wednesbury Library for South Asian Women between the ages of 40-90. The group sessions will complete gentle exercises, singing, celebrations and receive health information and visits from various organisations. These activities will help prevent isolation and support health and wellbeing of participants. The sessions will be held in the Community room at Wednesbury Library.

The group were awarded £4,800 in total.

 

Follow the link below for the full press release

http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/news/article/5340/breakthru_sessions_promote_health_and_wellbeing


Borough-wide projects

Wednesbury is also benefiting from a number of borough-wide projects funded by town grants.


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