Celebrating the charm, quirkiness and characters of the Black Country.Highlights include ‘Ray’s A Laugh’ by Dudley born photographer and Turner Prize nominee, Richard Billingham, a short film and artwork by mysterious local artist AJW who has secretly left over 250,000 drawings and sketches of 1940’s Hollywood star, Mario Lanza, in pubs and shops across the region over 50 years, and a giant map constructed by Brendan Jackson, revealing the things that are odd and peculiar about the region.
> Ray's A Laugh by Richard Billingham
> The Mystery of AJW by Barney Snow
> Black Country Legends by LearnPlay Foundation
> A Most Peculiar Place by Brendan Jackson
> Photographs of the Black Country by Tipton Photographic Society
> A Miracle in West Bromwich by Billy Dosanjh