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Sandwell Digital & Culture Projects

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Culture and Creative Economy

These are exciting times for culture in the West Midlands with major events giving the region a golden opportunity to showcase a resurgent, diverse and confident West Midlands to the world.

Beat The Bots

Digital Retraining Fund

With an estimated 1.5 million UK jobs at risk from automation in the coming decade, we have set up a £5m Digital Retraining scheme to ensure our region has the right skillset to ‘beat the bots’.


Screen Industry Body

The Screen Industry Body was launched in October 2019 to boost the West Midlands’ TV, Film and Gaming industries.

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Create Central UK

This industry body hopes to boost the West Midlands’ creative output by promoting the region as a production base for new content and gaining investment for local projects


5G Testbed in the Black Country

The West Midlands has been chosen as the UK’s home of 5G testing.