Local attractions

Things to do in Wolverhampton and the Black Country

The Civic, Wulfrun and Little Civic Halls – just 200 yards from the University, almost every big name on the gig circuit regularly checks in. In 2016 Wolverhampton was named in the Top 10 cities in the UK for the popularity of its music scene.

Weston Park and Shugborough Hall offer classical music concerts, as does Telford’s Oakengates Theatre.

The New Art Gallery is one of Walsall’s many unexpected surprises. It regularly hosts international exhibitions and has the Garman Ryan collection on permanent display with works by Picasso and Van Gogh.

Wolverhampton Art Gallery welcomes visitors to explore over 300 years of art including the Gallery’s Pop Art Collection, one of the largest outside of London. Artists include Warhol, Blake, and Hockney.

The Black Country Living Museum is an open-air museum of rebuilt historic buildings which offers visitors the chance to take a trip back in time with live demonstrations, costumed characters, shops and houses portraying life in the Black Country spanning 300 years of history, with a focus on 1850-1950. 

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