About Brierley Hill Civic
Brierley Hill Civic

About us

About us

Building a vibrant community facility

Brierley Hill Civic has been host to artists, performers and theatre production since the 1960s and is in the heart of our community. But in recent years, its usage had dropped while costs have remained or risen. The Civic was often closed during the day and it was not operating at its full potential as a hive for all sorts of activity.

Rejuvenating the Civic

In February 2015, Dudley Council entrusted Dudley CVS with rejuvenating Brierley Hill Civic on an 18-month trial. This is part of Dudley MBC's move to become a 'community council', a council that enables and supports communities to do things for themselves rather than being a body that does things to or for people and communities.

During the trial

In the first two months of the trial, Dudley CVS:

Dudley CVS is looking forward to building upon this, to encourage local talent to use the Civic as a showcase for their skills and ensure that the Civic reflects local heritage and is a vibrant community hub for everyone