Survey - What did you think of the Black Country celebrations?
The first ever Black Country Festival has featured events and activities across the Dudley borough and has seen the Black Country flag fly proudly from businesses, homes and cars.
At Dudley Council, we're delighted to have supported the community in making the festival a reality. And now we want to hear your views about Black Country Day.
Please take two minutes to complete our Black Country Day survey
Black Country Festival celebrations
A celebration of all things Black Country has taken place across Dudley borough during July 2014 after the community expressed a desire to create a festival of activities.
Official Black Country Day was on July 14 and as part of Dudley Council's Love Your Community initiative, council bosses supported the community to create a festival of celebrations.
Following Dudley Council’s high profile launch of the Black Country flag in January 2014, which is still flying with pride from Dudley Town Hall, council chiefs were inundated with community requests to get involved in celebrating the region.
Garry Sawers, a musician who goes by the name Black Country Gaz, led the community involvement and the council presented Garry with a Love Your Community certificate for his efforts.
Black Country food and drink, live music, comedy, arts and crafts all took centre stage in July across Stourbridge, Dudley, Brierley Hill, Halesowen and other parts of the borough.
The officially registered Black Country flag was designed by Stourbridge schoolgirl Gracie Sheppard. July 14 was