The Public

The Public
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The Public is an exciting creative community, cultural, and business space in the heart of West Bromwich.

The fantastic multi-use centre designed by world renowned architects Will Alsop and Julian Flannery, provides versatile spaces for people to get together for virtually any purpose – cultural and educational exhibitions, live performances, social relaxation, community activities and clubs and major corporate or entertainment events.

Throughout the year, visitors of all ages are treated to a jam-packed and fun-filled programme of entertaining workshops and activities to excite, delight, and amaze. Whether you’re interested in dance, art, music, graphics, photography or learning the tricks of the trade – you’ll find it at The Public!

If you're a fan of performing arts, The Public is a great venue to enjoy a live show or gig. Throughout the week a exciting array of live bands, from jazz to rock, motown to reggae, top comedians and enthralling theatrical performances entertain the crowds as they grace the stage. As well as showcasing a variety of nationally and internationally renowned artists, you'll be able to watch local enthusiasts demonstrating their creative talent at the inspiring art centre.

As well as a hosting a variety of events and activities, The Public is the perfect place to relax and watch the world go by. Grab a bite to eat at Couture, located on the ground floor of the building, and tuck in to a range of freshly-cooked hot meals, sandwiches and other snacks all sourced from local ingredients.

For more information about events at The Public visit or call 0121 533 7161.

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Opening hours

Wed - Sun, 10am - 6pm

Admission charges

All exhibitions are free.

Please refer to the website for prices of events/workshops

The Public
New Street
West Bromwich
West Midlands County
B70 7PG


The Public Website





0121 533 7161


0121 525 6475

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