When reports from the Office for National Statistics stated that Wolverhampton was the unhappiest place in the UK, locals didn’t agree, and in 2017 we proved it wasn’t true, with Wolverhampton’s newest comedy festival.

Funny Things will be back 26th October to 2nd November 2019. Watch this space for more details.

If you would like to know more about sponsorship opportunities then please email sajida@creativeblackcountry.co.uk.

Funny Things partners include:
City of Wolverhampton Council, Black Country Chamber of Commerce, University of Wolverhampton,


Wolves Civic
Wolverhampton Art Gallery
Arena Theatre
Lighthouse Cinema
The Grand Theatre
Newhampton Arts Centre
Giffard Arms
Bantock House Museum
University of Wolverhampton
The Lych Gate Tavern

Festival Producers – Creative Black Country
Creative Director – Parminder Dosanjh
Creative Producer – Jenny Smith, Curiosity Productions
Assistant Creative Producer – Paige Jackson
CBC Programme Director – Sajida Carr
Marketing & Content Manager  – Kerry O’Coy
Project Administrator – Rosalind Argo