Creative Barking and Dagenham (CBD) is a three-year Creative People and Places project (2014 – 2016) for people living, working and socialising in Barking and Dagenham. The programme has been developed and curated by local residents with support from XTRAX and Bradley Hemmings, Artistic Director of Greenwich+Docklands International Festival.
The festival programme included a mixture of UK and international artists from Dizzy O Dare; Lost in Translation Emergency Exit Arts; Max Calaf; No Fit State amongst many others. The finale show was The Colour of Time by Artonik.
The festival attracted over 5000 people.