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    This Half Term

    Join us in family fun activities to discover what was 'Made in the Black Country' and have a loff as we celebrate our worldwide reputation for mekkin’ things! 

    Half Term Activities: Sat 26 May - Sun 3 Jun

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    Shape #MyBlackCountryStory

    We are looking for memories and objects from this well-known pub prior to 1969

    Find out more at BCLM: Forging Ahead the Elephant & Castle

  • Classic Car Show

    This Father's Day

    Our annual celebration of the region's magnificent heritage vehicles roars into action again on Sun 17 June

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    Ignite your passion to learn

    A fascinating programme of immersive experiences, workshops, crafts and talks designed for all ages.  Find out more about our  2018 Programme

Coming Soon

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Made in the Black Country

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Candle Making: Spring Flowers

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Stroll around our Boat Dock

Underground mine

Go underground in the mine

Cinema

Watch a silent film in our cinema

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Watch the traditional skills of metal working

bakery

See live bakery demonstrations

Victorian School Lessons

Have a school lesson

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Cooking Demonstrations

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Enjoy our Traditional Fairground

Traditional street games

Try your hand at traditional street games

Tram rides

Have a ride on our historic transport

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Join in a Tour of the Workers’ Institute

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Have a traditional ale in the Bottle & Glass Inn

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26 May
Candle Making: Spring FlowersHeritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

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26 May - 03 June
Made in the Black CountrySchool Holidays

P.O.S.H. Drinks Tasting

26 May
P.O.S.H. Drinks Tasting SessionEvening Events, Food & Drink Events, advance-booking

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27 May
Candle Making: Spring Flowers (Members Only)Members Only Events, School Holidays, advance-booking

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27 May
Family Candle Making: Spring Flowers - Sold OutHeritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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30 May
Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)Heritage Clubs, Children Only Events, School Holidays, advance-booking

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01 June
Knit and Natter to help BCLMHeritage Clubs

Rag rug making

02 June
Beginners Rag Rug Making - Shaggy Seat Mats - Sold OutHeritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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02 June
The Friends celebrate 40 years

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08 June
Ale Tasting - Sold OutEvening Events, Food & Drink Events, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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09 June - 10 June
An Introduction to Stone Masonry: 2 day courseHeritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

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14 June
Transport Driving Experience Evening - Sold OutExperience Days, advance-booking, Fully Booked

We need your memories of the Elephant & Castle!

Industrial Might Weekender

Win tickets to our Boating Bank Holiday Weekender!

Pay for just one visit and we’ll give you a
BCLM UnChained Annual Pass valid for 12 months

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We need your memories of the Elephant & Castle!

We're currently calling out for any memories prior to 1969 of the Elephant & Castle that once stood on the corner of Stafford Street & Cannock Road, Wolverhampton. We're planning to recreate this...

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