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    Egg-citing Easter Activities

    Hop on over to our canalside village where a cracking programme of Easter fun is ready and waiting!

    Join in with Easter Family Fun from Sat 24 Mar - Sun 15 Apr

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    Shape #MyBlackCountryStory

    We are looking for memories of the Cape Hill, Smethwick branch of the 'West Brom'.

    Find out more at BCLM: Forging Ahead West Bromwich Building Society

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    Experience Days

    Try one of our unforgettable and unique experiences - a perfect exclusive day for you or that someone special , from sweet making, vintage car driving  to metal  working.

    Discover  our  unique experience days 

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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

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Watch the traditional skills of metal working


Watch a silent film in our cinema

Victorian School Lessons

Have a school lesson


Have a traditional ale in the Bottle & Glass Inn

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Stroll around our Boat Dock

Tram rides

Have a ride on our historic transport

Traditional street games

Try your hand at traditional street games

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Join in a Tour of the Workers’ Institute

Underground mine

Go underground in the mine


See live bakery demonstrations


23 March
Knit and Natter to help BCLM

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24 March - 15 April
Egg-citing Easter Activities

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29 March
Get Closer: Racecourse Colliery Preview (Members only)

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30 March - 02 April
Bringing the Pit to Life

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31 March
British Sign Language Tours

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04 April
Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

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05 April
Recreating the Industrial Revolution in Minecraft

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07 April
The Locksmith's House - Spring

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11 April
Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

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13 April
Voices of Women in the Great War: 1918 Centenary Jamboree

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13 April - 14 April
Voices of Women in the Great War and its Aftermath

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14 April
Get Closer: Store Tour (Members only) 10am

Do you remember the West Bromwich Building Society in Cape Hill?

BLOG: A token of love

Do you remember Stanton's Music Shop?

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

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Do you remember the West Bromwich Building Society in Cape Hill?

We are currently on the look out for memories of the West Bromwich Building Society in Cape Hill, Smethwick during the 1940s-60s. Once occupying 31 Cape Hill in Smethwick, we plan to recreate the building society as...

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