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That's Entertainment: Historic Holiday Fun

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21 July - 02 September 2018

School Holidays

Usual opening hours and admission prices apply for this event.

The BCLM UnChained Annual Pass is valid for this event.

Find out more about BCLM Unchained

21 July - 02 September 2018

Discover the fun hobbies and pastimes that entertained Black Country folk from Victorian times to the 1930s.


Enjoy the delights of traditional family fun and playtime in the last century, banish boredom with traditional street games including hopscotch and skipping. Take up the challenge to see how long you can keep the hoop rolling in the hoop and stick game and test your skill with a cup and ball and the whip and top.

Not forgetting our usuals - you can also enjoy a trip 'Into the Thick', experiencing life in a 1850s coal mine, attend a Victorian school lesson and try our famous traditionally cooked.

A great day out for the whole family.


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Every Friday in August - join us for our summer evenings until 8pm**

Stay late and discover a different theme each Friday.



Every full-paying daytime visitor will receive our Unchained annual pass*, allowing them to visit as many times as they like for 12 months, excluding events that require pre-booking and courses.

Those who want to pop in just for the late night evenings will pay £5* per person after 4pm but the UnChained pass is not included in this promotional offer.

Check out our summer advert below


Don’t forget that all full priced day tickets are valid for an UnChained Annual Pass, giving you 12 months’ unlimited daytime visits for free!


 *Please note, that any reduced special offer tickets or any other offers including the reduced evening rate are not eligible to be upgraded to an Unchained Pass. For see our UnChained Pass Terms and Conditions for more details.

**Please note that some buildings close at 5pm. 



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