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Cast Iron Interior

Museum Unveils its First Victorian Cottage and Wartime House

20 October 2010

The Black Country Living Museum will be unveiling its first ever Victorian cottage and Wartime House during the half term holidays, from Saturday 23rd October – Sunday 31st October, 2010. Four houses have been restored to reflect two different periods of time - the Victorian era represented by the Brook...

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Chains

Breaking The Chains By Jean Debney

19 October 2010

Monday October 25th   In The Workers Institute From 12pm till 1pm Local author, Jean Debney will be talking & answering questions about her new book ‘Breaking The Chain’s, which tells the story behind of  the Chainmakers’ Strike of 1910. At 2.00pm, Jean will be in the Museum...

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Boats

Swallow moors up

12 October 2010

The Narrow boat Swallow, has now arrived and is moored up at BCLM, opposite the rolling mill. The owner will open the boat up for viewing on Bonfire Night.  SWALLOW was built in 1934 by W.J. Yarwood & Sons of Northwich for W.H. Cowburn & Cowpar. She is a narrowboat of steel construction and carried...

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1930s Interior

New 1930's Interiors video

11 October 2010

Please find below a link to a video interview with David Eveleigh and Sharron Wise about The Black Country Living Museum’s new 1930’s interiors: http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2010/09/30/working-class-life-in-the-1930s-revisited/

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Anchor

Anchor set to move to Black Country Living Museum

04 October 2010

Plans to move a replica Titanic anchor to the Black Country Living Museum next month have been confirmed. The replica, made to the specifications of the original anchor, was accompanied by 20 shire horses at a celebration and commemoration event on Sunday August 15, as part of a Channel 4 history series. It has...

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