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WW1 Family

1916 Greengrocers Brought to Life

28 July 2014

History repeats itself, as the 1916 Greengrocers was brought back to life this weekend at the Museum. The great grandson of an early 20th century greengrocer was pleasantly surprised to find out that his Grandmother’s shop will have a place in history, as the building is restored to its former glory,...

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Thomas Dudley

Thomas Dudley unveiled as Black Country Museumís School Scheme sponsor

25 July 2014

Today's news sees Thomas Dudley Ltd and Black Country Living Museum have announced a major new sponsorship agreement. The agreement, which starts in September 2014, will see Thomas Dudley become the proud sponsor of the Museum’s ‘Schools Membership Scheme’. The associated funding will enable...

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Black Country Night

Latest acts confirmed for Black Country Night

24 July 2014

Our Black Country Night on Saturday 13 September, will boast a line up of Black Country musicians and comedians. Along with local folk bands and internet sensations, The Empty Can and Bethan and the Morgans, we can now announce the latest comedy acts that have been confirmed today. The legendary queen of Black...

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WW1

WW1 drama filmed at BCLM

17 July 2014

For five days during July, a short drama film commissioned for the British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust was filmed at the Museum. The film, directed by a deaf director, Julian Peedle-Calloo, is entitled Battle Lines and centres on World War One and munitions. We will announce when it is due to air, later in...

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Black Country Day

Happy Black Country Day

14 July 2014

It's the first official Black Country Day, 14 July and all weekend the Museum and other venues across the region, have been celebrating the importance of Black Country past & present. Today’s date was chosen to mark the region's industrial heritage, as it was the first ever day that the newly designed...

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MPO Funding

NEW INVESTMENT SET TO BOOST MIDLANDS MUSEUMS

01 July 2014

The ‘Midlands Museum Consortium’, led by Black Country Living Museum, today received confirmation of three years’ investment funding from Arts Council England (ACE) worth £2,658,000. The Black Country Living Museum joins a list of only 21 Major Partners Museums across England to receive this...

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