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Clowning Around Half Term BCLM

Clown Around this Half Term at Black Country Living Museum

23 April 2016

The hardworking Black Country folk are ready for all the fun of the fair this half term! Join in the excitement this half term at Black Country Living Museum’s carnival and circus themed event as you craft, juggle and marathon your way to fun, fun, fun! Step right up to the Museum’s ‘Old Tyme’ carnival, learn some valuable circus skills at clown college, take on our games master’s challenges or help prepare for the fair at our bunting station! 

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Battle Lines Black Country Living Museum

BCLM to hold Sign Language Film Festival for Deaf Awareness Week

22 April 2016

BCLM will be celebrating Deaf Awareness Week by hosting a British Sign Language Film Festival between Tue 3 – Sat 7 May where there will be a series of specialist films suitable for deaf and hard of hearing audiences.

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Tug boat gathering BCLM

All Aboard the Black Country Living Museumís Boating Weekender!

15 April 2016

Visit the Black Country Living Museum over the Bank Holiday Weekend, and you’ll be part of one of the largest tug boat gatherings in the country. The Museum will be celebrating these once common boats and the legacy of the canal network with a weekend of hands-on crafts, activities and fascinating talks.

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BCLM Best Midlands Attraction

Black Country Living Museum Wins TWO Whatís On Readersí Awards!

14 April 2016

Black Country Living Museum has won two coveted awards from the What’s On Readers’ Awards 2016! The Museum beat stiff competition to win the title of both ‘Best Midlands Visitor Attraction’ as well as ‘Best Visitor Attraction – Wolverhampton and Black Country’.

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Red by Night 2016

Step inside the Industrial Revolution at Black Country Living Museum

06 April 2016

Once famously described as “black by day and red by night”, the Black Country was once an industrial powerhouse like no other, fueling the industrial revolution and playing a key role in Britain’s national story. On Sat 14 May, the Black Country Living Museum will be celebrating this in their annual half price event: Red by Night.

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