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ChemPharm at BCLM

Volunteers nip accident in the bud with generous donation to BCLM gardener

30 August 2016

Local company H&R ChemPharm (UK) Limited have surprised Black Country Living Museum’s Head Gardener with some ‘cream of the crop’ gardening tools after accidentally breaking a leaf rake during a volunteering stint.

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Wates BCLM

Wates Gives BCLM a Backstage Makeover

26 August 2016

Black Country Living Museum’s staff room for its costumed staff has received a makeover from national developer Wates Living Space Homes. A week-long volunteering project saw the Wates team work alongside Museum staff, who volunteered 40 hours to refresh the ‘backstage’ of BCLM.

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President in Steam BCLM

Discover the power of steam this bank holiday at BCLM

19 August 2016

Enjoy a fun-packed, steam-powered, full day out at BCLM this Bank Holiday Weekend (27 – 29 Aug)!

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Pokemon GO BCLM Map

BCLM hopes to lure Pokemon GO players with discount

17 August 2016

Pokemasters looking to ‘catch ‘em all’ are in for a treat as the Black Country Living Museum is offering limited discounted £5 entry for Pokemon Go players, granting access to the Museum’s gym and 10 Pokestops.

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Halloween Nights at BCLM

A frightfully good Halloween at BCLM

16 August 2016

Prepare to be spooked at some of the best Halloween nights in town! Trick or treat along the Black Country Living Museum’s gas lit cobbled streets and experience thrilling street entertainment from circus performers, fire-jugglers, magicians, a ‘spookified’ mine and more!

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Flue replacement Black Country Museum

Heat is on as local businesses help light BCLM’s fire

10 August 2016

Two very generous local companies have been working tirelessly to keep the fire lit at Black Country Living Museum’s Edwardian St James’ School. Together, Worcestershire Chimney Services and Midtherm Dudley forwent the usual charge to replace two historic classroom flues, taking the heat off the Museum’s maintenance team who would have normally paid thousands for this kind of work.

 

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