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BCLM: Forging Ahead artist's impression

BCLM: Forging Ahead wins National Lottery support

15 June 2017

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to save landmark community and commercial buildings from demolition and rebuild them at the Black Country Living Museum has been awarded £9.8m from the National Lottery.

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1940s Weekend 2017 Black Country

Spend the Weekend in Wartime Britain at Black Country Living Museum

08 June 2017

Expect a nostalgic journey back to the sights and sounds of wartime Britain as Black Country Living Museum hosts its largest ever ‘1940s Weekend’ on 15 & 16 July. For an entire weekend, the Museum will be transformed as vintage vehicles, 40s civilians, army personnel, and the sound of air raid sirens fill the streets!

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Let's Get Sporty!

Get Sporty Black Country Style This Summer Holiday

06 June 2017

Discover how the Black Country kept fit over the summer at Black Country Living Museum as we race, jump and skip our way through some traditional sports! From 22 July – 3 September visitors will be able to ‘get sporty’ 19th and 20th century style. Join in with a number of outdoor games guaranteed to get the heart racing with costumed demonstrators on hand to help you hop and skip your way to some old-fashioned fun!

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