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    Join us this summer

    Bursting with fun for all the family! 21 Jul - 2 Sep

  • History with character

    History With Character

    Experience it for yourself! 

  • Halloween nights with costumed characters

    Halloween Nights

    Enjoy a night of spooktacular fun this Halloween! 26, 27, 30 & 31 Oct

  • Lea Road Infant Welfare Centre

    Shape #MyBlackCountryStory

    We are looking for memories of the building on Lea Road, Wolverhampton

    Find out more at  BCLM: Forging Ahead, Infant Welfare Centre

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    Open late on Fridays in August

    We’re extending our opening hours to 8pm every Friday in August to give you more time to immerse yourself in 300 years of Black Country history!

    Find out more    August  Summer Evenings

Coming Soon

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Historic Holiday Fun

Family Pewter Casting

Family Pewter Casting

Victorian School Lessons

Have a school lesson

bakery

See live bakery demonstrations

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Stroll around our Boat Dock

pub

Have a traditional ale in the Bottle & Glass Inn

Underground mine

Go underground in the mine

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Enjoy our Traditional Fairground

Cinema

Watch a silent film in our cinema

Photo of Workers' Institute building

Join in a Tour of the Workers’ Institute

Tram rides

Have a ride on our historic transport

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Watch the traditional skills of metal working

Traditional street games

Try your hand at traditional street games

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21 July - 02 September
Historic Holiday FunSchool Holidays

Family Pewter Casting

21 August
Family Pewter CastingHeritage Workshops & Talks, School Holidays, advance-booking

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22 August
Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)Heritage Clubs, Children Only Events, School Holidays, advance-booking

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23 August
Get Closer: Fashion (Members only) - Sold OutMembers Only Events, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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23 August
Transport Driving Experience Evening - Sold OutExperience Days, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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24 August
Knit and Natter - Fully BookedHeritage Clubs, Fully Booked

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24 August
Summer EveningEvening Events, School Holidays

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29 August
Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)Heritage Clubs, Children Only Events, School Holidays, advance-booking

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30 August
Family Rag Rug Making WorkshopHeritage Workshops & Talks, School Holidays, advance-booking

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31 August
Summer EveningEvening Events, School Holidays

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07 September
Knit and Natter to help BCLMHeritage Clubs

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07 September - 08 September
Peaky Blinders Night - SOLD OUTEvening Events, advance-booking, Fully Booked

Forging Ahead profile: Brenda Minett

Win a bostin' Bank Holiday Day Out!

Have some historic holiday fun and win!

Pay for just one visit and we’ll give you a
BCLM UnChained Annual Pass valid for 12 months

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Forging Ahead profile: Brenda Minett

  E. Minett was founded in 1907 by Edith Dabbs Minett as a high quality ladies’ outfitters in Wednesbury.  By the 1950s Edith’s daughter, Brenda, owned and managed the business. Born in 1928,...

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