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1940s Evening

1940s Evening

11 July 2020

This is a pre-book only event. Tickets go on sale on 24 February 2020 at 10:00.

We recommend you book your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

1940s Evening

11 July 2020

Jitterbug and jive your way through a night of wartime entertainment. With music to keep your feet tapping, join our characters from the Home Front and the Allied Forces as they “Keep Calm and Party On”.

The spirit of the 40s will live on into the night as a separate evening event takes place on Saturday 11 July.

Don’t forget to dress up to jitterbug and jive your way through a night of 1940s entertainment.

With music to keep your feet tapping and a host of characters keeping the home fires burning, we’ll “Keep Calm and Party On”.

We welcome all visitors to take part and dress 1940s, however please respect that this is a Homefront event - Allied Forces only. 

Event time: 6:30pm - 10pm

Prices & Booking Details

Tickets will go on sale Mon 24 Feb, 10am

Priority booking for Members will open from Mon 17 Feb, 10am

Become a Member to receive priority booking and 20% off your event ticket* plus, a host of other benefits.

Join online today

Already a member? You will need to be logged into your account to access priority booking. Login to our ticketing site and book online today or for telephone bookings call our Sales & Ticketing Team on 0121 520 8054 (mon-Fri, 10am-4pm) and have your membership account details ready.

*T&C's apply

Prices:

Adult: £19.00

Young Person (3-15): £9.95

Essential Carer: £9.50

*T&C's apply


This event is a pre-ticketed event - UnChained passes are not valid for entry. We would like to remind you that tickets are non-transferable and we strongly advise that you do not purchase tickets from online third party sellers.

Important note:  if you are planning to visit us for the whole weekend, please note that there will be a break between the Saturday daytime event, ending at 5pm and the evening event, beginning at 6.30pm. Visitors will be asked to leave the Museum site for this hour and a half. 

Should you wish to receive your tickets by post (rather than email) there will be a £3 admin fee. 

Important messages

Usual opening hours & admission prices apply for the 1940s daytime event. BCLM UnChained Annual passes are valid for the daytime visits however, it is not valid for the evening event which is pre-book only.

Please respect our neighbours and local residents by only parking on Museum car parks. A park and ride service is available from nearby Dudley College on the Broadway.

We welcome all visitors to take part and dress in 1940s, however please respect that this is a Homefront event - Allied Forces only.

Interested in re-enacting or exhibiting at this event?

Entries are invited to apply to exhibit or re-enact at our 1940s Weekend & Evening. 

Black Country Living Museum is an ideal venue for this event; entrants will be able to participate in all the facilities of the Museum.

To apply to exhibit or re-enact at the Museum, please download and complete the entry form. Please return your entry form by email or post no later than 6 March 2020.  

Download the 1940s Re-enactor Entry Form

All entries will be vetted for eligibility, and will be notified of acceptance by email at the earliest possible time. Please note you are not booked in to the event until you have received a confirmation email from the Museum. 


Contact Details

If you require additional information or want to discuss details, please use the contact details below:

Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Road, Dudley DY1 4SQ

Mel Weatherley 

Head of Programme Development

Mel.weatherley@bclm.com

Tel: 0121 521 5694

or 

Tom Dipple

Programme Developer

Tom.dipple@bclm.com

Make a weekend of it and visit during the daytime at 1940s Weekend! 

Please note: if you are planning to visit us for the whole weekend, please note that there will be a break between the Saturday daytime event, ending at 5pm and the evening event, beginning at 6.30pm. Visitors will be asked to leave the Museum site for this hour and a half.

All details are correct at the time of writing; however the Museum reserves the right to change or cancel items if circumstances arise that are beyond its control.  

 

 

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