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BCLM Receives ArtFund Award

17 November 2020

BCLM Art Fund Grant will Bring History to Life for the Younger Generation Black Country Living Museum receives Art Fund grant to help bring Black Country history to life for younger audiences in brand new ways. The Museum will bring the stories of the Black Country to children in an exciting new series of...

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November Lockdown - Museum Update

04 November 2020

We have been so appreciative of all of the support from all our visitors since our reopening in August, and we’re thrilled to have been able to welcome you back. However, following the latest announcement from the UK Government in response to COVID-19, the Museum will temporarily close from today until our...

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BCLM receives lifeline grant from Government's Culture Recovery Fund

24 October 2020

Black Country Living Museum has been awarded a grant of £2.56m from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to further help it face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. The Museum is one of 35 major cultural organisations receiving the first grants between £1 and...

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WIN A Spooktacular day out this half term!

23 October 2020

We’re offering one lucky family the chance to win a family pass plus a tasty fish and chip lunch for a spooktacular day visit!  To enter the competition, head on over to our Facebook post and simply tell us in the comments who you’d bring! Winners will be chosen at random and notified on...

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Black History Month 2020 at BCLM: A Celebration of Creativity, Culture & Community

14 October 2020

This year’s Black History Month event at BCLM is a virtual gathering to celebrate the  contribution of Black people living and working in the Black Country. Join us on Wed 28 Oct from 7pm for an evening of performances including song, dance, music, and spoken word that will showcase the lives and legacy...

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WIN a bostin' Bank Holiday day out!

21 August 2020

We’re offering one lucky family the chance to win a family pass plus a tasty fish and chip lunch for a bostin' Bank Holiday treat!  To enter the competition, head on over to our Facebook post and simply tell us in the comments who you’d bring! Winners will be chosen at random and notified on...

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BCLM Awarded Arts Council England Emergency Funding

07 July 2020

The Museum has received £1.175m of financial support from Arts Council England's Emergency Response Fund.   We are extremely grateful for the lifeline this funding will provide during such a critical time in the Museum’s history.  As for many other businesses and charitable...

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Joint museum sector statement on £1.57 billion funding for culture

06 July 2020

Joint museum sector statement from the National Museum Directors' Council, Association of Independent Museums and the Museums Association We welcome the Government’s announcement of £1.57bn for the culture and heritage sector.  Across the country museums have worked tirelessly to provide...

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Plans to re-open update

Update on BCLM's plans for re-opening

10 June 2020

Following ongoing Government announcements regarding reopening of open spaces, and now wildlife attractions, we are aware that some people may assume BCLM should now re-open too. Unfortunately this is not currently possible. BCLM is an accredited museum, so in accordance with Government guidance we would have not...

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We need your help now more than ever

Can you help BCLM?

24 March 2020

We’re sorry to ask at such a difficult time, but we need your help now more than ever. The Museum is closed temporarily to protect public health and stem the spread of the coronavirus.  As an independent charity with over ninety percent of our income coming from visitors, this closure will have a...

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