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Win a family pass to the Museum this summer!

18 July 2019

We're gearing up for a legendary summer here at the Black Country Living Museum and to celebrate we’re offering one lucky family the chance to win a family pass plus a bostin’ fish and chip lunch. To enter the competition, head on over to our social media pages and simply tell us where you’d...

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Lavender

Do you remember J H Lavender & Co. in the 1940s-1960s?

25 June 2019

Did you or anyone in your family work at Lavender’s in the 1940s-1960s? Do you remember the Lavender family in this period? Did you move to Britain to work in a Black Country industry in this period? As part of its ambitious BCLM: Forging Ahead development plans, Black Country Living Museum will...

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Major Development Plans are Forging Ahead

29 May 2019

We are delighted to announce   that we have received the final go ahead to begin our transformational £23m development project ‘BCLM: Forging Ahead’ in summer 2019, thanks to confirmation of £9.4m of funding from National Lottery Heritage Fund, alongside existing...

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Red by Night

Win a Red by Night Out!

10 May 2019

Fancy winning a night out with a difference? Our Red by Night event will take visitors right back in time to the Black Country’s industrial past and we’re giving away FREE tickets for one lucky family. To bag yourself the prize, all you have to do is tell us who you’d take on our  Facebook...

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BCLM May Bank Holiday Weekend

Win a bostin' Bank Holiday Day out!

29 April 2019

Fancy winning a family day out at the Black Country Living Museum over the Bank Holiday Weekend (4th-6th May 2019)? We're giving away family tickets (two adults plus up to three children) plus a fish and chip lunch. To bag yourself the prize, all you have to do is tell us who you’d take on our Facebook ...

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St George and Dragon

Hunting St George and His Dragon

26 April 2019

Having just celebrated St George’s Day, what should be added to our collection but a very shiny golden casting of the man himself! The design is about 20cm and shows St George In all his finery, mounted upon a well-dressed horse in full slaying mode. The lady who donated it has had it in her family for...

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Hot Cross Buns

Win an Egg-citing Day Out this Easter!

08 April 2019

Fancy winning a family day out at the Black Country Living Museum over the Easter holidays (13-28 April 2019)? We’re giving away an egg-citing day out for a lucky family which includes a family ticket to the Museum plus an Easter basket packed with sweet treats. To bag yourself the prize, all you have to...

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Events on sale at BCLM

01 February 2019

Over the next few weeks, some of our most popular events will be going on sale to the public and to our members. Selected events (excluding Christmas & Peaky Blinders Nights) will be going on sale to members on Mon 4 Feb (10am), and then to the general public on Wed 20 Feb (10am). Peaky Blinders Nights will...

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Black Country Living Museum meets Hollywood icons - Stan & Ollie

08 January 2019

The show must go on as Hollywood icons Steve Coogan and John C Reilly walked the streets of  Black Country Living Museum   in May 2017, one of the many  film locations   for comedy duo Laurel and Hardy biopic Stan & Ollie. The film documents what would become their farewell tour...

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Black Country Studies Centre

Black Country Studies Centre launches

21 November 2018

New Black Country Studies Centre to offer enhanced learning opportunities The University of Wolverhampton and Black Country Living Museum have launched a new education partnership to provide enhanced learning opportunities for communities across the Black Country. The new Black Country Studies Centre will...

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