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dudley weighbridge Office

Do you remember Dudley Weighbridge Office in the 1950s?

12 November 2019

Black Country Living Museum is looking for memories from the 1950s of the Dudley Weighbridge as part of its ambitious new development project BCLM: Forging Ahead. The weighbridge office will be recreated and set in the 1950s as part of the new 1940s to 1960s street providing the opportunity for visitors to learn...

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Fiendish felons

Win a Family Pass to the Museum for Half Term

18 October 2019

We’re offering one lucky family the chance to win a family pass plus a tasty fish and chip lunch for our Fiendish Felons themed half term.  To enter the competition, head on over to our Facebook pages and simply tell us who you’d bring! Winners will be chosen at random and notified on ...

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Laurie Thomas

Were you a Customer at Laurie Thomas Hairdressers?

08 October 2019

Black Country Living Museum is looking for memories from the 1950s of Laurie Thomas hairdressers – a barbers and ladies salon based in Burnt Tree, Tividale Road, Tipton. The Museum plans to recreate the hairdressers as part of its ambitious new development project BCLM: Forging Ahead. The recreated...

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boaters

Win a family pass to the Museum this Weekend!

24 September 2019

We’re offering one lucky family the chance to win a family pass plus a tasty fish and chip lunch for our Historic Boaters event this weekend.  To enter the competition, head on over to our pages and simply tell us who you’d bring! Winners will be chosen at random and notified on Thurs 26...

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civic restaurant

Did you dine out in Dudley's Civic Restaurant?

06 September 2019

Black Country Living Museum is looking for memories from the 1940s to the 1950s of the Civic Restaurant that once stood on the corner of Fisher Street and Birmingham Street in Dudley from 1948 until the 1980s. The Museum plans to recreate the restaurant as part of its ambitious new development project BCLM: Forging...

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canal str

Win a family pass to the Museum this Bank Holiday Weekend!

20 August 2019

The summer is not yet over and we’re expecting a bostin' bank holiday weekend. We’re offering one lucky family the chance to win a family pass plus a tasty fish and chip lunch. To enter the competition, head on over to our social media pages and simply tell us where you’d head to...

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Picture of cast iron houses

Did you know the families that lived in the Cast Iron Houses, Dudley?

30 July 2019

We are seeking information about the families that lived in Dudley’s only Cast Iron Houses during the 1950s. As part of our ambitious new development project, BCLM: Forging Ahead, we will be taking down its Cast Iron Houses, panel by panel, and relocating them within our new 1940s-60s town which is due to...

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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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Forging Ahead Montage

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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