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  • 1940s Evening 2021

    1940s Evening 2021

    1940s Evening is back for 2021, starring the D-Day Darlings - Tickets on sale now!

Stourbridge Lion

In 1828, Stourbridge built the first steam train to operate on US soil

Lady Chainmakers

In 1910 the lady chain makers of Cradley Heath helped win Britain's first minimum wage

Queen Vic

13 year old Queen Victoria described the land as "desolate" and "black"

Dudley Miner

The average age of death was 16.7 in Dudley in 1841

Black by day red by night

In 1866 the Black Country was described as "black by day and red by night"

Discover the Black Country

07 June - 23 July
Discover the Black Country
Step back in time to Discover the Black Country! Pre-booking is essential.

tug boats

03 July - 04 July
Tug Boat Weekend
Join us a we celebrate the history of tug boats. Pre-book only.

poverty plenty and people

10 July
Poverty, Plenty and People - Access Tour (BSL Interpreted)
Join our BSL Interpreted tour exploring quality of life in 18th & 19th Century

poverty plenty and people

10 July
Poverty, Plenty and People - Access Tour (Audio Descriptive)
Join our Audio Descriptive tour exploring quality of life in 18th & 19th Century

BCSC Black Country Type

15 July
Black Country Studies Centre - Black Country Type
Explore the impact of typography in the Black Country in this online talk.

1940s Weekend 2021

17 July - 18 July
1940s Weekend (Daytime) - SOLD OUT
1940s Weekend is back! Pre-book only.

1940s evening 2021

17 July
1940s Evening
1940s Evening is back! Pre-book only.

BCSC Festival of Brtain

22 July
Black Country Studies Centre - The Festival of Britain in the Black Country
Exploring the Black Country's contribution to the 1951 Festival of Britain.

Summer village with blue sky

24 July - 05 September
Ta Very Much!
This Summer we're saying a big "Ta Very Much!" to helpful heroes from the past.

BCSC Talk Wolverhampton

05 August
Black Country Studies Centre - Wolverhampton's Festival Market Hall
Uncovering the history of Wolverhampton's Festival hall in this online talk.

Peaky Blinders nights

10 September - 11 September
Peaky Blinders Nights
Peaky Blinders Nights are back with a bang for 2021! Pre-book only.

Peaky Blinders nights

17 September - 18 September
Peaky Blinders Nights
Peaky Blinders Nights are back with a bang for 2021! Pre-book only.

Discover the Black Country

Discover the Black Country

07 June - 23 July

Step back in time to Discover the Black Country! Pre-booking is essential.

tug boats

Tug Boat Weekend

03 July - 04 July

Join us a we celebrate the history of tug boats. Pre-book only.

poverty plenty and people

Poverty, Plenty and People - Access Tour (BSL Interpreted)

10 July

Join our BSL Interpreted tour exploring quality of life in 18th & 19th Century

poverty plenty and people

Poverty, Plenty and People - Access Tour (Audio Descriptive)

10 July

Join our Audio Descriptive tour exploring quality of life in 18th & 19th Century

BCSC Black Country Type

Black Country Studies Centre - Black Country Type

15 July

Explore the impact of typography in the Black Country in this online talk.

1940s Weekend 2021

1940s Weekend (Daytime) - SOLD OUT

17 July - 18 July

1940s Weekend is back! Pre-book only.

1940s evening 2021

1940s Evening

17 July

1940s Evening is back! Pre-book only.

BCSC Festival of Brtain

Black Country Studies Centre - The Festival of Britain in the Black Country

22 July

Exploring the Black Country's contribution to the 1951 Festival of Britain.

Summer village with blue sky

Ta Very Much!

24 July - 05 September

This Summer we're saying a big "Ta Very Much!" to helpful heroes from the past.

BCSC Talk Wolverhampton

Black Country Studies Centre - Wolverhampton's Festival Market Hall

05 August

Uncovering the history of Wolverhampton's Festival hall in this online talk.

Peaky Blinders nights

Peaky Blinders Nights

10 September - 11 September

Peaky Blinders Nights are back with a bang for 2021! Pre-book only.

Peaky Blinders nights

Peaky Blinders Nights

17 September - 18 September

Peaky Blinders Nights are back with a bang for 2021! Pre-book only.

Peaky Blinders nights

Peaky Blinders Nights

24 September - 25 September

Peaky Blinders Nights are back with a bang for 2021! Pre-book only.

photo of industrial might

Red by Night

09 October

See sparks fly, hear forges roar and watch steam unfurl. Pre-book only.

Peaky Blinders 12 & 13 November

Peaky Blinders Nights

12 November - 13 November

Peaky Blinders Nights are back with a bang for 2021! Pre-book only.

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