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      Stourbridge Lion

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

      Black by day red by night

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

      Dudley Miner

      The average age of death was 16.7 in Dudley in 1841

      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"

      Discover the Black Country

      17 May - 27 June
      Discover the Black Country
      Step back in time to Discover the Black Country! Pre-booking is essential.

      Abram Games BCSC

      17 May
      Black Country Studies Centre - Abram Games and the 1951 Festival of Britain - Naomi Games
      Black Country Studies Centre - online talk

      the nostalgia series BCSC

      27 May
      Black Country Studies Centre - The Nostalgia Series
      Black Country Studies Centre presents The Nostalgia Series of online talks.

      loff out loud

      28 May - 06 June
      May Half Term: Loff Out Loud!
      Come and 'av a loff with us this May half term! Pre-booking is essential.

      1940s Weekend coming soon

      17 July - 18 July
      Coming soon - 1940s Weekend
      1940s Weekend is back! Pre-book only - booking details released soon.

      1940s evening coming soon

      17 July
      Coming soon - 1940s Evening
      1940s Evening is back! Pre-book only - booking details released soon.

      Coming Soon Peaky Blinders

      10 September - 11 September
      Coming soon - Peaky Blinders Nights
      Peaky Blinders Nights are back! Pre-book only - booking details released soon.

      Coming Soon Peaky Blinders

      17 September - 18 September
      Coming soon - Peaky Blinders Nights
      Peaky Blinders Nights are back! Pre-book only - booking details released soon.

      Coming Soon Peaky Blinders

      24 September - 25 September
      Coming soon - Peaky Blinders Nights
      Peaky Blinders Nights are back! Pre-book only - booking details released soon.

      Discover the Black Country

      Discover the Black Country

      17 May - 27 June

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

      Abram Games BCSC

      Black Country Studies Centre - Abram Games and the 1951 Festival of Britain - Naomi Games

      17 May

      Black Country Studies Centre - online talk

      the nostalgia series BCSC

      Black Country Studies Centre - The Nostalgia Series

      27 May

      Black Country Studies Centre presents The Nostalgia Series of online talks.

      loff out loud

      May Half Term: Loff Out Loud!

      28 May - 06 June

      Come and 'av a loff with us this May half term! Pre-booking is essential.

      1940s Weekend coming soon

      Coming soon - 1940s Weekend

      17 July - 18 July

      1940s Weekend is back! Pre-book only - booking details released soon.

      1940s evening coming soon

      Coming soon - 1940s Evening

      17 July

      1940s Evening is back! Pre-book only - booking details released soon.

      Coming Soon Peaky Blinders

      Coming soon - Peaky Blinders Nights

      10 September - 11 September

      Peaky Blinders Nights are back! Pre-book only - booking details released soon.

      Coming Soon Peaky Blinders

      Coming soon - Peaky Blinders Nights

      17 September - 18 September

      Peaky Blinders Nights are back! Pre-book only - booking details released soon.

      Coming Soon Peaky Blinders

      Coming soon - Peaky Blinders Nights

      24 September - 25 September

      Peaky Blinders Nights are back! Pre-book only - booking details released soon.

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