Dance through the decades at Black Country Living Museum

With live music, dancing and good food, you’re invited to roll back the clock and celebrate the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s at three weekends celebrating the unique music, culture and dance styles that defined each era.

The festivities begin on 11-12 May as the 1950s come rockin’ to the Museum’s streets.

Celebrate the birth of rock & roll with your friends and family, understand how America influenced popular culture in Britain and relive the excitement of a nation that “never had it so good”.

From enjoying vintage fashion and rockabilly style all weekend, to live music and dancing on the evening of 11 May, the weekend promises to be an unforgettable journey through this pivotal decade in British history.

29 June sees the 1960s rock the Black Country again with the Museum’s first ever 1960s Evening on 29 June and daytime activities on 30 June.

Groove to your favourite 1960s music played by live bands (29 June only), explore the new 1960s buildings making their debut, see vintage vehicles, and marvel at the far-out fashion.

Join in the fun by wearing your go-go boots, bell bottoms or your finest Mod threads as the Museum recreates the hip and energetic atmosphere that defined a generation.

Finally, the Museum’s 1940s Weekend returns on 13-14 July, with daytime activities and an evening event on 13 July.

Lindy Hop and swing your way through the Museum’s historic streets as you experience life as it would have been in the Black Country during the 1940s, with everything from the outbreak of war to the Dig For Victory and Make Do and Mend campaigns.

And, on this, the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings, meet troops from all over the world as they gather ahead of the big day and find out more about the essential role Black Country industries played in powering the landing.

With so much on offer, what are you waiting for? Waltz over to and grab your tickets today.