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BCLM Celebrates Migration Stories During Jubilee

As part of our May half term Jubilee activities, we’re celebrating migration to the region, exploring stories of people in the South Asian community who migrated to the Black Country during the 1950s.  Our Bostin’ Jubilee Bash celebration promises visitors a week of ‘Right Royal Fun’ with the opportunity to dress up in red, white…

The Elephant we’ll never forget – Can you help?

Black Country Living Museum is calling out for donations of furnishings and objects to set dress the recreation of a once-treasured pub – The Elephant & Castle. As part of our brand-new Forging Ahead development, we are recreating The Elephant & Castle pub, which will be set in the 1960s. Built in 1905, the Elephant…

Win an eggcellent prize with BCLM this Easter!

This Easter we’re giving you the chance to WIN a BCLM membership! BCLM Membership gives you the chance to enjoy free return visits for 12 months, along with a host of extra benefits, including: Priority booking for BCLM special events Discounts in our food outlets and shops Exclusive BCLM Member events that take you behind…

Join the Forging Ahead Black Country Brick Hunt!

Black Country Living Museum is currently building a replica brickworks as part of its Forging Ahead development, loosely based on the works at the Cricket Field Colliery, Brockmoor. To support this historic infrastructure, the Museum is seeking stories and memories from those who worked in the brickmaking industry in the 20th century and are particularly…

BCLM says a big Thank You to National Lottery…

Black Country Living Museum is proud to be a participating venue in this year’s National Lottery Open Week (NLOW). National Lottery Heritage Fund have made a significant investment in our brand new 1940s-60s development BCLM Forging Ahead, for which construction is well underway! As our way of saying a big thank you we’ve decided to…

Win A Trip To BCLM This February Half Term!

With February Half Term just around the corner, we’re giving you the chance to WIN a large family ticket to BCLM! 🎟️ To enter, simply tell us your favourite item at the Museum in the comments on our competition post over, on our Facebook page. We’re giving away one large General Admission family ticket (valid…

BCLM Win “Being Social” category at Digital Culture Awards

Black Country Living Museum has been awarded in the “Being Social” category at Arts Council England and the Digital Culture Network’s Digital Culture awards this week. The award recognises the Museum’s work on TikTok, praising their success in increasing awareness and engagement with new audiences. This category at the awards was judged by Adam Kozary,…

Toys and memories from the past – Black Country…

As part of Black Country Living Museum’s brand new Forging Ahead development, the Museum is recreating Spring Hill Post Office, which originally stood on the Penn Road in Wolverhampton. The shop will form a part of the Museum’s new 1940s-60s high street. Post Offices were a fixture of every high street in the Black Country…