Behind the Lens: The story of James Whale
In commemoration of this year’s LGBTQ+ History Month and it’s theme ‘behind the lens’, we look to Dudley’s most famous filmmaker James Whale.
Bringing back Black Country Folk from the past
Black Country Living Museum (BCLM) shares examples of characters that were used in 2022 to convey the hugely diverse stories the Black Country has to tell.
Disability history: Modern advances and historical devices
Black Country Living Museum (BCLM) shares examples of items linked to disability history and details the Curating for Change scheme, in a blog post written by Claudia Davies, Curating for Change Fellow at the Museum.
Legendary boat-builder remembered through donation to steam narrowboat President
Legendary boat-builder remembered through donation to steam narrowboat President.
Understanding Dudley’s Race Riots pt.2: The Contexts
In the second part of our series on the Dudley Race Riots, Dr Simon Briercliffe explores the social context of the early 1960s in Dudley and how circumstances led to the riots of July 1962.
Understanding Dudley’s Race Riots: pt.1 – What Happened
Researcher Dr Simon Briercliffe explores the events of July 1962 and how the Dudley Race Riots unfolded.