2024 events

What’s on

Do you fancy exploring the Museum after hours or being transported back to a weekend dedicated to the 1940s? We’ve got yow, aer kid!

Come along to one of our special or seasonal events in 2024 – tickets are on sale now!

Our Christmas events will go on sale in June. 

Five visitors in 1950s outfits stand in front of the Elephant & Castle Pub.

1950s Weekend

When: Saturday 11 May
What: Daytime and evening event

May half term

When: Saturday 25 May – Sunday 2 June
What: Daytime event
Theme: ‘Made in the Black Country’

1960s Weekend

When: Saturday 29 June – Sunday 30 June
What: Daytime (Sunday only) and evening event

Windrush Day

When: Saturday 22 June
What: Daytime event

Festival of Vehicles

When: Saturday 15 – Sunday 16 June
What: Daytime event

1940s Weekend

When: Saturday 13 – Sunday 14 July
What: Daytime and evening event

A groups of people in 1950s dress sitting in a vintage bus.


When: Saturday 20 July – Sunday 1 September
What: Daytime event

Three children and an adult are smiling. One of the children is in a wheelchair and you can see the fairground behind them.

Summer Lates

When: Every Friday in August
What: Evening event

A promotional image that reads 'Peaky Blinders Nights at Black Country Living Museum'.

Peaky Blinders Nights

When: Saturday 28 September and Saturday 16 November
What: Evening event

A costumed character in Edwardian clothing holds a suspicious looking bottle.

October half term

When: Saturday 26 October – Sunday 3 November
What: Daytime event
Theme: ‘Cops, crimes and capers’

A woman dressed in steampunk clothing holds a stuffed dragon. There is a table behind with a small cauldron and various lotions and potions.


When: Saturday 26, Sunday 27, Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 October
What: Evening event

Festival of Light

When: Saturday 2 November
What: Evening event

The shop front of Gregory's General Store at Black Country Living Museum. Red and green painted windows display a range of foods and chistmas decorations. A young white man in a white apron and edwardian clothing stands in the doorway. There are Christmas trees and crates of vegetables stacked outside.

Santa Hunts

When: To be confirmed
What: Daytime event

The sideboard in the 1930s apartment. There is an imitation Christmas tree on the side decorated with tinsel and small ornaments. There are family photos and gift wrapped presents next to the tree. The background shows orange and yellow art deco style wallpaper in a fan pattern.

Glad Tidings

When: To be confirmed
What: Evening event

A close up photograph shows a woman dressed in a grey coat wearing a beret that covers her brown curls. She's smiling and stands in front of recreated shops.


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Access Tours

Our specialist Access Tours take place once a month on a Saturday and begin with an introductory welcome to the Museum. A dedicated tour guide will be with you for the duration of your tour.  

Promotional image for YACC. The letters "YACC" appear in blue text on an orange background. In the opposite corner, the title "young archaeologists's and curators' club" is written in blue typewriter style text. A chalk slate in the middle of the picture has the words "explore the past together" on it in chalk lettering.

Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club

The club is suitable for young people aged 8 to 15 years old who are excited about learning more about history through fun and hands-on activities and are keen to meet new friends.

A placemat and coaster painted in the roses and castles style, traditionally seen on canal boats in the Midlands. There are pink, white, orange and red roses in a circle painted on a dark green background.


‘Av a goo at summat new with our hands-on heritage skills and craft classes.

A year of UnChained

Did you know that when you buy a full priced general admission ticket for just one day, we give you a ticket to return as many times as you would like for a whole year at no extra charge? 

Come back for our seasonal and UnChained Annual Pass events, including half term and Bank Holiday activities, Festival of Vehicles and Unwrapping Christmas (daytime only).