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Supported By Bilston Town Hall
Just visiting our area and don't know Bilston? See here

John Wilkinson (AKA Alan Bickley)
John Wilkinson event

Now online a few photos and a brief comment on our Vinegar and Brown Paper event  

The Club is open to anyone who lives or works, or did live or work,  in the Black Country boroughs of Wolverhampton, Dudley, Sandwell and Walsall.  

About The BCMC:  what we do and how to join us.

Download Our Programme of Events (PDF)

OUR MEMORIES:  people's stories about Black Country life

Bilston's Mayoral Regalia

Reports of our older meetings can now be found in our Archives section

A Slide show featuring some photos from our recent 'Coalmon' event now online

 Email us for more information about The BCMC  link at top of page

For details of the Officers and Committee, click here

 February 14th


It was formally decided that The BCMC
will be dissolved with immediate effect.

The future of this website is as yet undecided, but it will likely continue in some form.
the historical information on it,
 will Not be lost!

A fairly new acquisition for the club an old comemorative Tablet
Originally from Bilston Girls High School additional information has now been provided


Now online a few photos from our 2016 Christmas party together with a just for fun quiz.

2017 Programme now available

Following our recent event on Carnival Queens a film of Bilston Carnival from 1964 has a emerged see it here on Youtube

 A few photos from our commemoration of The Battle of The Somme

A selection of videos featuring Tom Larkin  
    Trevor Johnson reads a selection of his Black Country Dialect Poems


There is a lot of time and effort required to set up our exhibitions and it really is appreciated. We are planning more for next year so if you have any ideas or comments please let us know. You can contact us by e-mail bcmccommittee@gmail.com

1966 The Demise of Bilston Council also The Fight for Bilston by Tom Larkin

Memories of Industry:  stories and histories about local industry

A Memory of Jim Speakman,

A Memory of Reg Aston

A Memory of Trevor Genge

In Memory of Bill Pope updated 24/2/16

Links a selection of links to other sites that may be of interest

Pictures of Some of Bilston's Mayoral Regalia