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THE BLACK COUNTRY MEMORIES CLUB
Supported By Bilston Town Hall

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.  

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

Can you spare some time to help your Club? We need your help see here.

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

The Black Country Memories Club's new exhibition
"Bowls, Buckets and Bedsteads"
(Bilston Industries Between the Two World Wars)
Last few days Closes on Saturday 25 March


Next MeetingWednesday 19th April
Black Country Canals   
Doors open12:00PM

 
Bowls, Bucklets & Bedsteads
is now open in the Craft Gallery on Mount Peasant, Bilston.
Amongst other things it shows how local industry coped with
coming out of the long Victorian era and into a modern era - of depression.
Everyone should visit! And anyone who knows more about Bilston at that time: would they please write in the visitors book.

You can also contact us on Facebook or by email.  Some pictures of the exhibition.
Canals
 
 Details of remaing Public events for 2017 now online.
We thank you for your support in 2016 and hope to receive your support in 2017.

The Club meets
four times a year, in Bilston, unless otherwise stated all meetings are at Bilston Town Hall

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

AGM 2015 Report

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


A Slide Show of Pictures from our 2015 Xmas Party (MP4)