Become a Member of The Black Country Society
Extend your knowledge of the Black Country and enjoy the
benefits of belonging to this unique Society ...
Membership of the Society will provide you with access to a wealth of knowledge and information about the
'Black Country'. As a member you will be able to extend your interest in the history of the area along with
finding out more about the industrial leaders, inventors, workers and personalities across each generation.
The Black Country Society engages with its membership through regular Meetings, Walks and Talks, Book
launches, Events and Exhibitions. You will make friends with people who have a mutual interest in the area.
If you are not from the Black Country, we are sure the interest you take in the history of the area
will be enhanced through the additional sources to investigate and surprising insights of life in
a time when industry and new production methods became the lifeblood of the Nation.
The Black Country, as small in size as it is, has made a huge contribution in the advancement to
science, industry and commerce in the UK and throughout the World.
The Blackcountryman quarterly magazine - Flagship of the Society
Join today to receive the Summer issue with great features including:
Celia Couper - A Life in Dancing
Jack Judge & Harry Williams - 'It's a Long Way to Tipperary'
Dan Oram - Poet and Writer from Bloxwich
Gertie Millar - Duchess of Dudley
CHOOSE YOUR MEMBERSHIP
To Pay by cheque - Print and complete the Membership Form and post it with your cheque made payable to 'The Black Country Society' to:
The BCS Membership Secretary. 7 Wilton Close, Sedgley, Dudley DY3 1HX
Click here to print a
Membership Form and
pay by cheque
To Pay online - Click the button below right and choose PayPal or Credit/Debit Card options.
Please be sure to complete all address details when filling in your payment transaction.
The Black Country Society are pleased to offer an introductory membership fee of just £8.00 for the first twelve months, (£12.50 annually thereafter). New members receive all benefits, magazine issues and event invitations.
Membership is available for you and another family member at the same address at cost of £15.00 for twelve months. The membership fee includes all membership benefits, magazine issues and event invitations.
The Black Country Society has many members who no longer live in the UK. The cost of overseas membership is £25.00 for twelve months.
Join Today & Explore the past and present of
this fascinating area where innovation,
people, skills and hard work created a
revolution in the story of industry
that made Great Britain.
Once you have joined the Black Country
Society we will arrange delivery of your
magazines as well as provide information
about all Society activities including Events,
Walks, Talks, Lectures and Special Publications.
Because of the virus pandemic the Society has had to cancel all Talks and Walks. However, all Members will receive their copy of the magazine issues as normal and we welcome any contact you may wish to make with the Society and Members through the website.
Together We Are Stronger!
The Black Country Society values its Members and their identity rights. BCS operates with a GDPR Officer and a strict GDPR policy. The Society is pleased to communicate with all members as they wish (mail, telephone and email). The Society is aware of the need, not to waste materials and resources and asks that all members agree wherever possible to communication by email. If this is acceptable, the Society will only communicate with members by email to inform members of Black Country Society News, Talks, Walks, Social Events and to provide reminders about membership renewal dates.