'Black Country Society' Events
The Black Country Society delivers a program of Events each year and invites all members to join in and attend. If you are a Member bring a friend, everyone is welcome!
Events are arranged to suit all ages and interests and include talks on specific subjects, walks around areas of historic and local interest, guided tours, visits to special locations, museums, business establishments and places of historic interest.
The Society also invites Members to attend specialist book and other publication launches where they can meet the author and purchase signed copies.
Please see the Talks Pages by clicking on the button below.
MAKE SURE WE CAN CONTACT YOU - THEN YOU WON'T MISS ANYTHING!
If you have provided the Society with an email address, the Events coordinators will send you notification, updates and news of forthcoming events.
Contact the Membership Secretary to update your contact information and to receive society notifications by email.
Click to view the 2019 Talk events page. There's something for everyone. We look forward to seeing you!
VISITS - WALKS - TALKS - PRESENTATIONS - BOOK LAUNCHES
REVIEW OF THE YEAR!
Some of the Events we organised and attended -
SATURDAY 1 JUNE 2019
GUIDED TOUR OF CHURCHILL FORGE - STARTING AT 2.00PM
£9.00 per person - Including afternoon tea of sandwiches and homemade cakes.
SATURDAY 13 JULY 2019
A Guided Tour with local Canal Historian - Chris Dyche
aboard the BLACKCOUNTRY MAN BARGE
Price: £15.00 (Fish & Chips optional: £5.95)
Boarding at the Bonded Warehouse, Stourbridge at 2pm and travelling down to and through Stourton Locks. Return approx 6pm.
Book either or both trips through Helen Cook - 0797 5765554
11 May 2019 - Staffordshire History Day
30 June 2019 - Armed Forces Day, Himley Hall
13 JULY 2019 - AMBLECOTE HISTORY SOCIETY - BARGE CRUISE with canal historian Chris Dyche
Contact: Helen Cook Tel: 07975 765554 email:
13 July 2019 - Black Country Festival Day - Dudley Town Centre
Visit the BCS Stand & the Duncan Edwards Foundation Stand.
July 2019 - Black Country Festival, Himley Hall
Visit the BCS Stand at the Show
23/28 August 2019 - Glass Biennale
The British Glass Biennale is the foremost juried exhibition of excellence in contemporary glass by British artists, designers and craftspeople in the UK. With at least 80 major new glass works selected every two years, the British Glass Biennale is the flagship exhibition within the International Festival of Glass and attracts collectors, galleries and museums from around the world.
29 September 2019 - Duncan Edwards Event
5 October 2019 - Archives Open Day - Dudley
9 November 2019 - Black Country History Day, Birmingham University
BCS SOCIAL - 17 Jan 2020
'An Evening with the President!
BCS President Marlene Watson is known widely as 'The Black Country Wench' and will be hosting a 'fun' evening on 17 January 2020 at the Quality Hotel, Dudley. Find out more on the News Page and book early as places are limited.
TO BUY TICKETS CONTACT:
Keith - Tel: 0121 520 0080