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(This exciting and varied Programme has knowledgable leaders to 'tell the tales' as you 'walk the walks')

We look forward to seeing you!   Please arrive for all walks at 7.15pm for 7.30pm start)

Please be aware that some walks may be muddy and it is advisable to wear the appropriate footwear.


Welcome to the page that provides you with exercise and history. If you like to ramble and want to find out more about this fascinating area, come along and join us!




Recent Expeditions 

Rowley Hills - In the footsteps of the Quarrymen

Leader: Ian Bott - BCS Members on the Summer 2019 Walk in search of Roman concealment, the legendary hailstone and the other Rowley, abandoned workings. public art and breathtaking panoramic vistas of the Black Country and Birmingham city

Tangye's 'ole  - Leader: Wayne







Exploring the Canals & Railways of Coseley

Leaders: Peter Glews & Keith Hodgkins of the BCS IA Group


The July Walk Around Wrens Nest

If you require advanced information or would like to make suggestions for future

excursions, please contact:

Mr D. Galley. 6 Southcott Avenue, Brierley Hill DY5 2SW      (Tel: 01384 832517)

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Tangyes Hole Walk 11
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Tangyes Hole Walk 4
Tangyes Hole Walk 2
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Tangyes Hole Walk 5
Tangyes Hole Walk 11
Tangyes Hole Walk 9
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Walks archive


(Not exclusively BCS)

The Society are pleased to advise that during 2019 they are planning to share coach excursions with other societies. Members will be notified of the excursions when the details are finalised.

Information will also appear here.

Black Country Society Main Programme
Unless stated otherwise meetings are held at The Dudley Canal Trust Portal DY1 4SB.

Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm. Visitors welcome.
For details contact

The West Midlands Historic Buildings Trust is a registered charity.

They aim to safeguard buildings of historical and/or architectural importance, within the West Midlands and Worcestershire, which are at risk of being lost.

As well as projects to protect and rescue historic buildings, the Trusts organise a range of activities to encourage and involve both new and existing members.

Visit -

Industrial Archaeology Group
The IA Group hold evening lectures at the
the Olde Swan, (Mrs Pardoe`s), Halesowen Road,  Netherton.

Meetings held first Wednesday of each month.
For details contact

Walks are restricted to members only to enable participants to hear the leader's commentary and maintain safety. Sensible footwear is advised. Every effort is made to ensure that the distance can be covered within a maximum of 2 hours, but every walk is different and each leader has his/her style of walking and talking so please ask for details before attending any walk.
David Galley  Walks Coordinator
01384 832157

Black Country Geological Society
The BCGS run a programme of monthly lectures and talks from September to April , meeting in ​ Dudley Museum & Art Gallery, St. James's Road, Dudley, DY1 1HU, followed by a series of Field Trips to geological sites all over the Midlands. No qualifications are necessary to join - just a genuine interest. See the BCGS website for details.


Mushroom Green Chainshop
See the Industrial Heritage Stronghold website for details.

Mushroom Green Chain Shop is opened by Industrial Heritage Stronghold on the second Sunday of the month from April to October 2:30 – 5pm. Admission is free.

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